Are there speed cameras in Malta?
- There are twenty three (23) Malta road speed cameras, located in various areas. Be aware of the signs along the roads showing you where they are. But be aware as they can crop up in unexpected places.
- The speed limit varies according to locations. Speed cameras have been set up and located in such roads to reduce the speeding of drivers. Bear in mind that our roads are short, narrow and winding.
Do you get point deductions on your license when you get a speeding ticket?
- If you over-speed and get a fine through the speed cameras you will be penalized between 3 - 6 points. Click here to see the road penalty points system in Malta.
What is the speed camera tolerance?
- All speed cameras have and will retain speed tolerance, except for the one in Siggiewi bypass. This has been announced by the LESA (Local Enforcement System Agency) quoted from Time of Malta article - April 2017. To read all the article click here
What are the fines for excessive speed?
- Up to 15 kilometres per hour over the limit of the speed camera the fine is €34.94
- If you exceed the 15 kilometres per hour limit, the fine increases to €69.88
- For further reading for driving offenses click here
Are there speed cameras in Gozo?
- No there aren't speed cameras.
Are speed guns used in Malta and what are the fines?
- The Malta Police are equipped with infra-red speed guns in order to reduce traffic accidents on the Malta roads.
- Up to 15 km/h the fine is €35.00
- Anything above this speed the fine is €75.00
- The driver also faces a three point penalty from his licence.
Updated on 16th January 2019
Updated on 16th January 2019
Speed limit 40Km/hr
- Triq San Pawl, Naxxar
Speed limit 50Km/hr
- Attard road close to cemetery
Speed limit 60Km/hr
- Regional road Tunnels going to Paceville
- Paceville going to Regional road Tunnels
- Regional road Tunnels going to Marsa
- Regional road Tunnels going to Santa Venera
- Mdina Road Qormi – located near Kia Showroom
- Mdina Road Qormi – located near BDI Showroom
- Tal-Barrani road – Tarxien going to Zejtun
- Tal-Barrani road – Zejtun going to Tarxien
- Siggiewi - Zebbug round about to Siggiewi by pass
- Birkirkara Bypass to Mater Dei hospital
- Birkirkara Bypass to Birkirkara
- Airport to Hal Far - same camera both ways
Speed limit 70Km/hr
- Burmarrad going to Mosta
- Burmarrad going to St. Paul’s Bay
- Rabat going to Zebbug
- Zebbug going to Rabat
- Coast Road to Bugibba
Speed limit 80Km/hr
- Mriehel Bypass going to Attard
- Mriehel Bypass going to Valletta
- St. Paul's Bay Bypass going to Bugibba
- St. Paul's Bay Bypass going to Mellieha
With many speed cameras in Malta it is a bit hard to remember which speed you are supposed to be driving at, but there are locations where the speed is indicated beforehand. You only see a black camera on the road signs. The above list is divided according to speed limit to help you remember.
- At Mriehel bypass the speed is indicated by using the national speed limit sign (round white sign with a diagonal solid black line).
- All locations have a sign showing the speed limit just before the speed camera.
- Enjoy your holiday driving around our islands.
- But usually just before the speed camera there is a sign showing the speed limit.
- Beware of speed cameras to avoid any over speeding and fines.