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Police Speed Enforcement Tactics in Alabama

Alabama State PoliceUnderstanding the speed enforcement tactics and equipment used in Alabama can save you from getting an expensive speeding ticket!

Alabama Radar Detector and Laser Jammer Laws

The use of radar detectors and laser jammers are legal in the State of Alabama in all passenger vehicles.

Points of Interest

  • Traffic must stop in both directions on multi-lane highways when school buses are discharging passengers.
  • State law requires that you have your headlights on whenever you operate your windshield wipers.
  • Handguns must be unloaded and placed into a case in the trunk or storage area, unless one is permitted to carry. Rifles and shotguns maybe carried in the passenger area in plain view while loaded.
  • Member of non-resident compact.

Phone/Texting Laws

  • Texting ban while driving
  • No handheld ban while driving (16/17 year old drivers and drivers having a license less then 6 months are prohibited in using a cell phone while driving)

Aircraft Enforcement

The Alabama State Police have a variety of Aircraft they can utilize for traffic patrol including Beach King Air 200, Bel 407 and two Jet Rangers.

Fixed Photo Red Light and/or Photo Radar Enforcement



Police do speed enforcement using both rear and forward facing pacing.

Police Radar Enforcement

State procurement records over the past 5-years indicate that the following police radar guns are used by both state and local police agencies.

  • Applied Concepts Stalker Dual SL K-Band
  • Applied Concepts Stalker Dual SL Ka-Band
  • Kustom Signals Falcon HR K-band
  • Kustom Signals Talon II
  • Kustom Signals Talon Directional
  • Kustom Signals Raptor RP-1 K-band
  • Kustom Signals Raptor RP-1 Ka-band
  • MPH Industries Ka-band

Police Laser Enforcement

State procurement records over the past 5-years indicate that the following police lidar guns are used by both state and local police agencies.

  • LTI 20/20 Truespeed
  • Laser Ally


Police do not utilize VASCAR speed timing equipment

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