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[Adopted as indicated in section histories]


§ 228-1 Enactment of speed limits.

[Adopted 12-6-1954 by Ord. No. 89]

Be it enacted and ordained by the Mayor and Borough Council of the Borough of Stockertown, and it is hereby enacted and ordained by the authority of the same, that any person driving a vehicle on any Borough street in the Borough of Stockertown shall drive the same at a careful and prudent speed, not greater than nor less than is reasonable and proper, having due regard to the traffic surface, and width of the highway, and of any other restrictions or conditions then and there existing; and no person shall drive any vehicle upon any such street or highway at such a speed as to endanger the life, limb or property of any person, nor at any speed greater than will permit him to bring the vehicle at a stop within the assured clear distance ahead, and in no event shall any person driving a vehicle on a Borough street in the Borough of Stockertown drive said vehicle at a speed in excess of 25 miles per hour.

§ 228-2 Speed limits designated.

[Adopted 1-15-18 by Ord. No. 2018-1]

State highway speed limits are established as follows:

Name of Street Speed Limit (mph) Location
State Route 191
35 Between Main Street and Upper Nazareth Township border
State Route 191 35 Between Main Street and Plainfield Township border
Bushkill Street 35

Between Center Street and the Bushkill Creek

Main Street 35 Between Center Street and the Forks Township border
Main Street 35

Between Center Street and the intersection of Main Street and Route 191

§ 228-3 Violations and penalties.

[Adopted 1-15-18 by Ord. No. 89]

Any person violating any of the provisions of this article shall, upon summary conviction before a Magisterial District Judge, be sentenced to pay a fine of $30 and costs of prosecution and, in default of the payment, shall undergo imprisonment of not more than five days.

 

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