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Traffic regulations - Greece

Officially the Hellenic Republic, also known since ancient times as Hellas is a country located in southeastern Europe. According to the 2015 census, Greece's population is approximately 10.9 million. Athens is the nation's capital and largest city, followed by Thessaloniki.

Speed limists - Greece

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 - Greece

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 - Greece

Vest
No special regulations.
First aid kit
Mandatory.
Warning triangle
Mandatory.
Fire extinguisher
Mandatory.
The minimum size of the tread
1.6mm
Winter tires
No special regulations.
Studded tires
No special regulations.
Snow chains
Permitted if the layer of snow or ice is on the road.
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 - Greece

Alcohol limit in the blood
Generally 0,5 ‰; drivers with driving license for less than two years 0,2 ‰.
Driving with dipped headlights
Only mandatory at night and during the day only in case of bad weather conditions.
Driving with safety belt
Mandatory.
Children transportation
Children from 3 to 11 years and height up to 135 cm must be carried in a child seat adapted to their size.
Accommodation in vehicle camping outside camping
Permission is granted for a one night in the car in order of rest before continuing the journey. You can't sleep on the streets or squares.

Payments on roads - Greece

The use of motorways is paid. The amount of charge depends on the category of the vehicle and the distance traveled by highway.
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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