A.   Basic Rule: No person shall drive a vehicle on a street at a speed greater than is reasonable and prudent under the conditions and having regard to the actual and potential hazards then existing.
   B.   Limits Imposed: Except when a special hazard exists that requires lower speed for compliance with subsection A of this section, the limits specified in this subsection or established as hereinafter authorized shall be maximum lawful speeds, and no person shall drive a vehicle on a street at a speed in excess of such maximum limits:
      1.   Twenty (20) miles per hour when passing a school building, or the grounds thereof, or a school crossing, during school recess or while children are going to or leaving school during opening or closing hours and providing that the presence of such school building, grounds thereof or school crossing is indicated plainly by signs or signals conforming to the provisions hereof.
      2.   Thirty (30) miles per hour on Main Street, on Fourth Street and on U.S. Highway 26 between the east side of Connely Avenue and its intersection with Main Street.
      3.   Twenty (20) miles per hour in other locations.
   C.   Changing Limits: The maximum speed limits set forth in this section may be altered by the mayor, with the advice and consent of the town council. (Ord. 195, 4-4-1984)