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Driving over 100mph in California – VC 22348 b

Driving over 100mph in California - VC 22348 b

VC 22348b Consequences

Driving over 100 miles per hour in California is a very serious charge, as you face potentially:-

  • A fine of up to $500 for a first offense
  • A 30-day license suspension for a first offense
  • And 2 points going on your DMV driver’s license record.

How the California DMV Point System works

If you get:-

  • 4 points in one year
  • 6 points in two years
  • or 8 points in three years

then the California DMV will want to suspend your license for 6 months for being a negligent operator, a driver with too many points.

 

court appearance for vc 22348b

Mandatory Court Appearance

A ticket for driving over 100mph in California – VC 22348(b) – requires a mandatory appearance in court by you or your lawyer.

 

Traffic School

You cannot do traffic school for this violation.

We can help in Los Angeles County only.

 

Fines for driving over 100 mph

  • The maximum fine for a first offense is $500
  • The maximum fine for a second offense within 3 years is $750
  • The maximum fine is $1000 if you were convicted of two or more prior offenses within 5 years

 

 

Differences between a 100 mph ticket versus other speeding tickets

Driving Over 100mph

Up to $1000 fine
  • Two point violation
  • Requires a mandatory court appearance in front of a Judge.
  • A judge can suspend your license for 30 days.
  • Fines are usually higher.
  • You are NOT eligible to do traffic school for this violation.

Speeding Ticket under 100mph

Lower fines
  • One point violation.
  • Does NOT require a mandatory court appearance.
  • A Judge cannot suspend your license
  • Fines are usually lower.
  • You are eligible for traffic school as long as you were not driving 25 mph over the posted speed limit.

The law in California

The following details of the law can be found here http://leginfo.legislature.ca.gov/faces/codes_displayText.xhtml?lawCode=VEH&division=11.&title=&part=&chapter=7.&article=1. :-

V C Section 22348 Excessive Speed and Designated Lane Use

(b) A person who drives a vehicle upon a highway at a speed greater than 100 miles per hour is guilty of an infraction punishable, as follows:

(1) Upon a first conviction of a violation of this subdivision, by a fine of not to exceed five hundred dollars ($500). The court may also suspend the privilege of the person to operate a motor vehicle for a period not to exceed 30 days pursuant to Section 13200.5.

(2) Upon a conviction under this subdivision of an offense that occurred within three years of a prior offense resulting in a conviction of an offense under this subdivision, by a fine of not to exceed seven hundred fifty dollars ($750). The person’s privilege to operate a motor vehicle shall be suspended by the Department of Motor Vehicles pursuant to subdivision (a) of Section 13355.

(3) Upon a conviction under this subdivision of an offense that occurred within five years of two or more prior offenses resulting in convictions of offenses under this subdivision, by a fine of not to exceed one thousand dollars ($1,000). The person’s privilege to operate a motor vehicle shall be suspended by the Department of Motor Vehicles pursuant to subdivision (b) of Section 13355.”

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