Posted Speed Limits

published: June 16th, 2020 by in Uncategorized

POSTED SPEED LIMITS! Sure, you may feel like a turtle driving at the posted speed limits within the neighborhood, but here’s something to think about the next time you’re tempted to drive a little faster: The average car traveling 30mph needs about 45 feet to come to a complete stop. If you increase your speed just 5mph to 35, you’ve increased your stopping distance to 61.25 feet. And keep in mind, this stopping distance is from the time you hit the brakes. Your reaction time will increase the distance it takes you to stop. Let’s all slow down and make… Read More »

Stop for School Vehicles

published: June 16th, 2020 by in Uncategorized

Just a friendly reminder… D. School Vehicles Drivers are to stop for school vehicles. If a school vehicle has stopped on a roadway and is operating the alternately flashing red lights, the driver of any vehicle following or approaching the school vehicle shall: • stop at least 20 feet from the rear of the school vehicle, if approaching the school vehicle from its rear; Or • at least 20 feet from the front of the school vehicle, if approaching the school vehicle from its front. The driver of any vehicle following or approaching the school vehicle may not proceed until the… Read More »