Going abroad - Sweden

Other specific rules


Daytime running lights are mandatory even during daylight hours


Safety equipment for cars Warning triangle
Fire extinguisher - only buses

Winter Tires

Mandatory use of winter tyres From 1 December to 31 March, if the Swedish Police decides there are wintry conditions on given roads.
Studded tyres may be used from 1 October to 15 April.


Safety equipment for cyclist Helmet (compulsory for children under 15)

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