If you intend to remember to watch your speed and avoid an expensive traffic ticket, you'll surely want to get the best radar detector that is legal in your state.
Many of our customers consider the RMR-D595 to be the best radar detector on the market today. With its monolithic microwave integrated circuit and blue backlit dot matrix LCD, this high tech device can detect radar bands used by traffic enforcement officers, including K, KA, Super-Wide, Instant-On, Pulse and Pop radar bands. This sleek, windshield-mountable detector can alert you to the proximity of a traffic monitor using Pro-Laser, Laser-Lite, Stalker and other laser radar systems used by police. Other features that make the RMR-D595 one of the best radar detector devices around are adaptive laser tracking, advanced micro-scan to detect Pop Radar and a range of optional alert tones. A bracket, power cord and two-year warranty are included with this 14.9 oz. police radar sensor from Rocky Mountain Radar.
The best radar detector for motorcycle riders
The Rocky Mountain Radar Moto-Raptor Cordless Motorcycle Laser Detector is the single detector that comes with its own helmet-mounted wireless alarm system. A brilliant blue LED peripheral light alarm is also included with this remarkably effective radar detection device designed for motorcycle riders. Riders who wish to be notified whenever police radar is in nearby use will appreciate the helmet mounted off-on switch, rechargeable internal battery and a sensing circuit that shuts down the radar detector when the motorcycle engine is not running. All components of the Moto-Raptor are weatherproof, making this the best motorcycle radar detector for the money.
Best radar detector with built-in scrambler
If you're looking for a great detector, do consider The Judge. Made by Rocky Mountain Radar, this detection unit comes with an OLED dot matrix display that you can see without taking your eyes off the road. Programmable for city or highway use, The Judge offers a mute function and a dimming function, as well. This savvy detector provides complete 360-degree detection of radar and lasers that are most often utilized by traffic enforcers. Micro-scan technology notices traffic laser and radar guns up to four times faster than typical detectors. If you don't want to be bothered with false alarms, you'll be pleased to know that The Judge eliminates X-band sensitivity.
Is the best radar detector legal in your state?
The National Conference of State Legislatures reports that Virginia and Washington DC ban the use of radar detectors in all vehicles. At the time of this writing, Virginia is the only state that completely outlaws detectors in cars, trucks and commercial vehicles. In Illinois and New York, radar detectors are disallowed on big trucks. Federal law prohibits any speed detector in commercial vehicles that weigh more than 10,000 pounds. Drivers of non-commercial vehicles may mount and use radar detectors in 49 states.
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