Speed limits in Lithuania

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Speed limit traffic sign for Lithuania

As per Lithuanian traffic act § 15,[1] the general maximum speed limits in Lithuania are:

  • 50 km/h in built-up areas
  • 70 km/h on unpaved or cobblestone roads outside of built-up areas.
  • 90 km/h on asphalt or concrete roads outside of built-up areas
  • 110 km/h on both motorway and expressway during period between 1st of November and 31st of March.
  • 120 km/h on expressway (greitkelis) during period between 1st of April and 31st of October.
  • 130 km/h on motorway (automagistralė) during period between 1st of April and 31st of October.

The limits shown above apply unless otherwise stated, as road signs may prescribe a lower or a higher speed limit (e.g. electronic variable signs during lower speed period on motorways showing higher speed limit if driving conditions are satisfactory).

Different limits apply to cars towing trailers, trucks and buses.


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