Driving abroad.


Safety and driving enjoyment across borders:
Our information and services relating to all aspects of your travel will enable
you to be as safe on the road abroad as you are at home.
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An entire continent at a glance.

Traffic knowledge relating to Europe.


Tolls, Clear Zones or special traffic regulations.
With our traffic knowledge ? for on the road, you are prepared for virtually
everything in EU countries. After all, there are more pleasant
surprises when travelling.

Austria

oesterreich


Speed limit on motorways:
130 km/h

High-visibility vest requirement:
Yes

Maximum blood alcohol content (BAC limit):
0.5

Requirement to have lights on during the day:
No

Winter tyre requirement:
Yes, in wintry conditions between 1 November and 15 April

Car toll:
Yes, on motorways and dual carriageways

Car toll charge:
10-day toll sticker: €8.70
2-month toll sticker: €25.30
Annual toll sticker: €84.40

Belgium

belgien


Speed limit on motorways:
120 km/h

High-visibility vest requirement:
Yes

Maximum blood alcohol content (BAC limit):
0.5

Requirement to have lights on during the day:
No

Winter tyre requirement:
No

Car toll:
No, only for using the Liefkenshoek tunnel

Car toll charge:
Liefkenshoek tunnel: €4.95 to €6.00 (depending on payment method)

Bulgaria

bulgarien


Speed limit on motorways:
130 km/h

High-visibility vest requirement:
Yes

Maximum blood alcohol content (BAC limit):
0.5

Requirement to have lights on during the day:
Yes, in the period between 1 November and 1 March

Winter tyre requirement:
No

Car toll:
Yes

Car toll charge:
€5.00 a week, €13.00 a month, €34.00 a year

Cyprus

zypern


Speed limit on motorways:
100 km/h

High-visibility vest requirement:
No

Maximum blood alcohol content (BAC limit):
0.5

Requirement to have lights on during the day:
No

Winter tyre requirement:
No

Car toll:
No

Car toll charge:
None

Czech Republic

tschechien


Speed limit on motorways:
130 km/h

High-visibility vest requirement:
Yes

Maximum blood alcohol content (BAC limit):
0.0

Requirement to have lights on during the day:
Yes

Winter tyre requirement:
Yes, in wintry conditions between 1 November and 31 March

Car toll:
Yes

Car toll charge:
10-day toll sticker: approx. €12.00

Denmark

daenemark


Speed limit on motorways:
130 km/h

High-visibility vest requirement:
No

Maximum blood alcohol content (BAC limit):
0.5

Requirement to have lights on during the day:
Yes, all year round

Winter tyre requirement:
No

Car toll:
No, only for crossing the Storebaelt and Øresund bridges

Car toll charge:
Storebælt bridge: from €18.00
Öresund bridge: €47.00

Estonia

estland


Speed limit on motorways:
90 km/h (120 km/h on some motorways in summer)

High-visibility vest requirement:
No

Maximum blood alcohol content (BAC limit):
0.2

Requirement to have lights on during the day:
Yes, all year round

Winter tyre requirement:
Yes, in the period between 1 December and 1 March

Car toll:
No

Car toll charge:
None

Finland

finnland


Speed limit on motorways:
100–120 km/h (120 km/h in summer)

High-visibility vest requirement:
No

Maximum blood alcohol content (BAC limit):
0.5

Requirement to have lights on during the day:
Yes

Winter tyre requirement:
Yes, in the period between 1 December and 1 March

Car toll:
No

Car toll charge:
None

Frankreich

frankreich


Speed limit on motorways:
130 km/h

High-visibility vest requirement:

Yes

Maximum blood alcohol content (BAC limit):
0.5

Requirement to have lights on during the day:
No

Winter tyre requirement:
No (only compulsory if a corresponding traffic sign has been erected)

Car toll:
Yes, on most motorways

Car toll charge:
Depends on route

Deutschland

deutschland


Speed limit on motorways:
No limit, but advisory speed of 130 km/h

High-visibility vest requirement:
Yes

Maximum blood alcohol content (BAC limit):
0.5

Requirement to have lights on during the day:
No

Winter tyre requirement:
Yes, in wintry conditions

Car toll:
No

Car toll charge:
None

Great Britain

uk


Speed limit on motorways:
70 mph

High-visibility vest requirement:

No

Maximum blood alcohol content (BAC limit):
0.8

Requirement to have lights on during the day:
No

Winter tyre requirement:
No

Car toll:
No, only a few toll tunnels and London city toll

Car toll charge:
London city toll: £10 a day (weekdays: 7am to 6pm)

Greece

griechenland


Speed limit on motorways:
110–130 km/h

High-visibility vest requirement:

No

Maximum blood alcohol content (BAC limit):
0.5

Requirement to have lights on during the day:
No

Winter tyre requirement:
No

Car toll:
Yes, on most motorways

Car toll charge:
€1.15 to €3.20

Hungary

ungarn


Speed limit on motorways:
130 km/h

High-visibility vest requirement:

Yes

Maximum blood alcohol content (BAC limit):
0.0

Requirement to have lights on during the day:
Yes, on motorways and outside built-up areas

