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Police Speed Enforcement Tactics in West Virginia

West ViginiaUnderstanding the speed enforcement tactics and equipment used in West Virginia can save you from getting an expensive speeding ticket!

West Virginia Radar Detector and Laser Jammer Laws

Radar detectors
and laser jammers are legal in passenger cars in the state of West Virginia.

Points of Interest

  • A license to carry a concealed firearm issued to a nonresident by another state shall be honored if such state provides reciprocal privilege.
  • Member of non-resident compact.

Phone/Texting Laws

  • Texting ban law.
  • Bans on handheld cell phones while driving.

Aircraft Enforcement

West Virginia does not have an aviation wing for traffic enforcement.


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

Red Light and/or Photo Radar Enforcement


Police Radar Guns

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

  • Kustom Signals Eagle II Ka-band
  • Kustom Signals Falcon HR K-band
  • Kustom Signals Talon II Ka-band
  • Kustom Signals Raptor RP-1 K-band
  • Kustom Signals Raptor RP-1 Ka-band
  • MPH Industries Speed Gun K-Band
  • MPH Industries Speed Gun Pro K-Band
  • MPH Industries Z-25 K-Band
  • MPH Industries Z-35 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.

  • Laser Ally
  • LTI 20/20 TruCam
  • LTI 20/20 Truespeed LR
  • LTI 20/20 Truespeed S
  • LTI 20/20 Ultalyte 100LR
  • LTI 20/20 Ultalyte 200LR


Police do not utilize VASCAR speed timing equipment.

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Return Policy

Dash Mounted Radar Detectors, Accessories, Mounting Systems: These products come with our 30-day money back guarantee provided that they are returned in resalable condition. This requires that all parts, accessories, warranty cards and packaging are returned.

Installed Products: Any radar detector/laser jammer product that requires installation is exempt from our 30-day return policy if the product is removed from the packaging and/or if the buyer installs and/or attempts to install the product on a vehicle it becomes a nonreturnable product.

This exception includes all laser jammers, installed radar detectors, and the Veil Stealth Coating.