List of truck speed limits for all countries in Europe

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14 Aug 2017 23:24

Poland is correct, but you can give 90 km/h, because polish truckers doesn't care about it. XD

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15 Aug 2017 19:47

Thanks for that information! I never knew that sign even existed in Ukraine.
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15 Aug 2017 20:51

NathanARF wrote:
15 Aug 2017 19:47
Thanks for that information! I never knew that sign even existed in Ukraine.
The standard one looks like this:
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File ... n_5.49.gif

but in Zakarpattya it's used this:
https://www.google.pl/maps/@48.4192663, ... 312!8i6656

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16 Aug 2017 15:07

According to page 59 and onwards of the Road Traffic Handbook of 2012 (though it's only in Greek):

For trucks with trailers or rigid trucks:

Motorways: 80 km/h max.
Expressways: 70 km/h max.
Secondary roads: 70 km/h max.

It's worth noting that all trucks carrying hazardous cargo have to go slower than the limit mentioned, and the type of cargo dictates how much slower they should go.

For trucks with no trailers:

Motorways: 85 km/h max.
Expressways: 80 km/h max.
Secondary roads: 80 km/h max.

In both cases the urban limit is 50 km/h unless indicated otherwise by a sign. Also, though I think it's obvious, all trucks (and not only) are required to display a sticker at the back of their vehicle showing their maximum speed limit (fail to do so and it's a 80,00€ fine).

Now for anyone who's curious, here's a list of the fines one must pay for not following the speed limits (this applies to all vehicles):

Up to 20 km/h above the limit: 40,00€
Over 20 km/h above the limit: 100,00€
Over 30 km/h above the limit: 350,00€ and no license for 60 days
Anything below the minimum speed limit: 80,00€ (Minimum speed limits doesn't exist on all roads and if there is such a limit on a road it is displayed on signs like P-57 on page 164 of the handbook if it applies to the whole road and Π-68 on page 171 of the handbook if they vary for each lane. This is also why I put max. next to the speed limits above as they are the maximum speed limits. ;) )

Lastly, trucks and buses are required to have devices which work like black boxes on a plane. This device records the distance driven, the number of times stopped and the time of each stop as well as the speed of the vehicle at any given moment. Failing to have the vehicle equipped with such a device, having a deactivated device or intentionally modifying the data on the device results in a 700,00€ fine and no license for 30 days.

Hopefully that should be enough (though some of it is irrelevant :mrgreen: ).
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16 Aug 2017 19:09

Thanks for the info!
tkk7406 wrote:
16 Aug 2017 15:07
Lastly, trucks and buses are required to have devices which work like black boxes on a plane. This device records the distance driven, the number of times stopped and the time of each stop as well as the speed of the vehicle at any given moment.
This is called a tachograph in the UK, not sure if that's an international term, but it is used here. Recording rest hours is the main reason for having one.
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16 Aug 2017 22:36

Ostpuff wrote:
09 Aug 2017 02:07
DerHesse wrote:
12 Jul 2017 15:50
SWEDEN (S)

Secondary roads : over 3,5 t - 80 km/h
Expressways : over 3,5 t - 80 km/h
Motorways : over 3,5 t - 80 km/h
Incorrect, speed limit for trucks over 3,5 t on expressways and motorways in Sweden is 90 km/h. On ordinary roads however, it's 80 km/h.
Guess it's time to fix this in Promods then. All roads in Sweden are limited to 80km/h.

Edit:
I've yet to find any proof that a truck with a trailer can legally go over 80km/h in Sweden.
From what I've found you can do 90 if you're bobtailing or driving a rigid without a trailer.
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02 Sep 2017 16:38

The file has been edited so should be okay in 2.20!
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02 Sep 2017 18:22

REPUBLIC OF MOLDOVA
Urban areas (as indicated by a city limits sign): 50 km/h (60 km/h - wrong)
Secondary roads: 80 km/h
Expressways: 90 km/h
Motorways: 110 km/h

Source:
http://examenauto.md/extramenu/informa% ... %9Bie.html
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02 Sep 2017 19:08

Is that for trucks?

I assume that's for cars.
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19 Nov 2017 22:37

Hi,

I have looked up some Belgian maximum speeds for you. Source is https://rijbewijscd.gratisrijbewijsonli ... npassingen

Standard maximum speeds (speeds determined by type of road only in absence of extra speed indicating traffic signs):
  • Urban areas (determined by city limits signs): 50 km/h
  • Secondary roads: 60 km/h
  • Expressways (minimum 2 x 2 lanes separated by more than just markings): 90 km/h
  • Motorways: 90 km/h
The difference between Flanders and Walloon/Brussels regions is how a road with 2 x 2 lanes separated by markings only is treated:
  • Flanders: this is a secondary road => 60 km/h
  • Brussels / Walloon: this is an Expressway => 90 km/h
Hope this helps :o)

Leo



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