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Traffic regulations - Italy

Officially the Italian Republic (Italian: Repubblica Italiana), is a unitary parliamentary republic in Europe. Italy covers an area of 301,338 km2 (116,347 sq mi) and has a largely temperate seasonal climate or Mediterranean climate; due to its shape, it is often referred to in Italy as lo Stivale (the Boot). With 61 million inhabitants, it is the third most populous EU member state. Located in the heart of the Mediterranean Sea, Italy shares open land borders with France, Switzerland, Austria, Slovenia, San Marino and Vatican City.

Speed limists - Italy

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 - Italy

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 - Italy

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); 4mm (winter tires).
Winter tires
Obligation to use winter tires from 15 October to 15 April (the only in the region of Val d'Aoste).
Studded tires
Permitted on all wheels from 15 November to 15 March.
Snow chains
Permitted if the layer of snow or ice is on the road, the obligation to use on the road where the signs are.
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 - Italy

Alcohol limit in the blood
0,5‰
Driving with dipped headlights
24h
Driving with safety belt
Mandatory.
Children transportation
Children up to 150 cm must be carried in a child seat or on pedestals.
Accommodation in vehicle camping outside camping
No special regulations.

Payments on roads - Italy

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