In order for your stay in Istria to be in a pleasant and safe atmosphere, here you can get acquainted with some of the traffic regulations in the Republic of Croatia.
Maximum allowed speed limits in Croatia
- Up to 130 km/h on the highway
- Up to 110 km/h on fast roads (main roads)
- Up to 90 km/h on other roads
- Up to 50 km/h in towns
The largest allowed alcohol level in the blood is 0.50 g/kg
Drivers from the age of 16 to 24 have an absolute ban from driving under the influence of alcohol.
During winter months the headlights on the vehicle must be constantly turned on regardless of the visibility on the road.
All passengers in the vehicle must use seatbelts on all seats that have them installed while the vehicle is in motion.
Children younger than the age of 12 must not be in the passenger seat, while children younger than 5 years must use a seatbelt and be in a prescribed car seat in the back seat of the vehicle.
Motorcyclists or moped drivers and drivers of light four-wheelers without cabins, as well as the passengers in those vehicles, must be wearing the prescribed, homologated and correctly attached protective helmet while the vehicle is in motion.
Bicyclists younger than the age of 16 years must also wear a helmet while riding bikes.
Mandatory car equipment is made up of a reserve wheel with the corresponding equipment that can be used when necessary, a special standardized sign (safety triangle) for marking vehicles that have stopped at the side of the road, a first-aid box, reserve lights corresponding to the type of vehicle and a reflecting vest.