Speed Limits in Kerala

Speed Limits in Kerala (Kerala Govt. order No. 20/2014/tran dtd 28/2/2014 )

Class Vehicles Near School
In Ghat Roads
Within Corporation/ 
Municipality limits

National Highway

State Highway

Four Lane Road


All other Places
1 Motor Cycle 30 45 50 60 50 70 50
Motor Car 30 45 50 85 80 90 70
Autorickshaw 30 35 30 50 50 50 40
Light motor vehicles 
other than a transport vehicle
30 45 50 85 80 90 60
Light motor vehicle and a transport vehicle 30 45 50 65 65 70 60
Medium or Heavy Passenger Motor vehicle 30 40 40 65 65 70 60
Medium or Heavy goods vehicle 30 40 40 65 65 65 60
2 Heavy goods Vehicle 30 30 40 60 60 65 40
Heavy passenger Vehicle 30 30 40 60 60 65 40
3 Light Motor Vehicle drawing two wheeled trailer having a gross vehicle weight not exceeding 800 kilograms 25 30 40 60 60 60 60
Light Motor Vehicle drawing two wheeled trailer having a gross vehicle weight exceeding 800 kilograms 25 30 40 50 50 50 60
Medium Goods Vehicle 25 30 40 65 65 65 50
Medium Passenger Vehicle 25 30 40 65 65 65 50
Heavy Goods Vehicle 25 30 40 50 65 65 50
Heavy passenger Vehicle 25 30 40 65 65 65 50
Heavy Goods Vehicle used by Fire Brigade 25 30 40 65 65 65 50
Heavy Passenger Vehicle used by Fire Brigade 25 30 40 65 65 65 50
4 Any other class of vehicle not covered by entries 1,2,3 25 30 30 30 30 30 30

Note: All speeds are in Kilometer per Hour

Class1:- If all the wheels of the vehicles are fitted with pneumatic tyres and the vehicle is not drawing a trailer

Class2:-If the vehicle is an articulated vehicles , all the wheels are fitted with pneumatic tyres

class3:-If the vehicle is drawing not more than one trailer or in the case of artillery equipment, not more than two trailers and all the wheels of the vehicle and trailer are fitted with pneumatic tyres