"Speed limits and fines." Germany Warnings Or Dangers Tip by ATLC

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The max. speed is clearly indicated on German roads.
Info about the fining system at the link below.

Speed limits:
Cities/towns/villages 50 km/h

Motorways (recommended limit) 130 km/h
Motorways for buses 80 km/h
Motorways for trailers or caravans 80 km/h

On all other roads 100 km/h
Vehicles with a trailer 80 km/h
Vehicles over 2.8 tons 80km/h
Vehicles over 7.5 tons or over 2.8 tons with a trailer 60 km/h

Note: Motorways where the speed limit is 130 km/h is actually recommended. It means that you can drive as fast as you like. And the Germans do, believe me! If you're not used to it, don't try it and don't stay on the fast lane too long because cars can come up behind you much quicker than you think.

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  • Updated Apr 4, 2011
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