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#1 - Do you know there are speed limits at the dunes?

#1 - Do you know there are speed limits at the dunes?

| Nicole Gilles

ISDRA speed limit signThe BLM and the State of California have established the following rules and laws for your safety.

BLM Rules

A 15 MPH SPEED RULE EXISTS ON THE SAND HIGHWAYS. No person shall operate an OHV in excess of 15 mph on public lands within 500 feet of Highway 78, Grays Well Road, Gecko Road and access roads within the Gecko and Roadrunner recreation sites.

CA Vehicle Code

Basic Speed Law
38305. No person shall drive an off-highway motor vehicle at a speed greater than is reasonable or prudent and in no event at a speed which endangers the safety of other persons or property.

Prima Facie Speed Limit
38310. The prima facie speed limit within 50 feet of any campground, campsite, or concentration of people or animals shall be 15 miles per hour unless changed as authorized by this code and, if so changed, only when signs have been erected giving notice thereof.

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