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Old 03-30-2006, 03:16 AM   #228
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Originally Posted by still
Hey, with all this Bay Area weather, i was wondering if it's legal to drive the max speed limit in the rain? heard it's 10mph less if it's rainign or something? TIA
Is it sad that it took me about thirty seconds to figure out what TIA means?

Anyway, back to the task at fingers. In the rain, obviously you shouldn't go
max speed. I know, you're never supposed to go over it, but, uhh, yeah. The safe speed would be 55mph, or less, depending on how hard it's raining and how wet the roads are. I'm not going to stop someone going 65, but if I'm only going 55 (or less) because of the weather, and you pass me, then I'll write that ticket. I know, "Who would pass a cop?" You'd be surprised!
Go ahead, ask me a question... Check out the CopTalk thread in the California forum

Thank you Sam
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