No, I didn't get pulled over, but for anyone that gets pulled over for speeding at night by an officer whose vehicle had NO visible lights on (parking or otherwise) that was NOT Georgia State Patrol:
Direct from a State Trooper SGT:
In GA anyone (except the Highway Patrol) has to have lights on when running radar at night as you are required to be seen for 500' while running radar.
TITLE 40. MOTOR VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC
CHAPTER 14. USE OF SPEED DETECTION AND TRAFFIC-CONTROL SIGNAL MONITORING DEVICES
ARTICLE 2. SPEED DETECTION DEVICES
O.C.G.A. § 40-14-7 (2008)
§ 40-14-7. Visibility of vehicle from which device is operated
No stationary speed detection device shall be employed by county, municipal, college, or university law enforcement officers where the vehicle from which the device is operated is obstructed from the view of approaching motorists or is otherwise not visible for a distance of at least 500 feet.
HISTORY: Ga. L. 1968, p. 425, § 7; Ga. L. 1978, p. 1968, § 1; Ga. L. 1989, p. 586, § 1; Ga. L. 1992, p. 2785, § 30.