New Driving Speed Limit

Driving Speed Limit – In 2018, the Union Ministry of Road Transport and Highways had fixed the maximum speed limit on expressways at a minimum range. Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways, Mr. Nitin Gadkari, proposed to the fact to increase the speed limit of vehicles on expressways by a minimum number of range.

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He said to increase the driving speed limit of vehicles by up to 20kmph. Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways, Mr. Nitin Gadkari has said, “My personal view is that the speed limit for vehicles on expressways should be increased to 140 km per hour”.

“Union Ministry of Road Transport and Highways” has divided the roads across the country into 4 categories. The categories are –
i) Expressway,
ii) Four-lane or more-lane road with dividers,
iii) Municipal border roads
iv) Other roads, including roads in rural areas.

As like the roads, “Union Ministry of Road Transport and Highways” has divided the vehicles across the country into 6 categories. The categories are –
i) M1
ii) M3
iii) N category

iv) Motor Cycle
v) Quadricycle
vi) Three wheeler

M1 M3 category:-
The vehicles belongs to M1 M3 category are allowed to roam all kind of roads. The driving speed limit for M1 and M3 category vehicles are written down below-

Category of vehicleM1 and M3 category
Seats of the vehicle9
Speed limit in Express-way120kmph
Speed limit in four-lane or more than 4-lane roads100kmph
Speed limit on the roads of municipal limits90kmph
Speed limit  on other roads60kmph

N Category Vehicles:-
The vehicles belongs to N category roads are allowed to roam in all the roads. Driving speed limit for N category vehicles are written down below-

Category of vehicleN category
Speed limit in Express-way80kmph
Speed limit in four-lane or more than 4-lane roads80kmph
Speed limit on the roads of municipal limits60kmph
Speed limit  on other roads60kmph

Motor cycle category:-
Driving speed limit for Motor cycle category vehicles are written down below-

Category of vehicleMotor cycle category
Speed limit in Express-way80kmph
Speed limit in four-lane or more than 4-lane roads80kmph
Speed limit on the roads of municipal limits60kmph
Speed limit  on other roads60kmph

Quadri-cycle category:-
The vehicles belong to quadri-cycle category are not allowed in the express ways. Speed limit for quadri-cycle category vehicles are written down below-

Speed limit in four-lane or more than 4-lane roads60kmph
Speed limit on the roads of municipal limits50kmph
Speed limit  on other roads50kmph

Three wheeler Category:-
As like the quadricycle category vehicles, the three wheeler category are not allowed in the express ways. Speed limit for quadricycle category vehicles are written down below-

Speed limit in four-lane or more than 4-lane roads50kmph
Speed limit on the roads of municipal limits50kmph
Speed limit  on other roads50kmph

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Written and edited by Rajeshwari.

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