SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – Drivers will soon see a drop in speed limits near Sacramento schools.
The change was prompted after a report found that Sacramento had the highest rate of traffic-related pedestrian deaths under the age of 15 in 2016.READ MORE: El Dorado County Braces For Flooding After Caldor FireLake Tahoe Wildlife Care Barred From Caring For Bears Until It Makes Changes To Enclosure
Speed limits around 115 Sacramento schools will now be lowered to 15 miles per hour.
This means more than 120 locations will need new speed limit signs. It will cost the city about $63,000 to replace the signs, officials said.MORE NEWS: Kings Home Opener Brings Life To Downtown, Stresses Business
The resolution was approved by the City Council Tuesday.