HGV Speed Limits

Ever wondered how fast you are legal allowed to drive?

Here we go then!

Goods Vehicles Up To 7.5 tonne Maximum Gross Weight

  • Built up areas - up to 30 miles per hour.
  • Single carriageway - up to 50 miles per hour.
  • Dual carriageway - up to 60 miles per hour.
  • Motorway - up to 70 miles per hour*.

Goods Vehicles Exceeding 7.5 tonne Maximum Gross Weight

  • Built up areas - up to 30 miles per hour.
  • Single carriageway - up to 40 miles per hour.
  • Dual carriageway - up to 50 miles per hour.
  • Motorway - up to 60 miles per hour.

* 60 Miles per hour if pulling a trailer

This information is covered in the Highway Code.

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