Borough of Edgewood, PA
Allegheny County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Edgewood 6-7-1982 by Ord. No. 844. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Speed limits — See Ch. 193.
A. 
Police officers of the Borough of Edgewood are hereby authorized to use mechanical and/or electronic devices to determine the speed of motor vehicles on the streets and roadways of the Borough, provided that:
(1) 
The device is one authorized and approved under the laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the regulations of the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation.
(2) 
The device is used in accordance with the policy established by the Chief of Police, or his designees, in terms of location on roadways and streets, personnel, written records, times and dates for operating the device, and other pertinent administrative regulations.
(3) 
The device is to be used only on public streets and roadways which are clearly posted with speed limitations, in accordance with the laws of the Commonwealth and the rules of the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation.
(4) 
The device shall be certified, periodically, as prescribed by the regulations of the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation.
(5) 
The officer who operates the device is properly trained as per the requirements of the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation.
(6) 
Before each period of use, when initially setting up the device on the roadway, the device shall be checked by use of a police vehicle with properly certified speed calibrations; and that such device is determined to be accurate within two miles per hour. In addition, at the completion of the period of use, when the device is removed or dismantled from the street or roadway, the device shall be checked as previously set forth in this subsection and determined to be accurate within two miles per hour.
B. 
No citation for speeding shall be issued by a police officer using a speed timing mechanical and/or electronic device for any speed determined by such device which is six mph, or less, in excess of the posted speed limit for such roadway or street.