Speed limits in England

SN00468

Published 21/09/2017 Amended 21/09/2017

Topics:  Roads

Summary

This paper sets out the legislation and guidance on speed limits and how highways authorities can vary limits in their areas. It also explains policy towards 20 mph, motorway and rural speed limits and how speed limits are enforced. Finally, it summarises the policies of successive governments towards speed limits.

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