|State||Rural interstates ( mph )||Other limited access roads ( mph )|
|Montana||80 trucks: 70||day: 70; night: 65|
Travelers in the immediate Missoula area won’t notice much difference Thursday when speed limits are raised to 80 mph on most interstate highways in Montana. A 20-mile stretch of Interstate 90 with Missoula in the middle will remain at 75 mph and, for a couple of miles, 65 mph .
The highest posted speed limit in the world is 160 km/h (99 mph ), which applies to two motorways in the UAE.
In Germany, formal car control courses are required for speeds greater than 70 or 80 mph, unlike the US . One reason the US doesn’t have its own Autobahn is that our drivers are formally trained quite a lot less often, which means we ‘re also generally less experienced.
Montana is not alone. It’s legal to drink while driving in Mississippi and Wyoming, too. In Montana , the legal blood-alcohol limit is . 08.
Fighting speeding tickets in Montana When you get a speeding ticket , you can stay quiet and pay the fine and accept the penalties. However, this is an admission of guilt, and the traffic violation will stay on your driving record for five years. It will have a profound effect on your vehicle insurance premiums.
Montana is about 559 miles from east to west and about 321 miles from north to south. The geographic center of Montana is located in Fergus County, 11 miles W of Lewistown. Montana is bordered by Canada on the north and by Idaho and Wyoming on the south.
Proposed speed limits included the following: > 75 mph daytime and 65 mph nighttime on the Interstate, > 65 mph daytime and 55 mph nighttime on paved rural roads, and, > 55 mph both daytime and nighttime on gravel rural roads.
In 1995, when Congress removed the 55 mph speed limit, Montana took away its speed limit and went without once again, the Missoulian reported. But it was reinstated in 1999 after a state supreme court ruling, but set at a maximum of 75 mph. In both Nevada and Montana, the speed limit can now go as high as 80 mph .