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Watch out for the Florida Highway Patrol’s ‘ghost cars’


The Florida Highway Patrol recently took to Facebook to remind drivers about their sneaky “ghost” cruisers.

On April 7, the Florida Highway Patrol Training Academy shared a Facebook post warning drivers about the agency’s unique ghost cars.

FHP wrote: “Peekaboo! You may not see us in our Ghost cars, but we see you! This unique design is translucent on the car but reflective when lights appear illuminating the design. If you pass one of these, you might not know it’s us until you see the blue lights !!”

FHP has utilized ghost cruisers for several years now. With their tough-to-spot markings, the ghost cars are a sort of hybrid between a marked and unmarked vehicle and can be used in distracted driving patrols and to catch street racers, drunk drivers, speeders, or aggressive drivers.

You can see just how subtle the markings can be on the black ghost car in this photo from the American Association of State Troopers.


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