# Speed

There is a speed limit in place for the entire road network in Luxembourg, even where there are no signs. This rule applies to all drivers, regardless of the type of vehicle.

€49 FIXED PENALTY NOTICE

€145 FIXED PENALTY NOTICE + 2 POINTS DEDUCTED

SPEEDING OFFENCE

Failure to observe the mandatory speed limit:

Failure to observe the mandatory speed limit:

Only in the event of repeating a first serious violation

< 15 km/h over the speed limit in a built-up area

> 15 km/h over the speed limit in a built-up area

> 75 km/h in a built-up area

< 20 km/h over the speed limit outside a built-up area

> 20 km/h over the speed limit outside a built-up area

> 135 km/h outside a built-up area

up to 25 km/h over the speed limit on the motorway

> 25 km/h over the speed limit on the motorway

> 195 km/h on the motorway

(> 165 km/h in wet weather)

Fine of between €500 and €10,000 and imprisonment for between 8 days and 3 years, or only one of these penalties

## Margins of tolerance:

• When the speed measured is between 25 and 100 km/h, the margin of tolerance is 3 km/h.
• When the speed measured is over 100 km/h, the margin of tolerance is 3%.

## Speeding offence:

1. The offender must have exceeded the mandatory speed limit by more than 50% or the speed recorded must have been at least 20 km/h over this limit.
2. The offender must previously have committed one serious speeding violation and have paid a fixed penalty notice for speeding for a violation deemed serious, or previously have been convicted of a speeding violation deemed serious, or previously have been convicted of a speeding violation deemed an offence (speeding offence).
3. The infraction (speeding offence) must be committed within 3 years of the day on which the fixed penalty notice incurred for a serious speeding violation was paid, either at the scene, by bank transfer or by VISA card, or of a final conviction for a serious speeding violation or a final conviction for a speeding offence.

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