The Roadblock Registry

Over 3,000 user-submitted roadblock locations in the United States and Canada.

Browse for specific roadblocks by clicking on the appropriate state or province below.

What is a Roadblock?

A roadblock is a barricade set up by law enforcement to selectively stop and question motorists. The only justification for stopping citizens under a roadblock scenario is to warn them of unseen peril that could cause injury or death. Too often roadblocks are used to circumvent the need for probable cause to interrogate and search occupants of motor vehicles.

State / Province Spotlight

Ohio
Ohio
Recently enacted legislation in Ohio is supposed to curtail the notorious mayor’s courts many small municipalities use to collect speeding ticket revenue from passing motorists. However, based on…
Louisiana
Louisiana
Louisiana is the latest state to try to outlaw speed traps. State Representative Regina Barrow recently proposed legislation that would define a speed trap as a stretch of road for which no valid s…
South Carolina
South Carolina
South Carolina is home to one of the most distinctive landmarks in America: the famous peach-shaped water tower in Gaffney. Look for it along I-85, but don’t get too distracted. You’ll also nee…

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