I'm looking for some help making a few decisions about my radar/lidar protection. I'm new to the radar/lidar detector scene.
I currently live in Michigan. Recently, I got a speeding ticket in Ohio. It sucked. A lot.
Determined to minimize the chances of this happening again, I ordered (splurged on...) a Bel Sti-R Plus system to be installed in my 03 Toyota Prius. (has not been installed yet, though)
I thought I had ordered just the detector system, but when I opened the box, I found an additional package labeled "shifter pack". Hmmm...
These are, to my knowledge, illegal in northern California, where I will be moving to within the next month.
I could either:
A) Have the entire system installed, both the detector and the shifters. Obviously, this could be a problem if the shifters were detected. How problematic is this? How easily-detectable are laser shifters?
B) Have only the detector system installed, but not the shifters. Obviously, this would leave me vulnerable to lidar. How much of a problem is this? Would it be worth it for me to invest in Laser Veil, in this case?
C) Return the entire system, and just try to be constantly vigilant about my speed. This is easier said than done though; it's so easy to zone out and end up doing 83 in a 70mph zone. And it only takes a second to get nailed, as I did in Ohio a month ago.
Thanks in advance for any help/suggestions you might have.