PART X. SPEED RESTRICTIONS

 

Cross References

 

Neighborhood electric vehicle requirements, see 291C-134.

 

291C-101 Basic rule. No person shall drive a vehicle at a speed greater than is reasonable and prudent and having regard to the actual and potential hazards and conditions 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. [L 1971, c 150, pt of 1; am L 1977, c 8, 1]

 

Case Notes

 

For conviction, there must be evidence that the speed was unreasonable under the actual and potential hazards and conditions then existing. 1 H. App. 403, 619 P.2d 1102.

 

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