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Speed-Miscellaneous Cases Summarized By Accident Lawyer

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This page within Virginia Tort Case Law is a compilation of cases reported by the Virginia Supreme Court and summarized by Brien Roche dealing with the topic of Speed-Miscellaneous.For more information on traffic collisions see the pages on Wikipedia.  

Speed-Miscellaneous Cases

1982 Johnson v. Haas, 224 Va. 245, 295 S.E.2d 789.Proof of all factors enunciated in statute is required as foundation before any instruction based on tables of vehicle speed and stopping distances can be presented to jury.

1970 Yates v. Potts, 210 Va. 636, 172 S.E.2d 784.No duty to drive auto at such speed that it can be stopped within driver’s range of vision.

1955 Short v. Long, 197 Va. 104, 87 S.E.2d 776.It is matter of common knowledge that if automobile traveling at 55 mph or less gets out of control it may behave in manner that seemingly defies all laws of physics.

1952 Elswick v. Collins, 194 Va. 292, 72 S.E.2d 626.Mathematical calculations used to compute speed of vehicle.

1951 Atlantic Coast Line Ry. v. Withers, 192 Va. 493, 65 S.E.2d 654.Speed of vehicles based on time, distance information only.

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Speed-Miscellaneous Cases Summarized By Accident Lawyer

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