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What is the National Speed Limit? UK Drivers’ Guide

Everything you need to know about UK speed limit regulations

Designed to ensure the safety of drivers in the UK, speed limits are essential to the smooth running of the country’s roads and motorways. However, although incredibly important, speed limits can often be a source of confusion and frustration for drivers, particularly when road signs are unclear or unavailable.

That’s why, in this guide from Avis car hire, we hope to answer some important questions about speed limits, including what the UK’s national speed limit on a single or dual carriageway is, the different types of speed limits and more. Our goal at Avis is to help you enjoy driving wherever you are in the world, with this guide providing everything you need to know to stay safe and within the law on the UK’s roads.