City of Weatherby Lake, MO
Platte 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.
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-five (25) 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 the Traffic Schedules, which are on file in the City offices, at a rate of speed in excess of that speed limit set for such portions of the roadways by said Schedules.
[CC 1984 §15.120; Ord. No. 267, 7-17-1984]
No person shall operate or drive a vehicle used primarily for advertising purposes or display posters or placecards or any article for the inspection of the public on such vehicle or as a part thereof at a rate of speed less than fifteen (15) miles per hour, and the operator of such vehicle shall move the same continuously and shall not stop the same except when ordered by any Police Officer or in obedience to traffic signals or signs. The permit for such vehicles shall be issued by the City Clerk at a cost of fifty dollars ($50.00) per day, and it shall be unlawful to operate such a vehicle without a permit.