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Office of Traffic Safety

A Division of the Minnesota Department of Public Safety

Aggressive / Speed Laws

Obey the Sign, or Pay the Fine

  • Every driver must drive at a speed that is reasonable and prudent under the conditions.  

  • Drivers must be aware of the actual and potential hazards on the highway and use due care in operating a vehicle.

  • Motorists stopped at 20 mph over the speed limit face double the fine, and those ticketed traveling more than 100 mph can lose their license for six months. 

Speed-related statute — M.S. 169.14