Nebraska Revised Statute 60-6,185

Chapter 60


Basic rule; speed.

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. A person shall drive at a safe and appropriate speed when approaching and crossing an intersection or railroad grade crossing, when approaching and going around a curve, when approaching a hillcrest, when traveling upon any narrow or winding roadway, and when special hazards exist with respect to pedestrians or other traffic or by reason of weather or highway conditions.

Cross References

  • Operator's license, assessment of points for speeding, see section 60-4,182 et seq.


  • This section is not unconstitutional. State v. Padley, 195 Neb. 358, 237 N.W.2d 883 (1976).

  • Unreasonable classification of persons is not created hereby. State ex rel. Douglas v. Gradwohl, 194 Neb. 745, 235 N.W.2d 854 (1975).