Delhi Traffic Police is reviewing speed limits for all categories of vehicles

Jul 7 18:55 2021 KS Bakshi Print This Article

"The maximum speed limit for M2 and M3 categories vehicles has been notified as 50 Kmph on roads where speed of car is 50 Kmph, and 60 Kmph on roads where it is 70/60 Kmph, whereas the maximum speed limits for all types of transport vehicles, excluding M1, M2 and M3 category vehicles including Gramin Sewa, TSRs, Phat-Phat Sewa, Quadricycle, and N category vehicles (goods vehicles), has been notified as 40 Kmph, a police officer said.

The speed limit set for passenger car,Guest Posting taxi and jeep users traveling on parts of the national highways, the ring road, the outer ring road and the IGI airport road is 70/60 km per hour, as per the revised speed limit of the Delhi Traffic Police for different categories. of motor vehicles on city roads.

Speed limits were revised taking into account the traffic scenario and the safety of road users, authorities said.

The speed limit for two-wheelers on state highways used to be 70 km / h, which has now been lowered to 60 km / h, while on some highways it still needs to be 50 km / h to align uniformity with other categories of vehicles. she said.

According to the revised notice of the Delhi Traffic Police, the speed limit set for vehicles of category M1 is set at 70/60 km / h for high speed / access control roads, including parts of national roads that They pass through Delhi, Noida Toll Road walk, Saleemgarh Bypass, Barapullah Nallah, Northern Access Road, Central Spine Road, Ring Road, Outer Ring Road, Pusta Road and IGI Airport Road.

Passenger vehicles with no more than eight seats next to the driver's seat, such as cars, jeeps and taxis, are classified as M1 vehicles, police said.

The speed limit established for these M1 category vehicles for all other arterial roads in the areas between the ring road and the outer ring road, beyond the outer ring road, within the ring road and all the Trans Yamuna zone, is 50 km / h. traffic cop. .

Also, the speed limit for taxis and taxis on these roads is now equated with that of private cars, she said.

According to the Delhi Traffic Police, the last revision of speed limits on most roads and sections took place in 2011. After that, speed limits for some roads were further revised in 2017 and 2019.

Meenu Choudhary, Joint Police Commissioner (Traffic), said: "A number of changes and improvements have been made to the city's road infrastructure in recent years, including the construction of flyovers, underpasses, high-speed corridors and no signs for

Furthermore, it was necessary to make the speed limit on Delhi's roads as uniform as possible. Therefore, a review of the existing speed limits was deemed necessary, she said.

According to the revised notice, the speed limits for two-wheelers are now indicated separately as 50 km / h on 50 km / h roads and 60 km / h on 70/60 km / h roads.

The speed limit for vehicles of categories M2 and M3 (passenger cars with nine or more seats next to the driver's seat) has also been notified.

"The speed limit for vehicles of categories M2 and M3 is set at 50 km / h on roads with a speed of 50 km / h and 60 km / h on roads with 70/60 km / h, while the maximum speed For all types of transport vehicles, excluding M1, M2 and M3 vehicles, including Gramin Sewa, TSR, Phat-Phat Sewa, Quadricycle and category N vehicles (trucks), it has been reported at 40 km / h, said a police officer.

However, the speed limit for residential areas, markets, service lanes and minor roads within all residential areas, commercial markets and service roads has been reported to be 30 mph, the official said.

Previously, the maximum speed for transport vehicles in these areas was between 20-30 km / h. It has now been revised to create uniformity, police said.

The speed limit for overpass circuits has been posted at 40 mph, the officer added.

In addition, police said that for secondary roads in residential and commercial markets, the speed limit for all vehicles is 30 km / h. Previously, the speed of transport vehicles in these areas was between 20-30 km / h.

According to a police statement, then-Delhi Police Commissioner Amulya Patnaik had established a speed review committee chaired by Special Police (Traffic) Commissioner Taj Hassan.

This panel is made up of officers from the Delhi Traffic Police as well as expert members / officers from the Central Highways Research Institute of Delhi (CRRI) and the Delhi Government Department of Transport to investigate existing speed limits

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KS Bakshi
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Mr. KS Bakshi is one of the Founder Directors of the Company with 50 years of experience in civil engineering and infrastructure (planning and execution), especially in pavement engineering.

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