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Traffic regulations - Bulgaria

Officially the Republic of Bulgaria, is a country in southeastern Europe. It is bordered by Romania to the north, Serbia and Macedonia to the west, Greece and Turkey to the south, and the Black Sea to the east. With a territory of 110,994 square kilometres (42,855 sq mi), Bulgaria is Europe's 16th-largest country.

Speed limists - Bulgaria

Inside built-up areas Outside built-up areas Highway 2 separate lanes Other roads Motorway
with trailer
<3,5t
>3,5t
special or camping
>3,5t

Inside built-up areas

Outside built-up areas

Highway 2 separate lanes

Other roads
with trailer

Inside built-up areas

Outside built-up areas

Highway 2 separate lanes

Other roads
<3,5t

Inside built-up areas

Outside built-up areas

Highway 2 separate lanes

Other roads
>3,5t
special or camping

Inside built-up areas

Outside built-up areas

Highway 2 separate lanes

Other roads
>3,5t

Inside built-up areas

Outside built-up areas

Highway 2 separate lanes

Other roads

Mandatory documents - Bulgaria

ID
Identity card valid for at least six months or a passport valid for at least 3 months.
AC/OC
Mandatory vehicle insurance - civil liability, it is also recommended to have accident insurance, medical expenses and card-NHF EHIC.

Mandatory vehicle equipment - Bulgaria

Vest
Mandatory.
First aid kit
Mandatory.
Warning triangle
Mandatory.
Fire extinguisher
Mandatory.
The minimum size of the tread
1.6mm
Winter tires
The winter period lasts from November to March. During this time, vehicles registered in Bulgaria must be equipped with winter tires, in the case of vehicles with foreign registration it is not mandatory to have winter tires, but it is recommended.
Studded tires
Forbidden.
Snow chains
The use is permitted, if the weather conditions are bad and there is snow on the road, Bulgarian authorities may prescribe the use of snow chains on some road sections. The maximum permitted speed of 50 km/h.
with trailer
Additional mirrors if the trailer is wider than the towing vehicle, the additional warning triangle.
A set of spare bulbs
No special regulations.
Spare wheel
No special regulations.
Tow rope
No special regulations.

Other legal restrictions - Bulgaria

Alcohol limit in the blood
0,5‰
Driving with dipped headlights
Mandatory whole day during the period from 1 November to 31 March.
Driving with safety belt
Mandatory.
Children transportation
Prohibition of the transport of children (under 12 years) on the front seat of the car if they are not protected by the right safety device.
Accommodation in vehicle camping outside camping
You can't sleep outside campsite.

Payments on roads - Bulgaria

Required vignette, the cost depends on the category and class of vehicle emissions and the period of validity.
Warning: The information shown on this page is for informational purposes only. In the case of doubt, please note that priority is given to all traffic regulations applicable in a given country. DriveSurfing is not responsible for the consequences of the use of the information contained above.

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