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Section 257.633

MICHIGAN VEHICLE CODE (EXCERPT)
Act 300 of 1949


257.633 Violation of speed limit; specifications in complaint, citation, summons, or notice; burden of proof.

Sec. 633.

(1) In every charge of a violation of a speed limit in this chapter, the complaint or citation and the summons or notice to appear shall specify the speed at which the respondent is alleged to have driven and the speed limit applicable at the location.

(2) The provisions of this chapter establishing speed limits shall not be construed to relieve the plaintiff in a civil action from the burden of proving negligence on the part of the defendant as the proximate cause of a traffic crash.


History: 1949, Act 300, Eff. Sept. 23, 1949 ;-- Am. 1978, Act 510, Eff. Aug. 1, 1979 ;-- Am. 2016, Act 446, Imd. Eff. Jan. 5, 2017


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