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VOLUME: XV
CHAPTER:69:01 ROAD TRAFFIC: SUBSIDAIRY LEGISLATION
ROAD TRAFFIC SPEED LIMITS FOR SPECIFIED VEHICLES REGULATIONS:


(under section 130)

(1st January, 1975)

ARRANGEMENT OF REGULATIONS

REGULATION

 

                1.         Citation

                2.         Speed limit for certain classes of vehicles

                3.         Penalties

 

                            First Schedule - Speed Limit for Specified Vehicles

                            Second Schedule - Prescribed Sign Indicating Maximum Speed

 

S.I. 148, 1974,
S.I. 42, 2003.

1.       Citation

            These Regulations may be cited as the Road Traffic (Speed Limits for Specified Vehicles) Regulations.

2.       Speed limit for certain classes of vehicles

            (1) The maximum speed at which any vehicle of the type or class specified in the first column of the First Schedule may be driven on any road shall be that respectively specifed in relation thereto in the second column of the said First Schedule.

            (2) The sign required by section 44(2) of the Act to be painted or affixed to the rear of every vehicle, other than a motor car or a motor cycle which is subject to a speed limit under subsection (1) of that section shall be affixed to the right rear side of the vehicle, and shall be circular with a diameter of 240 mm with a black border, 20 mm in width, with the maximum speed in black numerals, 120 mm high, on a white reflective background, and generally conform with the signs set out in the Second Schedule.

3.       Penalties

            Any person who contravenes or fails to comply with any of the provisions of these Regulations, shall be guilty of an offence and shall be liable to a fine of not less than P30,00, plus P5,00 for every kilo-metre per hour exceeded, and not more than P1000,00 or to imprisonment for a term of not more than five years, or to both.

FIRST SCHEDULE
SPEED LIMIT FOR SPECIFIED VEHICLES

(reg. 2)

Vehicle

Maximum speed

Midi-Bus (15-30 seats)

100 km/h

Bus (30 - 100 seats) or with 10 m overall length

100 km/h

Train-bus exceeding 100 seats

80 km/h

Double deck-bus exceeding 100 seats

80 km/h

School bus

80 km/h

Mini-bus (11-15 seats)

80 km/h

Light vehicles not exceeding 3500 kg GVM and drawing a trailer exceeding 750kg

80 km/h

Motor vehicle exceeding 3500 kg GVM; with or without a trailer exceeding or not exceeding 750 kg.

80 km/h

Tractors for agricultural and farming purpose

25 km/h

Special mechanical equipment constructed for the maintenance and construction of roads

30 km/h

Motorcycle drawing a trailer not exceeding 750 kg

60 km/h

* km/h = kilometres per hour.

 

 

SECOND SCHEDULE
PRESCRIBED SIGN INDICATING MAXIMUM SPEED

(reg. 2)

(Reflective)

 

(Reflective)