Observations all along the line - Kimball & the Southern Panhandle First

Motorists urged to slow down and be cautious driving this winter

Winter is upon us and drivers and reminded to travel with safety in mind.

Reduce speed of travel.

The City of Kimball has a new tool meant to keep drivers mindful of their speed of travel, an electronic speed indicator. The indicator was a gift from the Panhandle Public Health District and it is currently placed on Highway 71 near Seventh Street.

Kimball Police Department reminds drivers that stopping on snow and ice covered roadways is more difficult. Maintaining a slower speed allows more reaction time and makes stopping easier.

"The roads will eventually be snow covered and icy; just slow d...

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