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Vehicle Code - VEH

DIVISION 11. RULES OF THE ROAD [21000 - 23336]

  ( Division 11 enacted by Stats. 1959, Ch. 3. )
  

CHAPTER 7. Speed Laws [22348 - 22413]

  ( Chapter 7 enacted by Stats. 1959, Ch. 3. )
  

ARTICLE 1. Generally [22348 - 22366]
  ( Heading of Article 1 amended by Stats. 1959, Ch. 11. )

  
22354.  

(a) Whenever the Department of Transportation determines upon the basis of an engineering and traffic survey that the limit of 65 miles per hour is more than is reasonable or safe upon any portion of a state highway where the limit of 65 miles is applicable, the department may determine and declare a prima facie speed limit of 60, 55, 50, 45, 40, 35, 30 or 25 miles per hour, whichever is found most appropriate to facilitate the orderly movement of traffic and is reasonable and safe, which declared prima facie speed limit shall be effective when appropriate signs giving notice thereof are erected upon the highway.

(b) This section shall become operative on the date specified in subdivision (c) of Section 22366.

(Repealed (in Sec. 24) and added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 766, Sec. 25. Effective January 1, 1996. This section became operative, by its own provisions, on the date described in Section 22366.)