Latvia's seasonal speed limit changes

With the onset of autumn, permissible speed limits on several major roads have dropped, the State Road agency reminded drivers October 6.


During spring and summer, maximum speeds of 100 km/h were allowed on stretches of the country's main roads. However, from Friday, October 6, motorists will no longer be able to drive at more than 90 km/h.

The higher speed limits during the summer had applied to the following road sections:

  • on the Tallinn highway (A1) at the Saulkrasti bypass road, as well as from Jelgavkrasti to Svetciems;
  • Vidzeme highway (A2) from the Riga ring road to the end of the resurfaced section (25 km);
  • Daugavpils highway (A6) from Salaspils to Ikskile and from Nīcgale to Daugavpils bypass;
  • Jelgava highway (A8) from the border of Riga to the Jelgava bypass;
  • separate stages on the motorway Jēkabpils-Rezekne (A12).


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