(a) A person who operates a commercial motor vehicle, as defined in subdivision (b) of Section 15210 , upon a highway at a speed exceeding a posted speed limit established under this code by 15 miles per hour or more, is guilty of a misdemeanor.
(b) A person who holds a commercial driver's license, as defined in subdivision (a) of Section 15210 , and operates a noncommerical 1 motor vehicle upon a highway at a speed exceeding a posted speed limit established under this code by 15 miles per hour or more, is guilty of an infraction.
(c) A violation of either subdivision (a) or (b) is a “serious traffic violation,” as defined in subdivision (p) of Section 15210 , and is subject to the sanctions provided under Section 15306 or 15308 , in addition to any other penalty provided by law.
(d) This section shall become operative on September 20, 2005.
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