(A)   Except as otherwise provided in this chapter, it shall be unlawful to operate a vehicle in excess of the following speeds unless otherwise posted:
      (1)   Thirty-five miles per hour in any business district;
      (2)   Twenty-five miles per hour in any residential district;
      (3)   Fifteen miles per hour shall be the lowest posted speed limit;
      (4)   Thirty-five miles per hour shall be the speed limit throughout the incorporated limits of the Town of Pineville unless otherwise posted.
   (B)   The fact that the speed of a vehicle is lower than the foregoing limits shall not relieve the driver from the duty to decrease speed when approaching and crossing an intersection, when approaching and going around a curve, when approaching a hillcrest, when traveling upon any narrow or winding roadway, or when special hazards exist with respect to pedestrians or other traffic or by reasons of weather or street conditions, and speed shall be decreased as may be necessary to avoid colliding with any person, vehicle or other conveyance on or entering the street or highway, and to avoid causing injury to any person or property either on or off the street or highway, in compliance with legal requirements and the duty of all persons to use due care.
(1995 Code, § 40-111) (Ord. 2014-02, passed 4-8-2014) Penalty, see § 71.99
Statutory reference:
   Similar provisions, see G.S. § 20-141