Increased speed limit for HGVs on dual carriageways

Source: MovingOn Blog

The government plans to raise the national speed limit to 60 mph for lorries travelling on dual carriageways.

Rules governing HGVs will be modernised across England and Wales, Transport Minister Claire Perry announced today. (28 November 2014).

The government plans to raise the national speed limit from 50 mph to 60 mph for lorries travelling on dual carriageways, following the increase in speed limits for HGVs on single carriageways announced in July this year.

Today’s announcement will ensure that as of 6 April 2015, lorry drivers have speed limits that are better suited to a modern transport network.

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