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Malta


Speed limits

Motorcycles (Vehicles below 3.5 tonnes)

Standard speed limits (unless otherwise stated by traffic signs) [km/h]

50

Urban roads

80

Non-urban roads

80

Motorways/expressways

Passenger cars & vans (Vehicles below 3.5 tonnes )

Standard speed limits (unless otherwise stated by traffic signs) [km/h]

50

Urban roads Passenger cars

80

Non-urban roads Passenger cars

80

Motorways/expressways Passenger cars

40

Urban roads Vans

60

Non-urban roads Vans

60

Motorways/expressways Vans

National speed limits for category N1 vehicles (vans) will be increased by planned legislation, in order to put them in line with national speed limits for category M1 vehicles (passenger cars).

Passenger cars & vans with trailers (Vehicles below 3.5 tonnes)

Standard speed limits (unless otherwise stated by traffic signs) [km/h]

40

Urban roads

60

Non-urban roads

60

Motorways/expressways

Vans and cars towing other cars (Urban roads: 20, Non-urban roads: 30, Motorways/expressways: 30)

Heavy goods vehicles (over 3.5 tonnes)

Standard speed limits (unless otherwise stated by traffic signs) [km/h]

40

Urban roads

60

Non-urban roads

60

Motorways/expressways

Buses

Standard speed limits (unless otherwise stated by traffic signs) [km/h]

40

Urban roads

60

Non-urban roads

60

Motorways/expressways

 

The information on this website according to Article 8(1) of the road safety directive (Directive 2011/82/EU) is provided by the national authorities in the country concerned. In the event of any conflict between the provided data and the rules in effect in a given country, the latter take precedence. The data are meant purely as a documentation tool and the Commission does not assume any liability for their content or their accuracy.