The use of seat belts and child seats is MANDATORY.
Seats belts are not compulsory for:
drivers when reversing
taxi drivers when transporting a client
drivers and passengers of priority vehicles under certain conditions
people exempt for medical reasons
postal vehicles making frequent stops
Child seats are not compulsory for:
children under 18 and shorter than 135 cm in buses and taxis sitting on the back seat
children at least 3 years old and shorter than 135 cm wearing seat belts in the back seat during short-term occasional transport in cars and vans.
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.