Speed limits in Oman

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Oman employs a minimum and maximum speed limits which varies for different types of vehicles and road. The roads are monitored by speed cameras to detect traffic violation such as speeding.[1] Heavy vehicles such as trucks, mini buses and buses are installed with speed limiters to prevent overspeeding.[2][3]

Speed limits[edit]

The speed limit are followed by Kilometres per hour (km/h)

Light motor vehicle[edit]

Road types Speed Limit References
Freeway 120 km/h [4][5]
Rural Roads 90 km/h
Urban Dual carriageway 60 km/h or 80 km/h (if signed)
Urban Single carriageway (Residential areas) 40 km/h
Parking areas and service road 25 km/h


  1. ^ "Full list of Oman's new traffic rules and laws in 2018". January 31, 2018.
  2. ^ "All buses, trucks in Oman to have mandatory speed limiters: MoI".
  3. ^ "Driving in Oman – cars, conditions, signs, safety, off road… (+video)".
  4. ^ Road & Transport Authority. "Part 5: Rules and Responsibilities". Missing or empty |title= (help)
  5. ^ Times News Service (January 31, 2018). "Full list of Oman's new traffic rules and laws in 2018". Times of Oman.