1. A person shall not sell, operate, or possess a speed detection jamming device, except as otherwise provided in this section, when the device is in a vehicle operated on the highways of this state or the device is held for sale in this state.
2. This section does not apply to speed measuring devices purchased by, held for purchase for, or operated by peace officers using the devices in performance of their official duties.
3. A speed detection jamming device sold, operated, or possessed in violation of subsection 1 may be seized by a peace officer and is subject to forfeiture as provided by chapter 809 or 809A.
4. For the purposes of this section:
a. “Speed detection jamming device” means any active or passive device, instrument, mechanism, or equipment that is designed or intended to interfere with, disrupt, or scramble the radar or laser that is used by a peace officer to measure the speed of motor vehicles. “Speed detection jamming device” does not include equipment that is legal under federal communications commission regulations, such as a citizens’ band radio, a ham radio, or other similar electronic equipment.
b. “Speed measuring device” includes but is not limited to devices commonly known as radar speed meters or laser speed meters.
[81 Acts, ch 109, §1]
96 Acts, ch 1133, §41; 2013 Acts, ch 140, §158
Referred to in §805.8A(14)(g), §809A.3
For applicable scheduled fines, see §805.8A, subsection 14, paragraph g