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Old 01.04.2021, 21:41
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Re: Rant: ZTL in Italy

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actually the motorway can be up to 150 under certain conditions.
It could, but it's not. Anywhere.
https://www.clubalfa.it/131859-limit...-quando-e-dove

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every border around here has that sign displayed as you enter italy.
That sign is just obsolete and should be replaced. Here's the Italian limits as per actual law:
http://www.aci.it/i-servizi/normativ...-velocita.html
according to Wikipedia, the limits you reported are old limits from a 1977 law, which has since been superseded at least a couple of times.
Don't, don't, don't drive at 140 km/h on Italian motorways.
cinzia_t is just correct.

Also, this is an updated sign when you enter Italy from Austria:
https://www.google.com/maps/@46.5596...7i13312!8i6656

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also pigs would fly before you actually get a fine on italian motorways. at any speed. its EXTREMELY rare.
Not so extremely, particularly on the network managed by Autostrade per l'Italia where the "Tutor" system is active (it's active again, after the suspension due to a software patent violation).
In my life it happened to me to drive above 130 km/h, but you have to know where and when. If unsure, don't!

@EPMike: in some places ZTLs are confusing for locals as well. Some of them have big signs with a lot of writings and complicated time schedules depending on time, day of week and so on. They're not designed as tourist traps, it's just that they are not able to make them simpler, probably because many categories demand special exceptions.
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