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Traffic regulations - Ireland

Is a sovereign state in north-western Europe occupying about five-sixths of the island of Ireland. The capital and largest city is Dublin, which is located on the eastern part of the island, and whose metropolitan area is home to around a third of the country's 4.75 million inhabitants.

Speed limists - Ireland

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 - Ireland

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 - Ireland

Vest
No special regulations.
First aid kit
Mandatory.
Warning triangle
Mandatory.
Fire extinguisher
Mandatory.
The minimum size of the tread
No special regulations.
Winter tires
No special regulations.
Studded tires
Forbidden.
Snow chains
Forbidden.
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 - Ireland

Alcohol limit in the blood
Generally 0,5 ‰; drivers with driving license for less than two years and professional drivers 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
Prohibition of the transport of children (under 12 years) on the front seat of the car if they are not protected by the right to increase their safety device.
Accommodation in vehicle camping outside camping
You can't sleep outside campsite.

Payments on roads - Ireland

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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