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Ottawa mayor lauds move to reduce 50 km/h speed limit to 40 km/h

Drivers may need to put the brakes on their driving habits in residential neighbourhoods, as the province mulls reducing speed limits from 50 km/h to 40 km/h. 330 more words

Ottawa

Province considers lowering the speed limit

The province is considering lowering speed limits on city streets, and Windsorites from the mayor to the man on the street think it should just put the brakes on that plan. 659 more words

News

Your License and Registration, Please

January 28, 1896: Walter Arnold gets a ticket. He is believed to be the first person to ever be given a ticket for speeding. He was fined for going 8 mph in town where the speed limit was 2 mph. 659 more words

History

Speed Limits Should Not be Decided by Protest

There was a story in the press a week or so ago about a road in Wales having its speed limit reduced from 60mph to 50mph after a ten year campaign by residents. 801 more words

Rants & Random Musings

Speed limits abolished in most areas

50 km/hours in urban area then on:

– one lane road limit of 60 km/hours

– two lanes : left lane for slow vehicle / right lane to overtake and max of 80/hour. 48 more words

A Criminal

“You were going over 20 miles per hour over the posted speed limit. I’m afraid that it is a criminal offense. You are going to have to call this court number.” 989 more words

On Speed Limits, Segregation, and St. Louis

The first thing I said to my dad when we drove across the Mississippi was, “this is Memphis.”

It wasn’t Memphis, it was St. Louis, but the sentiment stands.

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