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These include the reduction of the speed limit from 30 to 25 mph on all NYC streets that do not have a posted limit and the new “Right of Way” law, which in accidents involving a fatality or serious injury, elevates failure to yield from a traffic infraction to a criminal misdemeanor charge which could carry up to one month of jail time.
25 M.P.H. Speed Limit Takes Effect in New York25 M.P.H. Speed Limit Takes Effect in New York. The 25-mile-per-hour speed limit that went into effect in New York City on Friday did not slow a black Mercedes that blazed a path down the middle lane of Madison Avenue at a brisk 34 miles per hour around 1 p.m.