Ministry of Road Transport & Highways

Speed Limit on National Highways

Posted On: 19 JUL 2018 6:47PM by PIB Delhi

The Government has notified S.O. 1522 (E) dated 6th April, 2018 fixing maximum speed of motor vehicles in kilometres per hour on different categories of roads:-

Maximum speed per hour in kilometers on roads in India

S. No.

Class of Motor Vehicles

Expressway with Access Control

4 lane and above divided carriageway (roads with Median strips/Dividers)

Road within Municipal Limits

Other Roads

(1)

(2)

(3)

(4)

(5)

(6)

1.

Motor vehicles used for carriage of passengers comprising not more than eight seats in addition to the driver’s seat ( M1 category vehicles)

120

100

70

70

2.

Motor vehicles used for carriage of passengers comprising nine or more seats in addition to the driver’s seat ( M2 and M3 category Vehicles)

100

90

60

60

3.

More vehicles used for carriage of goods ( All N category Vehicles)

80

80

60

60

4.

Motor Cycles

80*

80

60

60

5.

Quadricycle

-

60

50

50

6.

Three wheeled vehicles

-

50

50

50

*  If permitted to ply on Expressway.

 

The Minister of State for Road Transport and Highways, Shipping and Chemical & Fertilizers Shri Mansukh L Mandaviya said this in a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha today.

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