Heavy goods vehicles (over 3.5 t) - standard speeds limits in Europe

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Found: 31
CountryHeavy goods vehicles over 3.5t - urban roadsHeavy goods vehicles over 3.5t - non-urban roadsHeavy goods vehicles over 3.5t - expresswaysHeavy goods vehicles over 3.5t - motorways
Austria50 km/h70 km/h80 km/h80 km/h
Belgium50 km/h
20 km/h in residential areas.
30 km/h near schools and in streets with cycle paths
90 km/h90 km/h90 km/h
Bulgaria50 km/h
40 km/h - maximum speed for vehicles carrying dangerous goods
80 km/h
70 km/h for heavy goods vehicles with semitrailers or trailers (Type O3, O4).
50 km/h for heavy goods vehicles carrying dangerous goods.
90 km/h
90 km/h for heavy goods vehicles with semitrailers or trailers (Type O3, O4).
90 km/h for heavy goods vehicles carrying dangerous goods.
100 km/h
90 km/h for heavy goods vehicles with semitrailers or trailers (Type O3, O4)
.90 km/h for heavy goods vehicles carrying dangerous goods.
Croatia50 km/h80 km/h90 km/h90 km/h
Cyprus50 km/h64 km/h80 km/h80 km/h
Czech Republic50 km/h80 km/h80 km/h80 km/h
Denmark50 km/h70 km/h80 km/h80 km/h
Estonia50 km/h90 km/h90 km/h90 km/h
Finland50 km/h80 km/h80 km/h80 km/h
On any other highways, the speed is restricted to 60 km/h for vehicles over 7.5 t
France50 km/h80 km/h
60 km/h for combination of vehicles over 12t
80 km/h90 km/h
Germany50 km/h50 km/h
60 km/h Vehicle over 7.5t
80 km/h Vehicle up to 7.5t
60 km/h Vehicle up to 7.5t with trailer
60 km/h Vehicle over 7.5t with trailer
60 km/h Vehicle over 7.5t
80 km/h Vehicle up to 7.5t
60 km/h Vehicle up to 7.5t with trailer
60 km/h Vehicle over 7.5t with trailer
80 km/h Vehicle with trailer & Towing vehicle with two trailers
Greece50 km/h80 km/h
70 km/h for heavy goods vehicles with semitrailers or trailers (Type O3, O4)
80 km/h
80-70 km/h for heavy goods vehicles with semitrailers or trailers (Type O3, O4)
85 km/h
80-70 km/h for heavy goods vehicles with semitrailers or trailers (Type O3, O4)
Hungary50 km/h70 km/h80 km/h80 km/h
Ireland50 km/h80 km/h90 km/h90 km/h
Italy50 km/h80 km/h
80 km/h for vehicles up to 12 t. 70 km/h for vehicles over 12t
80/100 km/h
100 km/h for vehicles up to 12 t. 80 km/h for vehicles over 12t
80/100 km/h
100 km/h for vehicles up to 12 t. 80 km/h for vehicles over 12t
Latvia50 km/h80 km/h--
Liechtenstein50 km/h80 km/h--
Lithuania50 km/h80 km/h
Roads with asphalt and concrete cover – 80 km/h
Other roads – 70 km/h
80 km/h90 km/h
Luxembourg50 km/h75 km/h90 km/h90 km/h
Malta40 km/h60 km/h60 km/h60 km/h
Netherlands50 km/h80 km/h80 km/h80 km/h
Norway50 km/h80 km/h80 km/h80 km/h
Poland50 km/h (5 a.m. – 11 p.m.)
60 km/h (11 p.m. – 5 a.m.)
70 km/h
80 km/h on dual carriageway with at least 2 lanes for every direction
80 km/h80 km/h
Portugal50 km/h80 km/h80 km/h90 km/h
Romania50 km/h90/80 km/h110 km/h110 km/h
Slovakia50 km/h90 km/h90 km/h90 km/h
Slovenia50 km/h
30 km/h – in speed limit zones
10 km/h – in pedestrian zones where traffic is allowed
80 km/h80 km/h90 km/h
Spain50 km/h70 km/h
Roads with no/narrow hard shoulder (<1.5 m)
10 km/h slower than the normal speed limit if carrying dangerous goods

80 km/h
roads with hard shoulder (>1.5 m) or dual carriageway 10 km/h slower than the normal speed limit if carrying dangerous goods
80 km/h
10 km/h slower than the normal speed limit if carrying dangerous goods
80 km/h
10 km/h slower than the normal speed limit if carrying dangerous goods
Sweden50 km/h70 km/h90 km/h90 km/h
Switzerland50 km/h80 km/h80 km/h80 km/h
United Kingdom48 km/h80 km/h112 km/h
96 km/h on motorways and dual carriageways if articulated or towing a trailer
112 km/h
96 km/h on motorways and dual carriageways if articulated or towing a trailer
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