The new speed limit of 45 mph was a welcome sight to Chesterfield resident Steve Boriss, who lobbied to have the limit raised and sent in this picture to show his approval.
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A crusading citizen alleged the city is operating speed traps at a city council meeting Wednesday.
A Chesterfield resident brought his campaign for what he sees as fair speed limit enforcement to the city council Wednesday night, spurring a debate among himself and Chesterfield's public officials. Steve Boriss has received a number of speeding and other traffic tickets in the Chesterfield area over the last 20 years and told the council that he was a victim of speed traps whose only purpose was to raise revenue for the city. “Sometimes the problem is not that the citizen has a lead foot,” Boriss said. “Sometimes in the way it treats its citizens, it’s the government that has a lead foot.” It was an allegation directly opposed by Mayor Bruce Geiger who said concern for public safety motivated police officers to issue traffic citations. …