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Old 07-09-2015, 06:54 AM
 
Location: Wartrace,TN
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What is the speed limit on roads that do not have any speed limit signs posted? I am thinking it is 55mph but a guy I work with thinks it is 30mph. I am in Tennessee if that makes a difference.
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Old 07-09-2015, 06:56 AM
 
Location: San Antonio, TX USA
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Depends on the type of road

Tennessee Speed Limit
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Old 07-09-2015, 11:33 AM
 
Location: U.S.A.
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Depends on state but it typically defaults to a state limit as defined in the code.
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Old 07-09-2015, 12:23 PM
 
Location: Hougary, Texberta
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In most municipalities there is a default such as "35mph unless otherwise posted". That default works both higher and lower.
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Old 07-09-2015, 12:34 PM
 
Location: MN
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Ours is 30 within the city/residential streets in MN.
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Old 07-09-2015, 02:34 PM
 
Location: Londonderry, NH
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In New Hampshire it depends on the housing density and road quality. It may vary from 30 mph in town to 55 on a wide open two lane. NH uses speed limit signs very sparingly so driving reasonably will usually keep you out of trouble. OH - look for and obey the speed limits near schools.
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Old 07-09-2015, 07:56 PM
 
Location: Western MN
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Depends on the type of road

Tennessee Speed Limit
Useful link.
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Old 07-10-2015, 10:32 AM
 
Location: Western Colorado
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Depends on where you're at. Some places have a prima facie speed limit of 30mph unless otherwise posted. I would check the local municipality web page where you live.
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Old 07-10-2015, 10:36 AM
 
Location: Outskirts of Gray Court, and love it!
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What is the speed limit on roads that do not have any speed limit signs posted? I am thinking it is 55mph but a guy I work with thinks it is 30mph. I am in Tennessee if that makes a difference.

In SC, that is covered in the Drivers Handbook, and when I took my written test, it was one of the questions. Surprised TN didnt cover it in its version of the handbook.
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Old 07-10-2015, 11:05 AM
 
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Depends on the type of road

Tennessee Speed Limit
Yup - generally its 55/35 for country/urban limit, but as a licensed driver in the state, it is your responsibility to know the default speed limits of the state.
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