Appropriate speed: adapting your speed to traffic conditions, visibility, the road, the condition of the vehicle and the driver (this would be like the perfect speed).
Inappropriate speed: not adapting your speed to the circumstances. This is very risky.
Excessive speed: exceeding the speed limits of the road.
Speed limit: the maximum speed allowed on the road.
Reduced speed: low speed due to dangerous conditions.
Minimum speed: the minimum speed allowed on the road.
Abnormally reduced speed: traveling below the minimum speed. It is prohibited if there is no reason. You must travel in the right lane or shoulder. (Breakdown, traffic jam, heavy fog on the road, etc.)
Design speed: the maximum safe speed that can be maintained over a section of road in favourable conditions.
50km/h on urban roads because:
90-100km/h on conventional roads because:
120km/h on motorways or dual carriageways because:
Differences between conventional highways with 100 km/h and 90km/h speed limit:
|100km/h speed limit (+20km/h to overtake)||90km/h speed limit (+20km/h to overtake)|
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Cars and motorcycles may only exceed the general speed limit by 20km/h to overtake on conventional roads and roads for automobiles if the vehicle to be overtaken is not already travelling at the general speed limit for the road.
Maximum speed is reduced by 10km/h for: School transport on intercity roads (only) and the transport of dangerous goods on urban roads and inter-urban routes.
Motorways and dual carriageways in built-up areas (cross roads): 80km/h
Tricycles and quadricycles: 70km/h
2- and 3-wheeled mopeds and light quadricycles: 45km/h
If a 2-wheel vehicle is towing a trailer, maximum speed is reduced by 10%.
Vehicles carrying dangerous goods, maximum speed is 40km/h.
Special vehicles (tractors):