What is your opinion of radar detectors?

What is your opinion of radar detectors? Are they effective? If you like them then do you have a make/model that you recommend?

Asked on 10 November 2011 by John Jobson

Answered by Honest John
Even though they are not actually illegal I won't recommend any because it could be seen as assisting people to impede the police in the execution of their duty.
Dear Honest John,

Please help me choose my next car. I would like it to have:
    Select a few terms below
Similar questions
I am considering buying a new car and ordering some dealer-fit original manufacturer accessories - roof box and carrier base (roof rack), door visors, wheel arch extensions, splash guards (mud flaps),...
I own a 52-reg Peugeot 307 Hdi Rapier with 120,000 miles on the clock. I am looking to upgrade and have seen a few cars. The one I am looking at is a 2004 54-reg Audi A3 1.9 TDI Sport 6-speed with 63,000...
I have a Full Tilt ex-MOD 110 Defender and it is fine in the summer with its full and removable canvas top. But I have been searching unsuccessfully for somebody who produces a removable hard top for the...

Value my car