56. Speed.

The speed at which a vehicle is driven is material to the question of liability. Whether a certain speed will be considered dangerous varies with the nature, conditions and use of the particular highway and the amount of traffic which actually is, or may be expected to be, on it1. The driver of a vehicle should usually drive at a speed that will permit him to stop well within the distance he can see is clear2, although it is not conclusive evidence of negligence to exceed that speed3. The question is always one of fact