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Slovakia

Country: Slovakia
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
90 km/h in built-up areas
Passenger cars below 3.5t - motorways: 130 km/h
90 km/h in built-up areas
Vehicle registration plates: SK
Maximum blood alcohol content - Standard drivers: 0,0 ‰
Maximum blood alcohol content - Novice drivers: 0,0 ‰
Maximum blood alcohol content - Professional drivers: 0,0 ‰
Daytime running lights: Daytime running lights are mandatory even during daylight hours

Seat belts

The use of seat belts and child seats is MANDATORY.

Seat belts are not compulsory for:

  • priority vehicles on duty
  • driving instructors on duty
  • people shorter than 150 cm
  • taxi drivers on duty
  • people exempt for medical reasons

Child seats are not compulsory:

  • in cars that have already two child seats installed - a 3rd child, under 3 and shorter than 150 cm, can be attached with a safety belt in the back seat.
  • children over 3 can use the seat belts in the back seat if the vehicle has no child seat.

Traffic lights

Amber light precedes red light.

Safety helmet not mandatory

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Safety helmet mandatory

Bicycles (Cyclists up to 15 on all roads, all cyclists outside built-up areas)
Mopeds (Drivers and passengers)
Motorcycles with/without a sidecar (Drivers and passengers)
Light and heavy tricycles (Drivers and passengers)
Light and heavy quadricycles (Drivers and passengers)

Safety equipment for cars

Reflective vest
Warning triangle

Bike safety equipment

Helmet
Reflective vest (when visibility is poor)

Winter tyres

If the road is entirely covered with snow or ice
For heavy goods vehicles and buses, on driven wheels from 15 November to 15 March and if the road is entirely covered with snow or ice


last modification: 2015-08-21 10:35:44

Last update: 12/8/2015
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