Country: Denmark
Passenger cars below 3.5t - urban roads: 50 km/h
Passenger cars below 3.5t - non-urban roads: 80 km/h
Passenger cars below 3.5t - expressways: 130 km/h
Passenger cars below 3.5t - motorways: 130 km/h
Vehicle registration plates: DK
Maximum blood alcohol content - Standard drivers: 0,5 ‰
Maximum blood alcohol content - Novice drivers: 0,5 ‰
Maximum blood alcohol content - Professional drivers: 0,5 ‰
Daytime running lights: -

Seat belts

The use of seat belts and child seats is MANDATORY.

Seatbelts are not compulsory for:

  • drivers when reversing or driving in a parking area, or similar places
  • drivers and passengers with a disability
  • people exempt for medical reasons
  • drivers when transporting a client
  • drivers and passengers of priority vehicles, including ambulances
  • delivery vehicles or private cars making frequent stops (every 500m or less)
  • police and special services transporting detainees
  • drivers of defence forces when driving at low speed in exercise areas
  • regular transport services where standing passengers are allowed

Child seats are not compulsory for:

  • children under 3 traveling in the back seat of a taxi
  • children over 3 in the back seat of a taxi, using a seat belt
  • children over 3 in occasional transport by car in the back seat
  • vehicles where there is no space for a third child seat and the child sits in the back seat wearing a seat belt

Traffic lights

Emergency vehicles may drive through red lights.

Safety helmet not mandatory

Light and heavy tricycles
Light and heavy quadricycles

Safety helmet mandatory

Motorcycles with/without a sidecar

Safety equipment for cars

Warning triangle

Bike safety equipment


Winter tyres


last modification: 2015-08-21

Last update: 12/8/2015
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