Traffic regulations

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Speed limits

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Mandatory vehicle equipment in Germany

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Vest

Mandatory should be used by the driver and all passengers when leaving the car in an undeveloped area, high-speed roads and highways

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First Aid kit

Required

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Warning triangle

Required

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Fire extinguisher

No obligation

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Minimum tire tread height

1.6mm (summer tires); 4mm (winter tires)

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Winter tires

The obligation to use winter tires in winter if atmospheric conditions require (no determined period)

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Studded tires

prohibition

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Snow chains

Allowed if the snow or ice layer is on the road

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Car with a caravan

The obligation to have additional side mirrors (if the trailer is wider than the towing vehicle), additional warning triangle

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Light bulbs

No special regulations

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Spare tire

No special regulations

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Tow rope

No special regulations

Other legal restrictions

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Legal alcohol limit 

No special regulations

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Driving with the dipped beam headlamps on

Recommended by 24h throughout the year

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Driving in seat belts

YES

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Carriage of children

Children with a height of up to 150cm should be transported in special seats or elevators. Prohibition of transport on the front seats of children up to 12 years of age

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Wild camping regulations

A one-off accommodation on the square or street is allowed to rest before a further journey. NOTBOARD WARNING IN SERIES OF NATIONAL AWARS AND ZONS CONCERNED NATURE. Always be careful for regional restrictions and best to ask the local population or such prohibitions do not occur

Tolls

Using roads through passenger cars is free

The data on this website is for informational purposes only. If in any doubt, remember that the road traffic regulations in your country always take precedence. The portal is not responsible for the consequences of using the information provided here.

The Vienna Convention on Road Traffic, which many countries have signed, sets out only the minimum characteristics of motor vehicles and trailers involved in international traffic. At the same time, it allows a given country to expand and tighten its requirements for vehicles traveling on their roads, so it is worth checking before leaving what additional equipment of the vehicle is in force in a given country to avoid unnecessary discussions with the police about the Vienna Convention.

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