- Motorways in the United Kingdom are described by letter M.
- The United Kingdom has around 3.741 km of motorways.
- The speed limit on motorways is 122 km⁄h (70 mph).
- It is important to remember that limits on signs are in miles per hour.
- The use of motorways by vehicles of up to 12 tons is free.
- Only on motorway M6, you will have to pay a toll.
- Drivers have to follow The Highway Code. It consists of pieces of information, advice, etc. for road users.
Importance and place that European motorways occupy as a link between all the countries in the European Union
- The United Kingdom only uses national road designations and does not show the European designations.
- United Kingdom’s roads are part of following A class roads in United Nations E-road Network:
- E5 – it starts in Greenock (Scotland) and ends in Algeciras (Spain).
- E13 – it starts in Doncaster (England) and ends in London (England).
- E15 – it starts in Inverness (Scotland) and ends in Algeciras (Spain).
- E16 – it starts in and ends in Derry (Northern Ireland) and ends in Gävle (Sweden).
- E18 – it starts in Craigavon (Northern Ireland) and ends in Saint Petersburg (Russia).
- E20 – it starts in Shannon (Ireland) and ends in Saint Petersburg (Russia).
- E22 – it starts in Holyhead (Wales) and ends in Ishim (Russia).
- E24 – it starts in Birmingham (England) and ends in Ipswich (England).
- E30 – it starts in Cork (Ireland) and ends in Omsk (Russia).
- E32 – it starts in Colchester (England) and ends in Harwich (England).
External link to Modes of transport: Transport by motorway exercises (488).