Car travel in Europe

Country
Found: 31
CountryVehicle registration plates.Alcohol limitsDaytime running lights
AustriaA< 0,5 ‰
(from 0.8 ‰, withdrawal of driving licence)
Headlamp is mandatory even during daylight hours, but only for motorcycles and mopeds
BelgiumB0.5 ‰-
BulgariaBG0,0 ‰Daytime running lights are mandatory even during daylight hours
CroatiaHR0,5 ‰Mandatory for motorcycles and mopeds
Mandatory for other vehicles during winter time (after the clocks go back in autumn and before they go forwards in spring), but not during summer time
CyprusCY0.5 ‰Mandatory only for motorcycles
Czech RepublicCZ0,0 ‰Daytime running lights are mandatory even during daylight hours
DenmarkDK0,5 ‰-
EstoniaEST0,2 ‰ Daytime running lights are mandatory even during daylight hours
FinlandFIN0,5 ‰Daytime running lights are mandatory even during daylight hours
FranceF0,5 ‰-
GermanyD0,5 ‰
above 1.1 ‰ is treated as a crime, 0.5-1.0 ‰ the penalty is a fine
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GreeceGR0,5 ‰
(0,2 ‰ for motorbike and moped drivers)
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HungaryH0,0 ‰Daytime running lights are mandatory even during daylight hours
Mandatory only outside built-up areas
IrelandIRL0.5 ‰
Maximum penalties on conviction for drink or drug driving is €5 000 and/or 6 months imprisonment.
Mandatory day time running light
All new cars must have daytime running lights (mandatory since 2011).
ItalyI0,5 ‰Daytime running lights are mandatory even during daylight hours
LatviaLV0,5 ‰Daytime running lights are mandatory even during daylight hours
LiechtensteinL0,8 ‰Recommendation to drive with dipped headlights
LithuaniaLT0,4 ‰Daytime running lights are mandatory even during daylight hours
LuxembourgL0,5 ‰-
MaltaM0,8 ‰-
NetherlandsNL0,5 ‰-
NorwayN0,2 ‰Mandatory day time running light
PolandPL< 0,2 ‰Mandatory day time running light
PortugalP0,5 ‰-
RomaniaRO0,0 ‰Daytime running lights are mandatory even during daylight hours
On national roads, motorways and expressways
SlovakiaSK0,0 ‰Daytime running lights are mandatory even during daylight hours
SloveniaSLO0,5 ‰
0,24 mg/l breath
Daytime running lights are mandatory even during daylight hours
SpainE0.5 ‰Daytime running lights are mandatory even during daylight hours
Mandatory only for motorcycles
For other vehicles, only in conditions of reduced visibility
SwedenS0,2 ‰Daytime running lights are mandatory even during daylight hours
SwitzerlandCH0,5 ‰Mandatory day time running light
Effective as of 01.01.2014
United KingdomGB0,8 ‰
0,5 ‰ in Scotland
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