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Challenge meets the Chief's Squad Car!

Thought you all might enjoy seeing a picture of Challenge next to the Chief of Police's Studebaker. He parks it on Main Street quite a bit to keep speeders at bay.

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Cool! Reminds me of one of the cars in the movie "Cars". Doc Hudson's?
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Is that a radar dome on the front?
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Thx for the Post and pics.
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Hmmmmm - close run on his nose bs the R172!



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Is that a radar dome on the front?
Not sure if you are kidding......the center light made the Studebaker look unique. Until the late 60's only the highway patrol had radar and it was very primitive.

Until the recent federal grants (thank you Washington) our cops used hash marks painted on the roads along with a stopwatch to calculate speed/distance. Basically if you were an ass or definatley impaired you got arrested......speeding within reason really wasn't that big a deal.


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"Speeding within reason" is good terminology

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