Gov. Mike Leavitt has signed into law a measure lifting restrictions
that limits the use of unmarked patrol cars by the Utah Highway
limit on unmarked highway patrol vehicles is now one per
operation, but SB106, written by Sen. Curtis Bramble, R-Provo,
allows for the use of multiple unmarked cruisers with operations
that take place in urban areas, are backed by the Public
Safety Commissioner, last less than two weeks and target
aggressive drivers specifically.
of the measure said it would not be used all the time and
it would not cut down on the use of marked vehicles, Provo's Daily
Herald reported. Officers would be required by the bill
to be in uniform when using unmarked patrol cars.