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Traffic regulations - Netherlands

Is the main constituent country of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. It is a small, densely populated country located in Western Europe with three island territories in the Caribbean.

Speed limists - Netherlands

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 - Netherlands

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 - Netherlands

Vest
No special regulations.
First aid kit
No special regulations.
Warning triangle
Mandatory.
Fire extinguisher
No special regulations.
The minimum size of the tread
1.6mm
Winter tires
Recommended winter tires with tread of 4mm.
Studded tires
Forbidden.
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 - Netherlands

Alcohol limit in the blood
Generally 0,5 ‰; drivers with driving license for less than five 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 under 3 must be transported in special seats adapted to their size.
Accommodation in vehicle camping outside camping
You can't sleep outside campsite.

Payments on roads - Netherlands

Using the road is free, fees are only toll tunnel Kil (route Gravendel - Dordrecht) and the Westerschelde (Zeeland connecting the island to the mainland on the route Baarland - Terneuzen).
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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