Washington, D.C. By car

Road rules

In United States you drive on the right side. Most cars have automatic transmission.

Speed limits

Unless otherwise posted, the speed limits for cars and motorcycles are as follows: 24-74 mph (40-120 km/h) in all built-up areas, 44-74 mph (72-120 km/h) on undivided highways, 60-80 mph (97-129 km/h) on motorways and 60-80 mph (97-129 km/h) on expressways.

Turn on red

Right turn on red lights is allowed unless a sign explicitly forbids it.


It is illegal to drive with blood alcohol content higher than 0.08%.



Driving side (left or right), transmission (manual or automatic), speed limits, alcohol limit and turn on red allowance.

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