Myth: Placing aluminum foil strips on your hubcaps or rims will keep your vehicle from being detected by radar

By Jonathan van Ekelenburg

This is most definitely just a myth. Aluminum foil strips cannot do anything to stop radar from detecting your speed. Most wheels already contain aluminum in them, so there is no sense to this myth at all. All you will gain by placing aluminum foil on your car is having your car look ridiculous and attract more attention from police officers.

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