City of Pagedale, MO
St. Louis County
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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.
The City Traffic Engineer is authorized to regulate the timing of traffic signals so as to permit the movement of traffic in an orderly and safe manner at speeds slightly at variance from the speeds otherwise applicable within the district or at intersections and shall erect appropriate signs giving notice thereof.
[CC 2000 §320.050; CC 1990 §330.030; Ord. No. 24 §40, 4-13-1950; Ord. No. 389 §1, 5-27-1969; Ord. No. 555 §1, 3-11-1976; Ord. No. 822 §1, 6-18-1986; Ord. No. 1271 §3, 11-13-2003]
Except where otherwise provided by signs erected pursuant to duly passed and approved ordinances, no person shall operate a vehicle on any street in the City in excess of twenty (20) miles per hour.
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.
No person shall operate a motor vehicle upon those portions of the roadways which are set forth and described in Schedule I at a rate of speed in excess of that speed limit set for such portions of the roadways by said Schedule.
[CC 2000 §320.050; CC 1990 §330.030; Ord. No. 24 §40, 4-13-1950; Ord. No. 389 §1, 5-27-1969; Ord. No. 555 §1, 3-11-1976; Ord. No. 822 §1, 6-18-1986; Ord. No. 1271 §3, 11-13-2003]
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Every person operating a motor vehicle or street railway car on the streets of the City of Pagedale shall operate or drive same in a careful and prudent manner and in the exercise of the highest degree of care and at a rate of speed so as not to endanger the property of another or the life or limb of any person, taking into consideration the time of day, the amount of vehicular and pedestrian traffic, the condition of the street or highway, the atmospheric conditions and the location with reference to intersecting streets or highways, curves, residences or schools.
B. 
Except as otherwise contrary to express provision of ordinance or as posted, no person shall operate a motor vehicle on any street, highway, boulevard or thoroughfare in the City at a rate of speed in excess of twenty (20) miles per hour.