2006 Code of Virginia § 46.2-883 - Signs indicating legal rate of speed and measurement of speed by radar

46.2-883. Signs indicating legal rate of speed and measurement of speed byradar.

Signs to indicate the legal rate of speed and that the speed of motorvehicles may be measured by radar or other electrical devices shall be placedat or near the State boundary on those interstate and primary highways whichconnect the Commonwealth to other jurisdictions at such locations as theCommonwealth Transportation Commissioner, in his discretion, may select.There shall be a prima facie presumption that such signs were placed at thetime of the commission of the offense of exceeding the legal rate of speed,and a certificate by the Commonwealth Transportation Commissioner as to theplacing of such signs shall be admissible in evidence to support or rebut thepresumption. Such legal rate of speed and notice of measurement of speed byradar or other electrical devices may be posted on different signs and neednot be posted on the same sign.

(1968, c. 497, 46.1-198.2; 1989, c. 727.)

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