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Should vehicles warn you if you break the speed limit?

All new vehicles sold in the EU will need to include technology to either warn or prevent drivers from speeding from 2024. It’s called Intelligent Speed Assist (ISA) and can use different methods to detect the speed limit on the

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How are speed limits set?

Speed limits are set using a mix of practicality, science and the public’s expectation of being able to travel with certain freedoms. A speed limit is not necessarily the safe speed on a road – there are plenty of narrow

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How do you know if you’re going too fast when driving?

Picking the right speed is an important part of driving. There are three concepts: Excessive speed: this is any speed above the speed limit Inappropriate speed: this is any speed below the speed limit, but above or below what is

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Where is fast driving allowed?

If you want to drive your car or ride your motorbike fast, you can’t do it on the road. There are plenty of places you can get your speed fix, though. Racetrack track days Our local track, Cadwell Park, has

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School safety zones

School safety zones are a stretch of road immediately outside a primary school where the speed limit is 20mph and no motor vehicle is allowed to stop or park during school operating times. Different schools have different operating hours, so

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Speed limits in the UK

The road speed limits in the United Kingdom define the maximum legal speed for a specific class of vehicle on a specific stretch of road. The┬ádefault speed limit is 30mph (48kph). This means that if you don’t see a sign

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Different types of speed limit signs in the UK

There are nine different types of speed limit signs you’ll see on the UK’s roads, excluding historic and special signs. Some of them are prescriptive (i.e. must be obeyed), while some are suggested speeds. This gantry sits over a dual

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