Vehicle Code 22356b Basic/prima facie speed limit

Perhaps you’ve recently gotten a note in the mail saying that you were guilty of violating Vehicle Code 22356b 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 is Vehicle Code 22356b?

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 that highway at a speed greater than 70 miles per hour, as posted

What does it mean to have violated Vehicle Code 22356b?

Citations issued for violation of 22356b vc is one of the most common traffic tickets in California. Tickets for violation of Section 22356b vc of the California Vehicle Code may be issued by an officer.

CVC 22356(b)Exceeding Speed Limit of 70 MPH, 1–15 MPH Over Limit$ 238.001
CVC 22356(b)Exceeding Speed Limit of 70 MPH, 16–25 MPH Over Limit$ 367.001
CVC 22356(b)Exceeding 70 MPH Speed, = 26 MPH Over Limit$ 490.00 

What can I do about this violation?

Citations issued for violation of 22356b vc is one of the most common traffic tickets in California. The fine amount starts at $238 but can go as high as $490. 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 22356b 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 22356b VC violation?

To avoid a 22356b 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 some at risk — is never going to be the better choice.

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