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Local Government Alter Speed Limits

Concerning a local authority's ability to alter speed limits within the local authority's jurisdiction.
2018 Regular Session
Local Government
Transportation & Motor Vehicles

Current law requires county and municipal authorities (authorities) to conduct a traffic investigation or survey before increasing or decreasing the speed limits within the authority's jurisdiction. The bill allows the authority to also consider the following factors:

  • Road characteristics;
  • Current and future development;
  • Environmental factors;
  • Parking practices;
  • Pedestrian and bicycle activity in the vicinity; and
  • Crash statistics from the most recent year.
    (Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)


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