2020 Missouri Revised Statutes
Title XIX - Motor Vehicles, Watercraft and Aviation
Chapter 304 - Traffic Regulations
Section 304.009 Speed limit — violation, penalty.

Universal Citation: MO Rev Stat § 304.009 (2020)

Effective - 13 Mar 1996

304.009. Speed limit — violation, penalty. — 1. Notwithstanding the provisions of section 304.010, a speeding violation of section 304.010 which is over the posted speed limit by five miles per hour or less is an infraction. The court costs assessed for a violation of this section shall be the same as the costs assessed pursuant to section 304.010.

2. No points shall be assessed pursuant to section 302.302 for any speeding violation which is over the posted speed limit by five miles per hour or less.

3. Notwithstanding any provisions of law to the contrary, a court may issue a warrant for failure to appear for any violation which is classified as an infraction.


(L. 1973 1st Ex. Sess. H.B. 1 § 1, A.L. 1975 H.B. 616 § 1, A.L. 1977 H.B. 375, A.L. 1979 H.B. 325, A.L. 1981 H.B. 474, A.L. 1987 S.B. 83, A.L. 1995 H.B. 717, A.L. 1996 H.B. 1047)

Effective 3-13-96

(1984) Director of Revenue may not assess points for speeding violations on state limited access highways within city limits, if the city ordinance violates, duplicates, or concurs with, the state set limits. Knierim v. James (Mo. banc), 677 S.W.2d 322.

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