Winter tyre requirement:
No

Car toll:
Yes

Car toll charge:
Approx. €10.00 a week

Iceland

island


Speed limit on motorways:
90 km/h

High-visibility vest requirement:
No

Maximum blood alcohol content (BAC limit):
0.5

Requirement to have lights on during the day:
Yes

Winter tyre requirement:
No

Car toll:
No, only for using the Hvalfjarðargöng tunnel

Car toll charge:
Hvalfjarðargöng tunnel: approx. €6.00 per route

Ireland

irland


Speed limit on motorways:
120 km/h

High-visibility vest requirement:
No

Maximum blood alcohol content (BAC limit):
0.5

Requirement to have lights on during the day:
No

Winter tyre requirement:
No

Car toll:
Yes

Car toll charge:
Motorways: €1.40 to €3.10
Bridges/tunnels: €1.75 to €10

Italy

italien


Speed limit on motorways:
130 km/h

High-visibility vest requirement:
Yes

Maximum blood alcohol content (BAC limit):
0.5

Requirement to have lights on during the day:
Yes, on motorways and outside built-up areas

Winter tyre requirement:
No standard regulations

Car toll:
Yes

Car toll charge:
Amount depends on the route travelled and the respective vehicle category

Latvia

lettland


Speed limit on motorways:
90 km/h

High-visibility vest requirement:
Yes

Maximum blood alcohol content (BAC limit):
0.5

Requirement to have lights on during the day:
Yes

Winter tyre requirement:
Yes, in the period between 1 December and 1 March

Car toll:
No, only when entering the city of Jumala

Car toll charge:
Entry into Jurmala: approx. €1.40

Lithuania

litauen


Speed limit on motorways:
110 km/h (1 November to 31 March)
130 km/h (1 April to 31 October)

High-visibility vest requirement:
Yes

Maximum blood alcohol content (BAC limit):
0.4

Requirement to have lights on during the day:
Yes

Winter tyre requirement:
Yes, in the period from 10 November to 1 April

Car toll:
No, only for a few bridges

Car toll charge:
Different tariffs

Luxembourg

luxemburg


Speed limit on motorways:
130 km/h, 110 km/h in rain

High-visibility vest requirement:
Yes

Maximum blood alcohol content (BAC limit):
0.5

Requirement to have lights on during the day:
No

Winter tyre requirement:
Yes, in wintry conditions

Car toll:
No

Car toll charge:
None

Malta

malta


Speed limit on motorways:
80 km/h

High-visibility vest requirement:
No

Maximum blood alcohol content (BAC limit):
0.8

Requirement to have lights on during the day:
No

Winter tyre requirement:
No

Car toll:
No

Car toll charge:
None

Netherlands

niederlande


Speed limit on motorways:
130 km/h

High-visibility vest requirement:
No

Maximum blood alcohol content (BAC limit):
0.5

Requirement to have lights on during the day:
No

Winter tyre requirement:
No

Car toll:
No, only for using the Westerschelde tunnel and Kil tunnel

Car toll charge:
Westerschelde tunnel: €5.00
Kil tunnel: €2.00

Norway

norwegen


Speed limit on motorways:
80 km/h (90 or 100 km/h in places, given appropriate signs)

High-visibility vest requirement:
Yes

Maximum blood alcohol content (BAC limit):
0.2

Requirement to have lights on during the day:
Yes

Winter tyre requirement:
Yes, in corresponding conditions

Car toll:
Yes

Car toll charge:
approx. €4.00

Poland

polen


Speed limit on motorways:
140 km/h

High-visibility vest requirement:
No

Maximum blood alcohol content (BAC limit):
0.2

Requirement to have lights on during the day:
Yes

Winter tyre requirement:
No

Car toll:
Yes, on some motorways

Car toll charge:
Depends on route (approx. €2.30 per 100 km)

Portugal

portugal


Speed limit on motorways:
120 km/h

High-visibility vest requirement:
Yes

Maximum blood alcohol content (BAC limit):
0.5

Requirement to have lights on during the day:
No

Winter tyre requirement:
No

Car toll:
Yes

Car toll charge:
Depends on route (approx. €4.00 per 100 km)

Romania

rumaenien


Speed limit on motorways:
130 km/h

High-visibility vest requirement:
Yes

Maximum blood alcohol content (BAC limit):
0.0

Requirement to have lights on during the day:
Yes, on motorways and outside built-up areas

Winter tyre requirement:
Yes, in the period from 1 November to 31 March

Car toll:
Yes

Car toll charge:
Approx. €2.50 a week

Slovakia

slowakei


Speed limit on motorways:
130 km/h

High-visibility vest requirement:
Yes

Maximum blood alcohol content (BAC limit):
0.0

Requirement to have lights on during the day:
Yes

Winter tyre requirement:
Yes, in wintry conditions

Car toll:
Yes

Car toll charge:
10-day toll sticker: approx. €10.00

Slovenia

slowenien


Speed limit on motorways:
130 km/h

High-visibility vest requirement:
No

Maximum blood alcohol content (BAC limit):
0.5

Requirement to have lights on during the day:
Yes

Winter tyre requirement:
Yes, in the period from 15 November to 15 March

Car toll:
Yes

Car toll charge:
Approx. €15.00 a week

Spain

spanien


Speed limit on motorways:
120 km/h

High-visibility vest requirement:
No

Maximum blood alcohol content (BAC limit):
0.5

Requirement to have lights on during the day:
No

Winter tyre requirement:
No

Car toll:
Yes, on most motorways

Car toll charge:
Depends on route

Sweden

schweden


Speed limit on motorways:
90–120 km/h (according to signs and the traffic situation)

High-visibility vest:
No

Maximum blood alcohol content (BAC limit):
0.2

Requirement to have lights on during the day:
Yes

Winter tyre requirement:
Yes, in the period from 1 December to 31 March

Car toll:
Öresund bridge and city toll in Stockholm and Göteborg

Car toll charge:
Öresund bridge: single from €47.00
City toll in Stockholm and Göteborg: approx. €6.50 per vehicle and day
Our information does not claim to be complete and is not therefore exhaustive.

Source: Europäisches Verbraucherzentrum Deutschland.

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