The Ministry of Transport has instructed its branches to begin making arrangements to raise the statutory speeds on highways to 140 km from 120 km.

The arrangements include installing traffic signs every 10 kilometers displaying the new speed limits.

The speed limit of the following highways are to be increased:
Riyadh – Taif
Riyadh – Dammam
Riyadh – Qassim
Makkah -Madinah