As per the Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, the national maximum speed limit for motor vehicles on highways is 80 km/hour, while the minimum speed limit is 40 km/hour. However, these limits can vary depending on the type of vehicle and the road conditions.
In addition to the national speed limits, there are also local speed limits that are set by state governments and local authorities. These speed limits can vary depending on the specific road and traffic conditions.
If a driver is caught driving faster than the speed limit, he or she can face penalties and fines under the Motor Vehicles Act, 1988. The penalty for exceeding the speed limit can range from Rs. 1,000 to Rs. 5,000, depending on the degree of the offense.