§ 71.05  OPERATOR OF VEHICLE TO DRIVE SAFELY; SPEED LIMITS.
   (A)   It shall be unlawful to operate a motor vehicle without due regard for the safety and rights of pedestrians and drivers and occupants of all other vehicles; or so as to endanger the life, limb or property of any persons while lawfully using the highways and streets of the city.  The penalty for violation of this division (A) shall be as set forth in § 71.99
(KRS 189.290(1))
   (B)   The speed limits set forth in KRS 189.390(2) shall be applicable on all streets within the city, except as the city as authorized by KRS 189.390(4), declares and determines upon the basis of engineering and traffic investigations that the speed limits set forth in KRS 189.390(2) are not reasonable or safe under the conditions found to exist at any location in the city.  The city shall then determine and authorized by ordinance or order a reasonable and safe speed limit at that location and give notice thereof by signs appropriately erected at that location.  The penalty for violation of any speed limit in the city shall be in accordance with the fine schedule set forth in KRS 189.394.
(Ord. 3-67, passed 7-10-67)
Cross reference:
   Speed limits for specific streets, see Ch. 74, Sch. III