Vehicle Code 22350 Basic/prima facie speed limit
Perhaps you’ve recently gotten a note in the mail saying that you were guilty of violating Vehicle Code 22350 but you aren’t entirely sure what it all means. We’re here to help you understand just what the charge is and what you can do about it! You’ll learn what you need to know about this important violation, including details such as:
- What Vehicle Code 22350 is
- What it means to have violated it
- What you can do about the violation
- How to avoid being cited with a Vehicle Code 22350 violation
What is Vehicle Code 22350?
For the best clarification of this particular violation, let’s look at the definition as defined by the California legislation: “No person shall drive a vehicle upon a highway at a speed greater than is reasonable or prudent having due regard for weather, visibility, the traffic on, and the surface and width of, the highway, and in no event at a speed which endangers the safety of persons or property.”
What does it mean to have violated Vehicle Code 22350?
Citations issued for violation of 22350 vc is one of the most common traffic tickets in California. Tickets for violation of Section 22350 vc of the California Vehicle Code may be issued by an officer.
|CVC 22350||Unsafe Speed for Prevailing Conditions 1–15 MPH Over Limit||$ 238.00|
|CVC 22350||Unsafe Speed for Prevailing Conditions 16–25 MPH Over Limit||$ 367.00|
|CVC 22350||Unsafe Speed for Prevailing Conditions =25+ MPH Over Limit||$ 490.00|
What can I do about this violation?
Citations issued for violation of 22350 vc is one of the most common traffic tickets in California. The fine amount starts $238 and can be as high as $490 for going 25+ MPH over. It is a one-point violation.
Is this ticket eligible for traffic school?
Yes, this particular ticket violation is eligible for traffic school since it is a moving violation. Exceptions include that you are driving a commercial vehicle, or that you’ve attended traffic school within the past 18 months of this violation.
You’ll want to make sure that you choose an accredited traffic school, of course, such as MM TRAFFIC SCHOOL. If you do so, your attendance can help mask your violation and can even remove points from your driving record, too.
In a lot of cases, traffic school is the right choice for those who have received a Vehicle Code 22350 VC violation. If you are curious to learn more or want to ask questions regarding your violation or your ticket, please contact us and we’ll be happy to help you out.
How can I avoid a citation for a Vehicle Code 22350 VC violation?
To avoid a 22350 VC firstly, you’ll want to be as careful and as attentive as possible on the road. However, sometimes peace officers can pull even the best driver over for reasons that are unclear to them. If there is a marked or unmarked car behind you with its lights on, make sure that you pull over as soon as you can do it safely. A peace officer is always the enforcer of the law, so disobeying them and driving away deliberately — and putting someone or yourself at risk — is never going to be the better choice.