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Canada Speed Limits in Kilometers and Miles per Hour

Know the Speed Limits when Driving in Canada


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Speed Limits in Canada

Speed Limit for Various Types of Driving

Kilometers per hour Miles per hour
You're driving too fast. 120 kph 75 mph
Multi-lane highway driving 100 kph 62 mph
Most 2-lane highways outside cities & towns 80 kph 50 mph
Major roads in urban and suburban areas 60 - 70 kph 37 - 44 mph
Residential streets 40 – 50 kph 25 - 30 mph
School zones 30 - 50 kph 20 - 30 mph

Speed limits in Canada are measured in kilometers per hour (km / h) and usually marked by signs on the side of the road.

When the speed limit is not marked, drivers should keep to the provincially set speed limits which fall within the limits as outlined in the Speed Limits in Canada Table (above).

Check at the Canada border or rental car office for local speed limits and other road regulations. Also read our Driving in Canada Guide.

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