MGL c.89 § 7C Slow down, move over law
Requires slower speed when approaching stopped emergency vehicle
MGL c.90, § 17A Speed limits on the Mass. Pike and certain other highways.
MGL c.90, § 17C Cities or towns may set a 25-mile per hour speed limit in thickly settled or business districts
MGL c.90, § 18 Establishing posted limit
MGL c.90 § 20 Penalties
MGL c.90C, § 1 Civil motor vehicle infraction defined
720 CMR 9.06(6)(a) Minimum speed
No person shall drive in such a manner as to obstruct unnecessarily the normal movement of traffic upon any highway
321 CMR 3.01(1)(g) Speeding in wildlife management areas
700 CMR 7.08(6) Speeding on roads under the jurisdiction of the Turnpike Authority
740 CMR 11.05(11) Speeding on the Tobin Bridge
740 CMR 21.51(6) Speeding at the airport
Citable Motor Vehicle Offenses and CMVI Assessments, effective October 23, 2013
Speed measuring devices
LIDAR speed-measuring device performance specifications, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 2013.
"By defining minimum performance requirements and verification procedures, this technical document establishes a baseline for acceptable traffic LIDAR speed-measuring device and LIDAR system performance."
Speed-measuring device specifications: down-the-road radar module, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 2016.
"By defining minimum performance requirements and verification procedures, this technical document establishes a baseline for acceptable traffic radar speed-measuring device performance."
Traffic Tickets, Mass. District Court
"Find information about motor vehicle violations, what to do if you get a traffic ticket, and how to appeal a motor vehicle citation and court decision."
How to Win Your Case in Traffic Court Without a Lawyer, Atlantic Publishing, 2009
While not specific to Massachusetts, provides helpful information on how to prepare to go to court to contest a ticket. Requires library card for access.
Massachusetts Driver's Manual, Mass. Registry of Motor Vehicles
An online version of the booklet you get along with your Learner's Permit, this site includes all the key information needed to drive legally in Massachusetts. Chapters include: obtaining your license, keeping your license, rules of the road and more
Pay a Citation Online, Mass. Registry of Motor Vehicles
Speed Zoning, Dept. of Transportation
Includes information on speed limits, speed limit signs, and speed zoning in Massachusetts.
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