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Question:

Which of the following statements about Rhode Island's speed limits is FALSE?

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Explaination

You must not exceed the legal maximum speed limit. However, speed limits are designed for ideal driving conditions. Rhode Island's Basic Speed law requires you to drive no faster than is safe for current road conditions, even if this means driving below the posted speed limit. Rhode Island law requires slower vehicles to keep right except when passing or turning left. A few US states allow you to exceed the speed limit momentarily to pass a vehicle under certain conditions, but not Rhode Island. In Rhode Island, the speed limit in a school zone is 20 mph whenever schools are open. [M. Safe Driving on the Highway, III. Basic Driving Skills and Safety Rules, Rhode Island Driver's Manual], [R. I. G. L. 31-14-2], [R. I. G. L. 31-15-2]