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University City, MO
St. Louis County
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[R.O. 2011 §10.20.010; Prior Code §21-109; Ord. No. 3848 §1]
No person shall operate or drive a motor vehicle (except emergency runs) or street railway or on any street, boulevard or thoroughfare in the City, at any time, at a rate of speed in excess of twenty-five (25) miles per hour, unless a higher maximum rate of speed applicable to certain designated portions or parts of portions of specified streets has been fixed by this Chapter or by ordinance and marked by signs erected at the beginning and end of such designated portions of such streets.
[R.O. 2011 §10.16.210; Code 1950 §1001.51; Prior Code §21-96; Ord. No. 6192, 1999]
A. 
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 a violation of this Section.
B. 
No vehicle shall be operated at a speed of less than forty (40) miles per hour on any highway which is part of the interstate system of highways, unless:
1. 
A slower speed is required for the safe operation of the vehicle because of weather or other special conditions; or
2. 
Agricultural implements, self-propelled hay-hauling equipment, implements of husbandry and vehicles transporting such vehicles or equipment may be operated occasionally on interstate highways for short distances at a speed of less than forty (40) miles per hour if such vehicle or equipment is operated pursuant to a special permit issued by the Chief Engineer of the State Department of Transportation pursuant to Section 304.200, RSMo., and the regulations established pursuant to such Section.
[R.O. 2011 §10.20.020; Prior Code §21-110; Ord. No. 3848 §1]
No person shall operate or drive a motor vehicle (except emergency runs) or streetcar in any alley in the City at a rate of speed in excess of fifteen (15) miles per hour.
[R.O. 2011 §10.20.030; Prior Code §21-111; Ord. No. 3848 §1; Ord. No. 3849 §1; Ord. No. 5044 §1]
Notwithstanding any other provision of this Chapter, no person shall operate or drive a motor vehicle, except for emergency runs, or streetcar in any legally designated school zone at a rate of speed in excess of twenty (20) miles per hour.
[R.O. 2011 §10.20.090; Code 1950 §100.51; Prior Code §21-118; Ord. No. 3849 §1]
A. 
The Director of Public Works and Parks shall post at all entrances to the City, signs indicating the speed limits provided in Section 320.010, and at all entrances to school zones, signs indicating the speed limits provided in Section 320.040.
B. 
The speed limits provided by Schedule I of this Title III shall be marked by signs erected at the beginning and end of the designated portions of the streets designated in such Sections.
[R.O. 2011 §10.20.100; Ord. No. 6842 §1, 1-10-2011]
A. 
No person shall operate or drive a motor vehicle (except emergency vehicles) on any street, boulevard or thoroughfare in the City, at any time, at a rate of speed in excess of the speed limits posted according to this Chapter or by ordinance and marked by signs erected at the beginning and end of such designated portions of such streets.
B. 
On the following designated thoroughfares the speed limit shall be strictly enforced:
1. 
Carleton Avenue: From Hanley Road to North and South Road.