As a result, a speeding ticket could actually end up costing you between 4 and 7 times the amount of the base fine.
For example, California traffic tickets issued to Cali drivers for speeding at 15 MPH over the posted speed limit have soared to $360, but the base fine for this type of citation is a mere $35.
How much is a ticket for going 20 over?
|SPEEDING (1 ‐ 10 miles over the limit)||$97||$104.10|
|SPEEDING (11 – 15 miles over the limit)||$122||$104.10|
|SPEEDING (16 – 20 miles over the limit)||$147||$104.10|
|SPEEDING (over 20 mph)||$200||$104.10|
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How much is the speeding ticket?
Traffic Ticket Fines & Court Costs
|Offense||Court Costs (including $2.00 processing fee)||Fine|
|$10.00 per mile over speed limit OR||$107.10||$10.00 per mile|
|Speed greater than 94 mph||$107.10||$199.90|
|Speeding in School Zone|
|$20.00 per mile over speed limit OR||$107.10||$20.00 per mile|
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How much is a ticket for going 10 over in California?
On the surface, California’s traffic fines seem reasonable, if not low. The base fine for a speeding ticket for those going up to 15 mph over the limit is about $35. For talking on a cellphone, it’s $20. Most of the base fine goes to the city and county where the offense occurred.
How much is a speeding ticket in California 2019?
The average California speeding ticket cost is $710 for a $35 base-fine infraction.
Can you go to jail for speeding in California?
Depending on the circumstances, speeding could lead to a “reckless driving” conviction. California defines reckless driving as operating a vehicle “in willful or wanton disregard for the safety of persons or property.” A standard first offense carries five to 90 days in jail and/or $145 to $1,000 in fines.
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