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Island speed limit to rise from 40mph to 60mph in June

The national speed limit is being eased from 15 June

The national speed limit is to be lifted to 60mph with effect from 15 June.

A 40mph all-Island limit was put into force at the end of March, in order to reduce the number of crashes and ease the strain on emergency services during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Chief Minister Howard Quayle confirmed the changes at the latest government media conference:

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