Car travel in Europe

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Sweden

Country: Sweden
Passenger cars below 3.5t - urban roads: 50 km/h
Passenger cars below 3.5t - non-urban roads: 70 km/h
Passenger cars below 3.5t - expressways: 110 km/h
Passenger cars below 3.5t - motorways: 110 km/h
Vehicle registration plates: S
Maximum blood alcohol content - Standard drivers: 0,2 ‰
Maximum blood alcohol content - Novice drivers: 0,2 ‰
Maximum blood alcohol content - Professional drivers: 0,2 ‰
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:

  • children over 3 and shorter than 135 cm travelling in buses
  • children under 3 on temporary short distance travel by taxi sitting in the back seat
  • children over 3 and shorter than 135 cm on temporary short distance travel wearing a seat belt in the back seat.

Traffic lights

Yellow light (following green): stop unless you are already too close to stop safely when the light changes.

Safety helmet not mandatory

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Safety helmet mandatory

Bicycles (Only for under 15's)
Mopeds
Motorcycles with/without a sidecar
Light and heavy tricycles
Light and heavy quadricycles

Safety equipment for cars

Warning triangle
Fire extinguisher - only buses

Bike safety equipment

Helmet (compulsory for children under 15)

Winter tyres

From 1 December to 31 March, if the Swedish Police decides there are wintry conditions on given roads
Studded tyres may be used from 1 October to 15 April.


last modification: 2015-08-21 10:36:50

Last update: 12/8/2015
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