The General Directorate for Public Security have re-determined the speed limits on highways from 2nd February 2018 onwards.
These re-determination of speed limits are in plac to protect drivers and ensure safety.
New Speed Limits for Light-motor vehicles can travel at maximum speed of 140 km/h while buses at 100 km/h and trucks at 80 km/h.
The Director of public relations at Public Security Agency, said the new speed limit signs have been put up on highways, calling upon drivers not to exceed the speed limit.
The Eight highways are:
1- Riyadh-Taif Highway (west) – Exit (5) up to Exit (54)
2- Riyadh-Taif Highway (east) – Exit 54 up to Muzahimiya Checkpoint
3- Riyadh-Alqassim Highway (north) – Exit 6 up to Industrial Area 2 Bridge
4- Alqassim-Riyadh Highway (south) – Industrial Area 2 Bridge up to Exit (6)
5 – Makkah-Madinah Highway (north) – Bariman Bridge up to Exit (8)
6- Makkah-Madinah Highway (south) – Exit (8) up to Bariman Bridge
7- Madinah-Jeddah Highway (south) – Exit (8) up to Exit (35)
8- Jeddah-Madinah Highway (north) – Exit (35) to Exit (8)