Special Rules for Roads and Highways
SPEED LIMITS ON MAJOR ROADS AND HIGHWAYS
IMPLEMENTATION OF A NEW SPEED LIMIT IN TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO
Members of the public are advised that a speed limit of 100km/h will apply to the following Highways.
All roads throughout Trinidad and Tobago excluding those specifically mentioned in the Special Speed Limits Amendment Order, 2017, remain at 50km/h. Persons driving “Tractors” are advised that within built-up areas, the speed limit is 20km/h. On all major highways listed above from A to E, the speed limit for tractors is 35km/h.
The following table provides a breakdown of the speed limits with respect to the Classes of Vehicles, within Built-Up areas and Outside Built up areas, in accordance with Section 62 of the Motor Vehicles and Traffic.
The Ministry of Works and Transport implemented a new speed limit on December 15th, 2017 following the publication of Legal Notices Nos. 152 and Legal Notice 153 which enacted the immediate regulation and enforcement in Trinidad and Tobago.
The Ministry of Works and Transport wishes to underscore that all drivers must adhere to the speed limits.