City of Creve Coeur, MO
St. Louis County
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Section 320.010 General Speed Limit.

[R.O. 2008 §16-303; Ord. No. 977 §1(5.2), 1-5-1981]
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 20 miles per hour.

Section 320.020 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. Police 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 320.030 Special Speed Limits On Roadways.

No person shall operate a motor vehicle upon those portions of the roadways which are set forth and described in Schedule III at a rate of speed in excess of that speed limit set for such portions of the roadways by said Schedule as amended from time to time.

Section 320.040 Controlled Speed.

[R.O. 2008 §16-300; Ord. No. 977 §1(5.4), 1-5-1981]
In every event, speed shall be controlled as may be necessary to avoid colliding with any person, vehicle or other conveyance or on entering the public way in compliance with legal requirements and it shall be the duty of all persons to use due care and drive at a safe and appropriate speed.

Section 320.050 School Zone Speed Limit.

[R.O. 2008 §16-302; Ord. No. 977 §1(5.1), 1-5-1981]
No person shall drive a vehicle in excess of the posted speed limit in a posted school zone.

Section 320.060 Racing On Streets — Drag Racing.

[R.O. 2008 §16-304; Ord. No. 977 §1(5.5), 1-5-1981]
No person shall engage in any motor vehicle speed contest or exhibition of speed on any street or highway of this City and no person shall aid or abet any motor vehicle speed contest or speed exhibition on any street or highway of this City, except that a passenger shall not be considered as aiding or abetting.

Section 320.070 Interference With Speed Measuring Devices.

[R.O. 2008 §16-305; Ord. No. 977 §1(5.8), 1-5-1981]
It shall be unlawful for any person to interfere in any manner with the operation of radar or any other device or method used to test, check, gauge or determine the speed of a motor vehicle within this City or to post any sign or notice that any speed checks or tests are being conducted.