The new speed limit application on highways will start from tomorrow. It will be increased to 130 kilometers on the Edirne–Sanliurfa highway (excluding Ankara–Nigde), and 140 kilometers on the Northern Marmara, Istanbul–Izmir and Ankara-Nigde highways. A letter about borders was sent. Reminding the article 50 of the Highway Traffic Law titled “Speed Limits“, the maximum and minimum speed limits on intercity two-way highways were determined as 90 kilometers per hour, depending on the types and intended use of motor vehicles. 110 kilometers per hour on divided roads, 120 kilometers on highways. It was stated that it was determined by the regulation that the rate / hour should not be exceeded. In this context, with the approval of the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure, new speed limits were determined for vehicles on highways.
Speed Limit Increased to 140km/h on Ankara-Nigde Motorways
With the application that will start tomorrow, Edirne-Istanbul (European Highway), Istanbul-Ankara (Anatolian Highway), Nigde-Mersin-Sanliurfa (Nigde-Tarsus section, Tarsus-Sanliurfa section) and Cesme-Izmir-Aydin (Cesme-Izmir) and Izmir – Aydin) The current 120 km/h speed limit on the Sakarya-Kurtkoy-Odayeri-Kinali section of the Northern Marmara Motorway, Malkara- Canakkale, Gebze-Izmir highways has been increased by 10 km/h to 130 km/h. The speed limit of 120 km/h on the Menemen-Candarli, Ankara-Nigde highways was increased by 20 km/h to 140 km/h. In addition, with the commissioning of the highways under construction and to be designed, the speed limit of 120 km/h will be increased by 20 km/h to 140 km/h.
Road Standards Considered
Within the scope of the application that will start tomorrow, traffic marking works on the highways have been completed, taking into account the road standards of the highways.
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