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Duty of driver to decrease speed under certain circumstances; additional penalty for violation committed in work zone. NRS 484.363
1. The fact that the speed of a vehicle is lower than the prescribed limits does not relieve a driver from the duty to decrease speed when approaching and crossing an intersection, when approaching and going around a curve, when approaching a hill crest, when traveling upon any narrow or winding highway, or when special hazards exist or may exist with respect to pedestrians or other traffic, or by reason of weather or other highway conditions, and speed must be decreased as may be necessary to avoid colliding with any person, vehicle or other conveyance on or entering a highway in compliance with legal requirements and the duty of all persons to use due care.
2. Any person who fails to use due care as required by subsection 1 may be subject to the additional penalty set forth in NRS 484.3667.
This Nevada Statute requires drivers to lower their speed below the prescribed limits under certain conditions. A driver who violates this statute may be deemed by the court to have committed “negligence per se”.
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