View Poll Results: Speed Limits On Lakes
I think speed limits are great and prefer to boat on lakes that have them.
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3.19%
I think speed limits are for "sallys" and wouldn't boat on a lake that hade one.
66
70.21%
Speed limiting on lakes would be better for local economy.
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0%
Speed limiting on lakes would be very bad for local economy.
25
26.60%
I don't have an opinion either way.
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9.57%
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Old 05-26-2005, 09:39 PM
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We have a 45 mph speed limit on Lake George, but its rarely enforced.
If your not acting like an as$hole,they really dont bother you. They are
more concered with noise right now. I have a house on the lake and like
the sound of thru hull,but I've got to admit,I dont like the sound of dry
stacks going by my house at 90mph at midnight!
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Old 05-26-2005, 11:54 PM
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A speed limit during the day is ridiculous, it should be based on common sense. I do believe a speed limit at night is a good idea, it might cut down on late nite run overs!!!
I agree! On Lake Travis there is a night speed limit. I think it is 30 mph. There is no "speed limit" during the day, but...

If you are driving in a manner that is unsafe to yourself or others, the water cops will cite you. And I'm glad they do!
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Old 05-27-2005, 06:30 AM
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none on SML rifht now, but a fear one is coming, they can always write you a ticket for reckless driving if they feel that you are, it's their call.
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Old 05-27-2005, 06:37 AM
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none on SML rifht now, but a fear one is coming, they can always write you a ticket for reckless driving if they feel that you are, it's their call.
Hope not.that means i'll have to buy another radar detector for boat too.
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Old 05-27-2005, 11:25 PM
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Hope not.that means i'll have to buy another radar detector for boat too.
LASER! they are high tech around here. :
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Old 05-27-2005, 11:55 PM
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They started enforcing it cuase Lia, the owners widow and now owner of HTM tried to sue the county for allowing her husband to speed on the lake.
This is the kind of crap I can't stand, the "Oh government, please protect me from myself."

There is a speed limit in Montana highways, because some stupid jackass passed a cop while the speed limit was "Reasonable and prudent", got a ticket, and fought it all the way to the state Supreme court, arguing that a non-numerical speed limit wasn't fair. So because some idiot was unable to use his brain, if he even had one, we end up with a speed limit.

It sickening how everything has to be dumbed down these days.

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Old 05-28-2005, 12:54 AM
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This is the kind of crap I can't stand, the "Oh government, please protect me from myself."

There is a speed limit in Montana highways, because some stupid jackass passed a cop while the speed limit was "Reasonable and prudent", got a ticket, and fought it all the way to the state Supreme court, arguing that a non-numerical speed limit wasn't fair. So because some idiot was unable to use his brain, if he even had one, we end up with a speed limit.

It sickening how everything has to be dumbed down these days.

Michael
The federal government was also threataning to take away federal road money if they didn't enforce a speed limit, smae reason the seat belt law is now 50 state.

Do you own a yellow Baja that was surveyed at Maveric Marine ?
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This is the kind of crap I can't stand, the "Oh government, please protect me from myself."

There is a speed limit in Montana highways, because some stupid jackass passed a cop while the speed limit was "Reasonable and prudent", got a ticket, and fought it all the way to the state Supreme court, arguing that a non-numerical speed limit wasn't fair. So because some idiot was unable to use his brain, if he even had one, we end up with a speed limit.

It sickening how everything has to be dumbed down these days.

Michael
What they had an audoban in Montana and we didn't know it??? Damn I missed it!!!
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speed limit=as fast as your money get's you.
and for me it's not that fast
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lake michigan, no limit, no noise issues..
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