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Traffic regulations - Poland

Officially the Republic of Poland (Polish: Rzeczpospolita Polska), is a country in Central Europe, situated between the Baltic Sea in the north and two mountain ranges (the Sudetes and Carpathian Mountains) in the south. Bordered by Germany to the west; the Czech Republic and Slovakia to the south; Ukraine and Belarus to the east; and the Baltic Sea, Kaliningrad Oblast (a Russian exclave) and Lithuania to the north. The total area of Poland is 312,679 square kilometres (120,726 sq mi), making it the 69th largest country in the world and the 9th largest in Europe. With a population of over 38.5 million people, Poland is the 34th most populous country in the world, the 8th most populous country in Europe and the sixth most populous member of the European Union, as well as the most populous post-communist member of the European Union. Poland is a unitary state divided into 16 administrative subdivisions.

Speed limists - Poland

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 - Poland

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 - Poland

Vest
Mandatory.
First aid kit
No special regulations.
Warning triangle
Mandatory.
Fire extinguisher
Mandatory.
The minimum size of the tread
1.6mm (summer tires).
Winter tires
Recommended during the winter.
Studded tires
Forbidden.
Snow chains
Permitted if the layer of snow or ice is on the road, the obligation to use on the road where the marking of orders.
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 - Poland

Alcohol limit in the blood
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 should be transported in a child seat or pedestals corresponding to their growth and weight.
Accommodation in vehicle camping outside camping
No special regulations.

Payments on roads - Poland

The use of motorways is paid on the basis of vignettes for vehicles or combinations of vehicles with GVW <3.5t; additionally payable rides Alpine tunnels and roads. Vehicles with GVW> 3.5t are subject to charges in the electronic system.
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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