The use of seat belts and child seats is MANDATORY.
Seat belts are not compulsory for:
drivers while reversing or parking
people whose shape prevents them from using seat belts
drivers of emergency or official vehicles
taxi driver on duty
regular services below 100 km
seriously physically disabled children, if transported in the back seat
children transported in ambulances or public safety vehicles, if sitting in the back seat.
children transported in taxis, if sitting in the back seat
The information on this website according to Article 8(1) of the road safety directive (Directive 2015/413/EU) is provided by the national authorities in the country concerned. In the event of any conflict between the provided data and the rules in effect in a given country, the latter take precedence. The data are meant purely as a documentation tool and the Commission does not assume any liability for their content or their accuracy.