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28-702.04 - Maximum speed limit on interstate highways outside urbanized areas; definition
28-702.04. Maximum speed limit on interstate highways outside urbanized areas; definition
A. The speed limit for all types of motor vehicles is sixty-five miles per hour on the interstate system highways located outside of an urbanized area with a population of fifty thousand or more persons, except that the director may declare a lower speed limit on the highways pursuant to section 28-702.
B. A person shall not drive a motor vehicle at a speed in excess of the maximum speed limit prescribed by this section.
C. The director may order the increase of the maximum speed limit prescribed in subsection A of this section to seventy-five miles per hour on an individual interstate system highway subject to this section or on all of the interstate system highways in this state as prescribed in section 28-702.
D. A violation of this section is a civil traffic violation, and the person is subject to a civil penalty that does not exceed the amount provided by section 28-1598.
E. For the purposes of this section, "urbanized area" means an urbanized area as defined in the decennial census by the United States bureau of the census.