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Traffic regulations - Finland

Officially the Republic of Finland, is a sovereign state in Europe. A peninsula with the Gulf of Finland to the south and the Gulf of Bothnia to the west, the country has land borders with Sweden to the northwest, Norway to the north, and Russia to the east. Estonia is south of the country across the Gulf of Finland.

Speed limists - Finland

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 - Finland

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 - Finland

Vest
Mandatory.
First aid kit
No special regulations.
Warning triangle
Mandatory.
Fire extinguisher
No special regulations.
The minimum size of the tread
1.6mm (summer tires); 3mm (winter tires).
Winter tires
Obligation to use winter tires from December 1 to the end of February.
Studded tires
Permitted on all wheels from 1 November to 1st Sunday after Easter.
Snow chains
Permitted if the layer of snow or ice is on the road.
with trailer
The obligation to have additional exterior mirrors, additional warning triangle.
A set of spare bulbs
No special regulations.
Spare wheel
No special regulations.
Tow rope
No special regulations.

Other legal restrictions - Finland

Alcohol limit in the blood
0,5‰
Driving with dipped headlights
24h
Driving with safety belt
Mandatory.
Children transportation
Children up to 135cm, can be carried on the front or rear seat, but they have to be placed in special seats or pedestals adapted to their size.
Accommodation in vehicle camping outside camping
You can't sleep outside campsite.

Payments on roads - Finland

Using the road is free.
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