The Royal Gazette last night, November 23rd, has published the Ministerial Regulation regarding the speed limit for driving on roadways in Bangkok, Pattaya City, Muang Pattaya, city municipalities, and community areas.
For driving in the aforementioned areas, trucks weighing more than 2,200 kilograms or passenger trucks carrying more than 15 passengers must not accelerate to more than 60 kilometers per hour. Vehicles that are towing another car, small four-wheel vehicles, and three-wheeled vehicles must not go faster than 45 kilometers per hour.
Motorcycles must be driving at no more than 60 kilometers per hour. Motorcycles with power limited to a minimum of 35kW or 400 CC, or “Big Bikes”, must use a speed of not more than 80 kilometers per hour.
School buses and student shuttle buses must not exceed 60 kilometers per hour. Tractors, road rollers, and agricultural vehicles as prescribed in automobile law must not accelerate to more than 45 kilometers per hour.
Other vehicles that are not listed above should not be driving more than 80 kilometers per hour. For reference, the order, in Thai, is below.