Car travel

You can find information about speed limits and using a Blue Badge below.

Car travel

Speed limits

Speed limits in Northern Ireland are in miles per hour (mph). In general, the speed limits are 30 mph in towns and 70 mph on motorways and dual carriageways, unless the signs say something different.

The national speed limit of 60 mph applies on most other roads, where signed.

Roads will, however, have their speed limits displayed on signs on the road.

Some areas have other speed limits and these are shown in mph as you enter the area.

Further information on speeds limits and the Highway Code can be found at the following link:

The Blue Badge Scheme

If you have been issued with a blue badge for your car, then you can use it here. There is no need to display a time clock when you use your Blue Badge in Northern Ireland.

Remember that a Blue Badge does not grant you permission to park anywhere. You still have to obey the rules of the road and should not park where it would endanger, inconvenience or obstruct pedestrians or other road users.

Further information

The Inclusive Mobility Transport Advisory Committee (imtac) has produced a factsheet on useful information for car users:

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