Transport

Going abroad - Austria


Seat belts

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

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