California Violation Code 22349(b) – Exceeding 55 mph 2-lane highway or freeway construction zone

Definition of violation code 22349(b)

(a) Except as provided in Section 22356, no person may drive a vehicle upon a highway at a speed greater than 65 miles per hour.

(b) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, no person may drive a vehicle upon a two-lane, undivided highway at a speed greater than 55 miles per hour unless that highway, or portion thereof, has been posted for a higher speed by the Department of Transportation or appropriate local agency upon the basis of an engineering and traffic survey. For purposes of this subdivision, the following apply:

  • A two-lane, undivided highway is a highway with not more than one through lane of travel in each direction.
  • Passing lanes may not be considered when determining the number of through lanes.

(c) It is the intent of the Legislature that there be reasonable signing on affected two-lane, undivided highways described in subdivision (b) in continuing the 55 miles-per- hour speed limit, including placing signs at county boundaries to the extent possible, and at other appropriate locations.