Speed limits are expressed in km/hr through distinctive road signs throughout the country. These signs are found on every motorway and on major roads and minor roads throughout County Westmeath and consist of a circular sign with a white background and a red border. The speed limit is shown in the centre of the sign in black numerals (i.e. 30, 40, 60, etc.)..
Westmeath County Council in the interest of public safety has prepared Road Traffic (Special Speed Limits) (County of Westmeath) Bye-Laws 2019 in respect of the Administrative County of Westmeath. These Bye-Laws came into effect on the 1st January, 2020.
The Bye-Laws are also available for inspection or download below :
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