Operation generally — See Ch. 456.
[Ord. 371. Passed 6-5-2000]
No person shall drive a vehicle at a speed greater than is reasonable and prudent under the existing conditions and with regard to actual and potential hazards, nor at a greater speed than will permit the driver to bring his vehicle to a stop within the assured clear distance ahead. 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.
[Ord. 371. Passed 6-5-2000; Ord. 385. Passed 6-19-2001]
Except when a special hazard exists that requires lower speed for compliance with Section 457.01 relating to driving vehicles at a safe speed, the limits specified as follows shall be the maximum lawful speeds on the roadways therein listed, and no person shall drive a vehicle at a speed in excess of the limits set forth herein: