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Table 2 Average speed in urban areas (kilometres per hour)

From: Coverage versus response time objectives in ambulance location

Road category Lights and sirens Standard speed
Speed Morning rush hours Evening rush hours Speed Morning rush hours Evening rush hours
Motorway 100 92 90 90 86 86
Expressway 100 92 89 90 84 82
Important national road 65 60 56 46 42 40
National road 60 51 55 40 39 38
Local road 59 50 50 36 35 35
Residential road 8 6 4 8 7 7
Minor road 5 4 4 5 5 5