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Speeding: State Laws

State Statute
Alabama Reasonable and prudent speed
(AL Code section 32-5A-170)
Maximum limits
(AL Code section 32-5A-171)
Alaska Negligent driving
(AK Statutes section 28.35.410)
Arizona Speed Restrictions
(ARS Title 28; scroll to sections 28-701 to 28-710)
Arkansas Speed Limits
(AR Code Title 27, Ch. 51, Subchapter 2)
California Speed Laws, Generally
(California Vehicle Code sections 22348 - 22366)
Other Speed Laws
(California Vehicle Code sections 22400 - 22413)
Colorado Speed limits
(CRS section 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 section 316.183)
Georgia Speed limits
(Georgia Code section 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 section 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 section 8-1558)
Kentucky Speed -- Secretary authorized to increase speed limit in certain areas by official order -- Parking [PDF] (KRS section 189.390)
Fines for speeding -- Doubling of fines in school areas with flashing lights [PDF] (KRS section 189.394)
Louisiana Maximum speed limit
(LRS section 32:61)
General speed law
(LRS section 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 section 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 Chapter 33; scroll to Subchapter F)
Rhode Island Speed Restrictions
(RI Code Chapter 31-14)
South Carolina Restrictions on Speed
(SC Code Title 56, Ch. 5; scroll to Article 11)
South Dakota Speed Regulation
(SD Codified Laws Chapter 32-25)
Tennessee Speed limits
(TN Code section 55-8-152)
Texas Speed restrictions
(TX Transportation 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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