Going abroad

Compare rules of the road along your route here. Start by selecting at least two countries to compare. Then select topic(s) to compare. Selecting more than two countries restricts the comparison to a maximum of two topics. Selecting more than two topics restricts the comparison to a maximum of two countries. Modify the comparison by adding ‘countries’ and ‘topics’ and/or by deselecting them. An overview of the selections is displayed in the “Criteria selected” section. Click on the ‘Generate comparative table’ button to display the results in a table.

Select countries
Select topics
Select countries
  • All countries  
  • Austria  
  • Belgium  
  • Bulgaria  
  • Croatia  
  • Cyprus  
  • Czech Republic  
  • Denmark  
  • Estonia  
  • Finland  
  • France  
  • Germany  
  • Greece  
  • Hungary  
  • Ireland  
  • Italy  
  • Latvia  
  • Liechtenstein  
  • Lithuania  
  • Luxembourg  
  • Malta  
  • Netherlands  
  • Norway  
  • Poland  
  • Portugal  
  • Romania  
  • Slovakia  
  • Slovenia  
  • Spain  
  • Sweden  
  • Switzerland  
  • United Kingdom  
Select topics
  • All topics  
  • Speed limits
    • Motorcycles   
    • Passenger cars & vans   
    • Passenger cars & vans with trailers   
    • Heavy goods vehicles   
    • Buses   
  • Seat belts   
  • Traffic lights   
  • Alcohol limits   
  • Influence of drugs   
  • Forbidden lane   
  • Safety helmet   
  • Mobile telephone   
  • Other specific rules   
Criteria selected
      Comparative table

      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.