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Speed Limits and Speeding Fines
DRIVING IN BULGARIA
Never drive faster than your guardian angel can fly! For cars and vans, the maximum speed permitted in Bulgaria on motorways is 140 km/h; on expressways, it is 120 km/h; on main roads and minor roads outside built-up areas, it is 90 km/h; and in built-up areas, it is 50 km/h, unless otherwise stated by traffic signs. The following are the permitted maximum speeds in Bulgaria (km/h) for all vehicle categories:
Cars & Vans*
Cars/Vans + Trailer*
* Motorcycles, Passenger cars, Vans with or without trailers below 3.5t.
** Heavy goods vehicles over 3.5t that do not carry dangerous/hazardous materials or goods.
Urban roads: 40 km/h – maximum speed for vehicles carrying dangerous goods.
Non-urban roads: 70 km/h for heavy goods vehicles with semitrailers or trailers (Type O3, O4).
Non-urban roads: 50 km/h for heavy goods vehicles carrying dangerous goods.
Motorways & Expressways: 90 km/h for heavy goods vehicles with semitrailers or trailers (Type O3, O4).
Motorways & Expressways: 90 km/h for heavy goods vehicles carrying dangerous goods.
*** If Busses with trailers driving on Non-urban roads – 70 km/h speed limit.
Comparatively limited fines and administrative penalties apply to serious speeding and repeated offenses in Bulgaria (compared to other European countries).
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