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Driving in Slovenia

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.


Regulations

Motorway tax : on sale at post offices, road administration offices, customs offices, garages and service stations. Annual amount : 55 EUR.

Maximum alcohol level : 0.05 %. This is to be considered dangerous : don't drink and drive.

Minimum age for front seat passengers : 12 years.

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 prohibited


Equipment

Warning triangle compulsory.

First-aid kit compulsory.

Fire extinguisher recommended.

Fluorescent safety jacket compulsory.


Speed limits (Light vehicles)

In built-up areas : 50 kph.

On roads : 90 kph.

On dual carriageways : 100 kph.

On motorways : 130 kph.

These speed limits are lower in wet weather.


Auto clubs

Avto-Moto Zveza Slovenije (AMZS)

Dunajska 128a

1000 - LJUBLJANA

Slovenia

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