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And I understand there are no specific guidelines provided to them to enable them to know at what point, exact point, a person’s speed is a violation of the basic rule? That’s correct, your honor, because that’s not what the statute requires. We do not have a numerical limit. We have a basic rule statute that requires the officer to take into account whether or not the driver is driving in a careful and prudent manner, using the speed. And it’s up to each of their individual judgments to enforce the law?
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He felt that he would have had no problem avoiding any collision at the speed that he was traveling. Stanko testified that he was fifty years old at the time of trial, drives an average of 50,000 miles a year, and has never had an accident. Issue Is Section 61–8-303(1), MCA, so vague that it violates the Due Process Clause found at article 2 section 17 of the Montana Constitution? . Stanko contends that Section 61–8-303(1), MCA, is unconstitutionally vague because it fails to give a motorist of ordinary intelligence fair notice of the speed at which he or she violates the law, and because it delegates an important public policy matter, such as the appropriate speed on Montana’s highways, to policemen, judges, and juries for resolution on a case-by-case basis.