Expert Group Make Number Of Speed Limit Recommendations

An examination of speed limits and how they are advertising, carried out by the Speed Limits Working Group, has concluded and made a number of recommendations.

On narrow country roads 80km/h speed limit signs will be removed and replaced by the old system of signage, to be known as the "rural speed limit".

Alongside this the expert group also recommend the introduction of a five-year audit of every speed limit in the country and a process to allow the public to appeal limits.

The group were asked last year to examine the issue of speed limits and signage by Minister for Transport Leo Varadker.

It is understood that the minister has accepted several significant recommendations made by the group.


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