Country: Latvia
Passenger cars below 3.5t - urban roads: 50 km/h
Passenger cars below 3.5t - non-urban roads: 90 km/h
Passenger cars below 3.5t - expressways: -
Passenger cars below 3.5t - motorways: -
Vehicle registration plates: LV
Maximum blood alcohol content - Standard drivers: 0,5 ‰
Maximum blood alcohol content - Novice drivers: 0,2 ‰
Maximum blood alcohol content - Professional drivers: 0,5 ‰
Daytime running lights: Daytime running lights are mandatory even during daylight hours

Seat belts

The use of seat belts and child seats is MANDATORY.

Traffic lights

Emergency vehicles with flashing blue lights and sirens can ignore the red light, provided they do not endanger other road users.

Safety helmet not mandatory

Bicycles (Mandatory only for children)

Safety helmet mandatory


Safety equipment for cars

Emergency hazard sign
First aid kit
Fire extinguisher

Bike safety equipment


Winter tyres

From 1 December until 1 March

last modification: 2015-08-21

Last update: 12/8/2015
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