It has fewer fancy features than midpriced radar detectors, but tests show that the Beltronics Vector 955 gives drivers plenty of warning about most radar speed traps. The downside? You'll be on your own with speed/red-light cameras -- only a GPS-equipped or smartphone-compatible detector can warn you about those -- and you'll have to deal with lots of false alarms.
Adequate warning of most traps -- but
plenty of false alarms, too. In tests, the Beltronics Vector 955 detects most
radar speed traps in plenty of time for the driver to slow down. Still, you'll
get more warning from newer, more advanced detectors -- like the Best Reviewed
midpriced model, the