Speed limit on expressway to be reduced to 60km/h

Speed limit on expressway to be reduced to 60km/h

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By QL Videos

With the increasing number of fatalities on Qatar's roads, the traffic department is looking to implement a lower speed limit in certain traffic hotspots in and around the country.

This is to reduce the number of high-speed collisions on the road, and ease the traffic flow.

The speed limit will be dropped to 60km/h in areas of high congestion like the Doha Expressway (February 22nd Street) with the aim of stopping rash driving.

Motorists found violating the speed limit will be levied standard traffic fines and points as per the traffic laws.

One of the leading causes of death in Qatar is road traffic collisions, mainly due of reckless driving by impatient drivers.

Also, in order to ease the burden on the public, the department is considering completely removing the speed limit on some highways on the outskirts of Doha such as parts of Shamal road and Salwa road.

Watch the video to find out when this change will be implemented.

Sources [1, 2, 3]

 

 

By dohaplanner• 2 Apr 2016 13:16
dohaplanner

Over-speeding causes lesser accidents than operating iphones while driving

By Nawar.Barnieh• 1 Apr 2016 12:47
Nawar.Barnieh

DID I JUST GET RICK ROLLED !?!?! This just made my day !

By Mary Catherine• 31 Mar 2016 16:47
Mary Catherine

Real time enforcement is nonexistent

By Wild Turkey• 31 Mar 2016 16:08
Wild Turkey

The road design is false.

By cvidoto• 31 Mar 2016 15:27
cvidoto

So, this is false?

By Wild Turkey• 31 Mar 2016 14:39
Wild Turkey

More dead people to come.

By Wild Turkey• 31 Mar 2016 14:38
Wild Turkey

"... removing the speed limit on some highways on the outskirts of Doha such as parts of Shamal road and Salwa road." We've all been waiting for this. This going to be THE race course now!

By Lucky Luciano• 31 Mar 2016 14:23
Lucky Luciano

Good News for my 2016 Camel Cart :)

By britexpat• 31 Mar 2016 13:59
britexpat

Would be nice to take on Mohdata in his Camry, but I don't want to embarrass him

By britexpat• 31 Mar 2016 13:54
britexpat

Great news.. I can now open up my Pink Kia on the Shamal road and test out the new air ducts

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