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“22350 VC” is the most common city streets speeding ticket. After 22350, a description is often written “speeding for conditions” or “speeding” or something similar. The boxes below that on the ticket should be filled in with the alleged speed and the posted and/or safe speed.
This is California Vehicle Code section 22350, known as the basic speed law. The exact reading of the law is, and the prosecution must prove that:
No person shall drive a vehicle upon a highway at a speed greater than is reasonable or prudent having due regard for weather, visibility, the traffic on, and the surface and width of, the highway, and in no event at a speed which endangers the safety of persons or property.
Breaking down the law into parts:
In addition to the elements of the violation of CVC 22350 speeding for conditions, there are other legal elements that the prosecution must establish for the court to have jurisdiction and the officer to be able to write the ticket.