Car travel in Europe

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Luxembourg

Country: Luxembourg
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: 130 km/h
110 in rain
Passenger cars below 3.5t - motorways: 130 km/h
110 in rain
Vehicle registration plates: L
Maximum blood alcohol content - Standard drivers: 0,5 ‰
Maximum blood alcohol content - Novice drivers: 0,2 ‰
Maximum blood alcohol content - Professional drivers: 0,2 ‰
Daytime running lights: -

Seat belts

The use of seat belts and child restraint systems is MANDATORY (Directive 91/671/EEC as amended).

The use of seat belts is not compulsory for:

  • drivers and passengers of motor vehicles providing door-to-door services in municipal areas that require repeated exit and entering of vehicles;
  • persons with an exemption certificate for serious medical reasons issued by the Ministry of Transport;
  • drivers when moving a vehicle backwards;
  • police members whose job prevents the use of safety belt systems for security reasons;
  • fireman brigades whose job prevents the use of safety belt systems for security reasons;
  • handicapped persons with reduced mobility, using wheel chairs or especially adapted seats;
  • accompanying personnel in buses and coaches who are in charge of assisting or supervising passengers;
  • passengers of buses and coaches who use their seats temporally.

Commission Decision C(2007) 2362 final 7 June 2007

Traffic lights

No information.

Safety helmet not mandatory

Bicycles

Safety helmet mandatory

Mopeds
Drivers are exempted from this obligation when the vehicle is fitted with a body structure (but in such case there is mandatory use of seatbelts).

Motorcycles with/without a sidecar
Drivers are exempted from this obligation when the vehicle is fitted with a body structure (but in such case there is mandatory use of seatbelts).

Light and heavy tricycles

Light and heavy quadricycles

Safety equipment for cars

warning triangle
reflective vest (for cars not registered in Luxembourg, only the use of a reflective vest is mandatory under certain circumstances)

Bike safety equipment

-

Winter tyres

For all vehicles on public roads, in wintery conditions (snow and ice).


last modification: 2015-08-21 10:32:52

Last update: 12/8/2015
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