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Speeding: State Laws


State Statute
Alabama  Reasonable and prudent speed

(AL Code 32-5A-170)

Maximum limits

(AL Code 32-5A-171)

Alaska  Negligent Driving

(AK Statutes 28.35.410)

Arizona  Speed Restrictions

(ARS Title 28 scroll to 28-701 to 28-710)

Arkansas  Speed Limits

(AR Code Title 27, Ch. 51, Sub-Chapter 2)

California  Speed Laws, Generally

(California Vehicle Code Sections 22348 - 22366)

Other Speed Laws (California Vehicle Code Sections 22400 - 22413)

Colorado  Speed limits

(CRS 42-4-1101)

Connecticut  Speeding

(GSC section 14-219)

Delaware  Speed Restrictions

(DE Code Title 21, Ch. 41, Subchapter VIII)

District of Columbia  Speeding and reckless driving

(DC Code Title 50, Ch. 22, Subchapter I, scroll to section 50-2201.04)

Florida  Unlawful speed

(FS 316.183)

Georgia  Speed limits

(Georgia Code 40-6-181)

Hawaii  Speed restrictions; basic rule

(HRS section 291C-101)

Noncompliance with speed limit prohibited (HRS section 291C-102)

Idaho  Basic rule and maximum speed limits

(ID Statutes section 49-654)

Illinois  Speed Restrictions

(625 ILCS 5/11-601 to 5/11-611)

Indiana  Speed Limits

(Indiana Code 9-21-5)

Iowa  Speed Restrictions

(IA Code Title VIII, Subtitle 2, Ch. 321 scroll to sections 321.285 to 321.295)

Kansas  Maximum speed limits

(KS Statutes 8-1558)

Kentucky  Speed -- Secretary authorized to increase speed limit in certain areas by official order -- Parking [PDF] (KRS 189.390)

Fines for speeding -- Doubling of fines in school areas with flashing lights [PDF] (KRS 189.394)

Louisiana  Maximum speed limit

(LRS 32:61)

General speed law (LRS 32:64)

Maine  Rates of speed

(MRS Title 29-A section 2074)

Maryland  Speed Restrictions [PDF]

(MD Transp. Code Title 21 scroll to sections 21-801 et seq.)

Massachusetts  Speed limits

(90 MGL section 17)

Speed limit: Massachusetts Turnpike (90 MGL section 17A)

Michigan  Speed restrictions

(MI Vehicle Code sections 257.627 to 257.633)

Minnesota  Speed limits, zones; radar

(MN Statute section 169.14)

Mississippi  Restrictions on Speed

(MS Code Title 63, Ch. 3, Article 11)

Missouri  Definitions -- maximum speed limits...-- violations, penalty

(MRS section 304.010)

Montana  Speed restrictions

(MCA section 61-8-303)

Nebraska  Speed limit violations; fines

(R.R.S. Nebr. section 60-682.01)

Nevada  Restrictions on speed

(NRS sections 484B.600 to 484B.633)

New Hampshire  Speed limitations: basic rule and maximum limits

(NH Statutes sections 265:60)

New Jersey  Rates of speed

(NJ Statutes sections 39:4-98 to 39:4-98.9)

New Mexico  Speed regulation

(NMS section 66-7-301)

New York  Speed restrictions

(NY Vehicle & Traffic Code Article 30; click VAT and scroll to Article 30)

North Carolina  Speed restrictions

(NCGS section 20-141)

North Dakota  Speed restrictions

[PDF] (ND Code Chapter 39-09)

Ohio  Speed Limits

(ORC section 4511.21)

Oklahoma  Speed limits

(OK Statutes Title 47 scroll to section 47-11-308a)

Oregon  Rules of the Road: Speed

(OR Vehicle Code scroll to sections 811.100 to 811.127)

Pennsylvania  Rules of the Road: Speed Restrictions

(PA Vehicle Code Ch. 33; scroll to Subchapter F)

Rhode Island  Speed Restrictions

(RI Code Ch. 31-14)

South Carolina  Restrictions on Speed

(SC Code Title 56, Ch. 5 scroll to Article 11)

South Dakota  Speed Regulation

(SD Codified Laws Ch. 32-25)

Tennessee  Speed limits

(TN Code section 55-8-152)

Texas  Speed Restrictions

(TX Transp. Code Sections 545.351 and 545.352)

Utah  Speed Restrictions

(UT Code sections 41-6a-601 to 41-6a-609)

Vermont  Local speed limits

(23 VSA section 1007)

Basic rule and maximum limits

(23 VSA section 1081)

Virginia  Maximum speed limits generally

(VA Code section 46.2-870)

Washington  Speed restrictions: basic rules and maximum limits

(RCW section 46.61.400)

West Virginia  Speed limitations generally; penalty

(WV Code section 17C-6-1)

Wisconsin  Speed restrictions

(WI Code Chapter 346 scroll to section 346.57)

Wyoming  Speed Regulations

(WY Statutes Title 31, Ch. 5, Article 3)

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