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Speed limits

Verified 10 février 2020 - Directorate for Legal and Administrative Information (Prime Minister)

You must pay lump sum for speeding if you exceed the authorized speed by driving on an open road to public traffic. Depending on the level of speeding, other penalties are provided for: suspension of driving license, obligation to complete an internship... Holding, transporting or using a radar warning device is prohibited. The rules presented on this page do not apply to trucks.

General case

Speed limit for a motor land vehicle according to the type of track used

Traffic lane

General rule

Young driver

Motorway

130 kph

110 kph

Road with 2 roads separated by 1 central platform

110 kph

100 kph

Section of road with at least 2 lanes assigned to the same direction of traffic

90 kph

80 kph

Two-way road without central separator

80 kph

80 kph

Agglomeration

50 kph

50 kph

  Warning : the local traffic authority may fix 90 kph the maximum speed permitted on sections of two-way roads without a central separator under its jurisdiction. They may be the president of the departmental council, the mayor or the president of theEPCI..

In rainy weather

Speed limit for a motor land vehicle according to the type of track used

Traffic lane

In rainy weather

Motorway

110 kph

Road with 2 roads separated by 1 central platform

100 kph

Section of road with at least 2 lanes assigned to the same direction of traffic

80 kph

Two-way road without central separator

80 kph

Agglomeration

50 kph

  Warning : the local traffic authority may fix 90 kph the maximum speed permitted on sections of two-way roads without a central separator under its jurisdiction. They may be the president of the departmental council, the mayor or the president of theEPCI..

Penalties for speeding

Level of speeding

Flat fine

Point Removal

Other possible sanctions that may be imposed by the judge

Excess of less than 20 km/h in built-up areas

€135

1 point

None

Excess of less than 20 km/h outside built-up areas

€68

1 point

None

Excess speed equal to 20 km/h and less than 30 km/h

€135

2 points

None

Excess speed equal to 30 km/h and less than 40 km/h

€135

3 points

Suspension of the permit for up to 3 years, obligation to complete an internship

Speed exceeding 40 km/h and less than 50 km/h

€135

4 points

Suspension of the license for up to 3 years, immediately confiscated, obligation to complete an internship

Excess speed equal to or greater than 50 km/h

Non-flat fine up to €1,500..

6 points

Suspension of the license for up to 3 years, immediately confiscated, obligation to complete an internship, confiscation of the vehicle

Check out the following simulator to find out what penalty you may face:

What is the risk in the event of a traffic offense?

Directorate of Legal and Administrative Information (Dila) - Prime Minister

The possession, transport and use of a radar warning device shall be prohibited.

You may be fined up to €1,500..

You automatically lose 6 points on your driver's license.

The radar warning device is seized. If placed, adapted or applied on the vehicle, the vehicle shall be seized.

You may also additional penalties following:

  • Suspension of driving license for a period of not more than 3 years (accommodation possible outside professional activity),
  • Confiscation vehicle when the radar warning device is placed, adapted or applied to a vehicle.