City of Bowling Green, MO
Pike County
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Cross References — As to designated speed limits, sch. I of this Title; as to the congested district, sch. IV.

Section 320.010 State Speed Laws Applicable.

[CC 1996 §320.010]
The State traffic laws regulating the speed of vehicles shall be applicable upon all streets within the City, except that the City may by ordinance declare and determine upon the basis of engineering and traffic investigation that certain speed regulations shall be applicable upon specified streets or in certain areas, in which event it shall be unlawful for any person to drive a vehicle at a speed in excess of any speed so declared when signs are in place giving notice thereof, but no City ordinance shall regulate the speed of vehicles upon controlled access highways of the State.

Section 320.020 Speed Limits.

[CC 1996 §320.020; CC 1977 §76.140; Ord. No. 1026 §I, 11-11-1997]
It shall be unlawful for any person to operate a motor vehicle within the Congested District of this City as defined in Schedule IV at a rate of speed in excess of twenty (20) miles per hour or outside of the Congested District but within the corporate limits of this City at a rate of speed exceeding twenty-five (25) miles per hour except for emergency vehicles.

Section 320.030 Slow Speed — Regulations.

No person shall drive a motor vehicle at such a slow speed as to impede or block the normal and reasonable movement of traffic, except when reduced speed is necessary for safe operation or in compliance with law. Peace Officers may enforce the provisions of this Section by directions to drivers, and in the event of apparent willful disobedience to this provision and refusal to comply with direction of an officer in accordance herewith, the continued slow operation by a driver is an ordinance violation.

Section 320.040 Particular Speed Limits.

[CC 1996 §320.040; Ord. No. 1028 §I, 12-8-1997]
It shall be unlawful for any person to operate a motor vehicle within the City of Bowling Green, Missouri, at a rate of speed exceeding that stated in Schedule I of this Title of the Bowling Green, Missouri, City Code.