Archives December 2013

Rules of the Road: Going over the Speed Limit

Posted on : Dec. 23, 2013 Updated on : Dec. 23, 2013 in: Tips .

Question: How fast do I have to be going over the posted speed limit for an officer to be able to pull me over?

Answer: You may be stopped for any speed over the posted limit. Generally officers allow some leeway due to the inconsistencies of vehicle speedometers.

Q: I am a regular driver on Sunset Drive. At the traffic signal on Woburn Street as well as at Orleans Street it is quite common for vehicles who are way far back in the line to use that lane for what seems like a long distance up to the light. I ...

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Speed drops near Kendall School

Posted on : Dec. 13, 2013 Updated on : Dec. 13, 2013 in: Website .

The speed limit on a section of Kendall Road near the Kendall Elementary School has been reduced to 40 miles per hour.

A speed study of the area determined traffic flow there better matches the reduced speed, according to the state Department of Transportation.
It had been 55 miles per hour.

The reduction is only for a small stretch of Kendall Road, also known as Highway 547, between Mount Baker Highway and Wheeler Road.
Signs posting the reduced speed were installed on Thursday, December 12th, 2013.

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