NewsAll 20mph Speed Limits are Illegal in the Village of Round Lake Heights
All 20mph Speed Limits are Illegal in the Village of Round Lake Heights
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Thursday, 28 June 2007 17:00
All 20mph speed limit signs are illegal in the Village of Round Lake Heights according to Jeff Kissinger, a resident, because the village did not set those speed limits based on an engineering traffic study. This issue was brought up by Jeff Kissinger in the last village meeting and the village attorney agreed and recommended that the village peform traffic studies on all village roads. Currently if you get a traffic violation for under 30mph your violation will not hold up in court. Under Illinois State Law all neighborhood roads are 30mph and the speed limit can only be raised or lowered based on a traffic study that recommends doing so. In any case however it is always against the law to drive faster than the conditions permit regardless of the speed limit.
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