Speed Limits, Laws, and Fines for All States

Driving over the speed limit, or speeding, is dangerous and can put both you and the lives of others at risk. In 2014, there were 9,262 fatalities related to speeding-related crashes - that’s 28% of the year’s total crash-related fatalities.

Whether you are heading for a quick drive around your hometown or planning for a longer out-of-state trip, obeying the speed limits where ever you drive is a major part of helping ensure everyone arrives safely at their destination.

Speeding and reckless driving come with stiff penalties and fines for violations, and every state has variances in their speed limits and related laws. These variances can depend on the type of vehicle you are driving, where you are driving, the weather, and when you are driving.

To stay informed, check out the state-by-state list of speed limits, laws, and fines below:

In addition, be aware that geographic location and subsequent weather conditions may also have an impact on speed-related laws. For example, in Alaska, a driver can still receive a ticket for driving the posted speed limit if weather or road conditions deem the speed unsafe.

Stay safe and avoid the possible injury of yourself and others, as well as stiff fines and penalties, by staying informed and knowledgeable about the speed limits, laws, and fines in any state you drive in with the resources from YourMechanic.


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