VT State Troopers Issuing Tickets During Bad Weather

vermont State PoliceOn Sunday and Monday, VT Troopers in the southeastern part of Vermont have been busy responding to numerous accidents and incidents on Interstates 91, I-89 as well as on State and local roads. The majority of these incidents are directly linked to the following, -driving at a speed too fast for the existing conditions, operating with tires not suitable for winter conditions, and failure to exercise common sense in hazardous conditions.
Troopers are issuing traffic tickets to drivers of the vehicle collisions/incidents who are driving at speeds too fast for the existing conditions under Title 23/1081 that states, “No person shall drive a vehicle on a highway at a speed greater than is reasonable and prudent under the conditions, having regard for the actual and potential hazards then existing”. The monetary fine for such a ticket is currently $214.

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