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Motor Vehicles (Authorisation of Special Types) Order (Northern Ireland) 1997

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Speed limits for vehicles authorised by Articles 19 to 23

24.—(1) A vehicle or combination of vehicles the use of which on roads is authorised by Article 19, if of Category 2 or Category 3 as defined in that Article, or by Article 23, as indicated by an item in column 2 of the Table, shall not travel at a speed exceeding that specified in column 3 for that item in relation to the type of road used:


ItemAuthorisationSpeed (mph)
MotorwayDual CarriagewayOther Road
1Article 19 Category 22403530
2Article 19 Category 3302520
3Article 23302520

(2) A vehicle the use of which on roads is authorised by Article 21 shall not travel on any road other than a motorway at a speed exceeding 12 miles per hour.

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