What is the California speed limit?
I’m moving to California for work and I was thinking about buying a car to make exploration and commuting easier. My only issue is that I tend to speed when I drive. To curb the chance of receiving a ticket, I want to familiarize myself with the speed limit—what is the speed limit in California?
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- 65 mph on California State Highways, if posted
- 55 mph on California State Highways where no speed limit is posted
- 55 mph on two-lane, undivided highways
- 25 mph in residential areas and business districts unless otherwise posted
- 15 mph to 25 mph in school zones
- 15 mph at blind intersections
- 15 mph in alleys
- 15 mph near railroad tracks