In California, a few miles per hour on the speedometer can make a tremendous
difference in traffic court.
VC Section 22348(b) makes speeding over 100 mph a serious infraction. These violations
are very common on California highways, especially in Shafter and Mojave
(particularly driving to Las Vegas).
Speeding under 100 mph is a one-point offense, and you are generally eligible
for traffic school - the local rules vary - if you were travelling at
no more than 20 mph over the speed limit. Speeding over 100 mph is a two-point
offense. The fact that speeding over 100 mph causes twice as many points
to attach to your license is bad enough, but the differences do not end there:
A Kern County traffic ticket attorney can help you avoid some or all of
the negative consequences of speeding at over 100 mph.