Published 27 March. A new 50mph speed limit will be introduced on the Coast Road during this year's TT fortnight. Measured travel speeds on the island are relatively low. Death from Covid-19 confirmed. Isle of Man government wants 20% of Douglas commuters to cycle or walk. Isle of Man town centre and village speed limits could be cut to 20mph. This it like it was for the TT last year. Published on November 18, 2020, 12:01 PM EST Corrected November 19, 2020, 12:48 PM EST Does anyone know why ? Coronavirus: Temporary 40mph national speed limit introduced on Isle of Man. In an official survey in 2006 the introduction of blanket speed limits was refused by the population, suggesting that a large number appreciate the freedom. More from Isle of Man News; Tuesday, December 15th, 2020 6:24am ... Devices which record and limit speed could help reduce the number of collisions among young drivers on the Island. It's in a bid to reduce the number of crashes between Douglas and Ramsey – and to stop motorists using it as a loop road back to the Mountain Road section. The introduction of an all-Island speed limit will be considered again as part of the road safety strategy. From other local news sites. External 3FM Isle of Man There is a comprehensive bus network, operated by Bus Vannin, a department of the Isle of Man Government, … Published 2 July 2019. SMALL vans and goods vehicles will be allowed to drive faster on some Isle of Man roads with effect from next week, following a change in regulations by the government. Today I noticed the speed limit on the road from Onchan to Baldrine is now 50mph and the road from the Liverpool Arms to Groudle is now 40 mph. Is there now a winter speed limit ? Speed limits in town centres and villages on the Isle of Man could be lowered to 20mph from next year, a government minister has confirmed. Or is it just a small move to a national limit ? 2017 marks the 110th year of racing and there will likely be 110 more because the future of the TT seems to be growing. Published 27 March. (Corrects information on the Isle of Man’s speed limits in paragraph 9. Rural roads on the Isle of Man have no speed limits on many rural roads; a 2004 proposal to introduce general speed limits of 60 mph and 70 mph on Mountain Road, for safety reasons, was not pursued following consultation. Published 10 May 2019. The Department of Infrastructure has decided to raise the speed limit for small goods vehicles up to 7.5 tonnes, minibuses and motorhomes on roads not subject to speed limits. Coronavirus: Temporary 40mph national speed limit introduced on Isle of Man. Isle of Man government wants 20% of Douglas commuters to … As you can tell, the Isle of Man TT has a rich history.