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Statute Number:8-1564
Chapter Title:AUTOMOBILES AND OTHER VEHICLES
Article Title:UNIFORM ACT REGULATING TRAFFIC; RULES OF THE ROAD
Tax Type:Vehicles
Brief Description:Violations of speed limits; requirements for complaint,
summons and notice to appear; effect of maximum speed limits in civil action.
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8-1564. Violations of speed limits; requirements for complaint, summons and notice to appear; effect of maximum speed limits in civil action. (a) In every charge of violation of any speed regulation in this article, except charges of violations of K.S.A. 8-1557, the complaint, also the summons or notice to appear, shall specify the speed at which the defendant is alleged to have driven, also the speed limit applicable within the district or at the location.
(b) The provisions of this article declaring maximum speed limitations shall not be construed to relieve the plaintiff in any action from the burden of proving negligence on the part of the defendant as the proximate cause of an accident.
History: L. 1974, ch. 33, 8-1564; L. 1975, ch. 39, 13; April 19.


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

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