Going abroad - Slovakia

Seat belts

The use of seat belts and child seats is MANDATORY.

Seat belts are not compulsory for:

  • priority vehicles on duty
  • driving instructors on duty
  • people shorter than 150 cm
  • taxi drivers on duty
  • people exempt for medical reasons

Child seats are not compulsory:

  • in cars that have already two child seats installed - a 3rd child, under 3 and shorter than 150 cm, can be attached with a safety belt in the back seat.
  • children over 3 can use the seat belts in the back seat if the vehicle has no child 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.