What are the maximum speed limits as set forth by Maryland statute?
The speed limit statutes are as follows:
- 30 mph on all highways in a business district and undivided highways in a residential district.
- 35 mph on a divided highway in a residential district.
- 50 mph on undivided highways in other locations.
- 55 mph on divided highway in other locations.
- Maximum speed limits of more than 55 mph may not be established or continued on any highway in the State of Maryland that is not an interstate highway or an expressway.
- A maximum speed limit of more than 65 mph may not be established on any highway in the State of Maryland.

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