§ 31-14-1 Reasonable and prudent speeds.
No person shall drive a vehicle on a highway at a speed greater than is
reasonable and prudent under the conditions and having regard to the actual and
potential hazards then existing. In every event, speed shall be so controlled
as may be necessary to avoid colliding with any person, vehicle, or other
conveyance on or entering the highway in compliance with legal requirements and
the duty of all persons to use due care. Violations of this section are subject
to fines enumerated in § 31-41.1-4.
(P.L. 1950, ch. 2595, art. 25, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 31-14-1; P.L. 2002, ch. 292, § 109.)