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Section A: General News


Letter: Why have speed limits?




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April 3, 2013 | 1,472 views | 2 comments

Editor:

I have a question. Since the law-enforcement agencies in Floresville (Highway Patrol, Floresville Police, and Wilson County Sheriff’s Department) cannot or will not enforce the speed limits in the Floresville city limits, can the speed limits just be done away with?

From the Ford dealer to Bill Miller, in both directions, there is no regard for speed limits. I do the speed limit and get passed like I have my hand brake on. When I honk my horn to make people aware that there is actually a speed limit and that they are well over it, I get flipped off.

Why have the speed limits since no one is doing anything to make sure they are followed?

HAROLD W. RABENALDT

Floresville
 

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Patrick L Meyer  
La Vernia, TX  
April 4, 2013 4:27pm
 
Harold, I too have wondered why we have them. Must be a formality of the past. Just made a trip up I-35 to DFW, I prefer to drive the posted speed limit. I was passed by everyone. Never saw a single driver pulled over-either ... More ›

 
Publius Valerius Publicola  
Rome, Tx.  
April 4, 2013 1:12pm
 
Locals seem to leave speed limit enforcement to DPS. Speeding tickets are unpopular, especially if given to the wrong people. Include Poth in you question. If the police car is seen enforcing the speed limit it turns ino a pumpkin!

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