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Driving in Estonia

Information acquired on 11/06/2009

Compulsory documents

Pink EU driving licence.

International driving license (recommended only).

Car registration or rental papers.

Country initials sticker.

International Motor Insurance Card.

Passport (recommended only).

Owner's permission required if using a vehicle belonging to a third party.

Motorists are advised to contact the Motoring Association for information on local regulations.


Maximum alcohol level : 0.00 %.

Child seat, booster seat or fitted restraint system, compulsory up to 12 years.

Minimum driving age : 18 years.

Safety belt: compulsory front and back.

Motorcyclists: helmet compulsory for driver and passenger.

Dipped headlights compulsory (night and day) all year round.

Studded tires under certain restrictions from 16 October to 15 April .

Maximum Speed Limit for a Vehicle with Studded Tyres (kph) : 90.


Warning triangle compulsory.

First-aid kit compulsory.

Fire extinguisher compulsory.

Fluorescent safety jacket recommended.

Speed limits (Light vehicles)

In built-up areas : 50 kph.

On roads : 90 kph.

On motorways : 110 kph.

These speed limits are lower in wet weather.

Auto clubs

Eesti Autoklubi (EAK)

Laki 11

12915 - TALLINN


Eesti Autospordi Liit (EAL)

Vabaduse pst 13

11214 - TALLINN


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