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Lithuania

Country: Lithuania
Passenger cars below 3.5t - urban roads: 50 km/h
Passenger cars below 3.5t - non-urban roads: 90 km/h
Roads with asphalt and concrete cover - 90 km/h
Other roads - 70 km/h
For drivers with under 2 years of driving experience – 70 km/h
Passenger cars below 3.5t - expressways: 100 km/h
Passenger cars – 120 km/h from 1 April to 31 October; 110 km/h from 1 November to 31 March
Vans – 100 km/h
For drivers with under 2 years of driving experience – up to 90 km/h
Passenger cars below 3.5t - motorways: 130 km/h
Passenger cars – 130 km/h from 1 April to 31 October; 110 km/h from 1 November to 31 March
Vans – 110 km/h
For drivers with under 2 years of driving experience – up to 90 km/h
Vehicle registration plates: LT
Maximum blood alcohol content - Standard drivers: 0,4 ‰
Maximum blood alcohol content - Novice drivers: 0,0 ‰
less than 2 years' driving experience) and moped, motorcycle, tricycle, all kind of quadricycle drivers
Maximum blood alcohol content - Professional drivers: 0,0 ‰
vehicles weighing more than 3.5 tonnes or with more than 9 seats, taxi drivers, drivers of vehicles transporting dangerous goods
Daytime running lights: Daytime running lights are mandatory even during daylight hours

Seat belts

The use of seat belts and child seats is MANDATORY.

Exemptions for:

  • people exempt for medical reasons
  • drivers reversing or driving in a parking area.

Traffic lights

Green arrow beside the red light: you may turn right, but before entering the intersection, you have to stop before the "Stop" line and you must give way to pedestrians and other traffic.

Safety helmet not mandatory

Bicycles
(Mandatory for cyclists under 18, recommended for others)

Safety helmet mandatory

Mopeds
Motorcycles with/without a sidecar (Does not apply to motorcycles equipped by the manufacturer with a safety roll cage roof and safety belt system)
Light and heavy tricycles
Light and heavy quadricycles

Safety equipment for cars

Fire-extinguisher
Emergency triangle
First-aid kit
Reflective vest or reflector

Bike safety equipment

Helmet
Cyclists and passengers under 18 must wear a securely fastened cycle helmet. Cyclists over 18 are recommended to wear a securely fastened cycle helmet.
During the hours of darkness, or when visibility is poor, road cyclists must switch on their white front lights and red rear lights and must wear a reflective vest. During the day, road cyclists must wear red, orange or yellow reflective vests or switch on their white front lights and red rear lights.

Winter tyres

From 10 November until 31 March


last modification: 2015-08-21 10:32:28

Last update: 12/8/2015
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