Greensboro, North Carolina, pace car program
Hoping to have success with a program tried in other cities, a City Council measure proposes Boston motorists sign a piece of paper pledging they will obey speed limits and generally be good. Here, a Greensboro, North Carolina, sticker reminding people to share the road and stay under the speed limit. (Hand-out) Hand-out

Peer pressure in passing lane

City wants you to slow down; in fact, it's asking for your pledge

By Matt Viser
Globe Staff / June 7, 2007

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People make pledges of many kinds, to have and to hold, to tell the truth and nothing but the truth; some take vows of poverty or chastity. But as life-changing promises go, here is a whopper: I'll never drive faster than the posted speed limit. (Full article: 822 words)

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