Speed Limit Laws: Rhode Island

Rural Interstates

Cars (MPH) Trucks (MPH)
65 65

Urban Interstates

Cars (MPH) Trucks (MPH)
55 55

Other Limited Access Roads

Cars (MPH) Trucks (MPH)
55 55

*NOTE: Rhode Island speed limits are not set by law, but by state traffic commission

Aggressive Driver Actions Defined by Statute

Speeding and at least two of the following: failure to obey traffic control device, overtaking on the right, driving outside the lanes of traffic, following too closely, failure to yield right of way, entering roadway unsafely, failure to use turn signals, failure to stop or yield at signs, use of emergency lane for travel.

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