City of Cabool, MO
Texas 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 thirty (30) 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.
[R.O. 2011 §320.060; Ord. No. 767 §1, 10-15-2001]
A. 
A school safety speed zone is hereby established on Garst Street from Summit to 5th Street in the City of Cabool, Missouri.
B. 
From the hours of 7:30 A.M. to 8:30 A.M. and from the hours of 2:30 P.M. to 3:30 P.M. Monday — Friday it shall be unlawful for any person to operate any vehicle within the school safety zone at a speed greater than twenty (20) miles per hour.
C. 
The minimum fine to be assessed for any violation of the twenty (20) mile per hour speed limit in the school safety zone shall be double the applicable speeding violation fines, which are based on the number of miles per hour over the applicable speed limit, plus court costs.
D. 
Payment of fines and costs may not be made to the Violations Bureau. All persons cited for violation of this Section must appear in the Municipal Court.