Section 11-49-4

Establishment of speed limits, etc., within corporate limits.

Except as otherwise provided in this Code, the several cities and towns in this state shall fix by ordinance the speed at which motor vehicles may be operated within their respective corporate limits and shall fix the punishment for any violation of such ordinance within the limits of fine and imprisonment or either as now authorized or required by law.

(Acts 1920, No. 9, p. 7; Code 1923, §2057; Code 1940, T. 37, §649.)