Going abroad - Hungary

Seat belts

The use of seat belts and child seats is MANDATORY

Seat belts are not compulsory for:

  • drivers when reversing
  • taxi drivers on duty
  • patients in an ambulance
  • passengers on public transport in urban areas
  • passengers in long-distance buses with places for standing passengers
  • children under 3 in buses
  • people exempt for medical reasons

Child seats are compulsory for children under 3 and shorter than 150 cm

Child seats are not compulsory for:

  • children over 3 and taller than 135 cm, if the car's normal seat belt fits for their size
  • children travelling in a taxi, ambulance, police car or bus that is allowed to transport standing passengers
  • children exempt for medical reasons

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