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Statute Number:8-1557
Chapter Title:AUTOMOBILES AND OTHER VEHICLES
Article Title:UNIFORM ACT REGULATING TRAFFIC; RULES OF THE ROAD
Tax Type:Vehicles
Brief Description:Basic rule governing speed of vehicles.
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8-1557. Basic rule governing speed of vehicles. No person shall drive a vehicle at a speed greater than is reasonable and prudent under the conditions and having regard to the actual hazards then existing. Consistent with the foregoing, every person shall drive at a safe and appropriate speed when approaching and crossing an intersection or railroad grade crossing, when approaching and going around a curve, when approaching a hill crest, when traveling upon any narrow or winding roadway, and when special hazards exist with respect to pedestrians or other traffic or by reason of weather or highway conditions.
History: L. 1974, ch. 33, 8-1557; July 1.


Date Composed: 04/04/2011 Date Modified: 04/04/2011

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