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The default speed limit on restricted roads has changed to 20mph.

Restricted roads have streetlights placed no more than 200 yards apart. They are usually located in residential and built-up areas with high pedestrian activity.

Sometimes the highway authority may propose a different speed limit and they must give you opportunity to object.

Highway authorities are:

Valid objections must be based on the proposal not meeting the criteria for an exception.

Different highway authorities have published their proposed exceptions.