30km/h in urban areas

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30km/h in urban areas

Postby ashtondav » Tue Apr 20, 2021 1:12 pm

Has anyone heard about the new urban speed limits and where they apply. Someone told me all current 50km/h zones will automatically become 30km/h zones. If so that will certainly slow things down...

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Re: 30km/h in urban areas

Postby El Cid » Tue Apr 20, 2021 1:39 pm

The standard sets the new speed limits on urban roads, based on their classification:

The speeds on single lane roads with a pavement which does not differ in height from the road's surface will now be limited to 20 km/h.
Roads with a single lane each way will be limited to 30 km/h.
Roads with 2 or more lanes each way will remain unchanged with a limit of 50 km/h.

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Re: 30km/h in urban areas

Postby Beachcomber » Tue Apr 20, 2021 1:44 pm

There is some chat about this here:

viewtopic.php?f=36&t=40380&p=406374&hilit=Law#p406374

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Re: 30km/h in urban areas

Postby Wicksey » Wed Apr 21, 2021 10:05 am

30kmph ..... blimey I won't get out of 2nd gear. Depends on what they class as urban. People drive much faster than that down the parking slip roads on Torrox Costa. Makes backing out of a chevron parking space quite hairy at times

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Re: 30km/h in urban areas

Postby spanish_lad » Wed Apr 21, 2021 11:02 am

Its totally understandable, people drive like idiots. Leave earlier, drive slower.
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Re: 30km/h in urban areas

Postby jhonie99 » Wed Apr 21, 2021 6:41 pm

But, driving so slowly means falling asleep and/or the opportunity to do lots of sightseeing, watching ass on the pavement etc.

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Re: 30km/h in urban areas

Postby Wicksey » Thu Apr 22, 2021 9:57 am

Driving as usual then for most around here. Everything else seems to be much more interesting than actually looking at the road :roll:


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