SEC. 63-3-501. Maximum speed limits on state, interstate and controlled access highways.
No person shall operate a vehicle on the highways of the state at a speed greater than sixty-five (65) miles per hour.
The Mississippi Transportation Commission may, in its discretion, by order duly entered on its minutes, increase the speed restrictions on any portion of the Interstate Highway System provided such speed restrictions are not increased to more than seventy (70) miles per hour. The commission may likewise increase the speed limit to seventy (70) miles per hour on controlled access highways with four (4) or more lanes.
SOURCES: Codes, 1942, Sec. 8176; Laws, 1938, ch. 200; 1948, ch. 328, Sec. 1; 1962, ch. 524; 1966, ch. 571, Sec. 1; 1970, ch. 442, Sec. 1; 1976, ch. 318; 1996, ch 303, Sec. 1, eff from and after passage (approved February 29, 1996)