Traffic rules in Europe_Andorra_BAC

BAC. Traffic rules in Europe: Andorra. Civic duty

Extracts from Traffic Code of 10th June, 1999

– Andorra has the right hand side of the road.

– Driving age starts from 18 years.

– Everybody (a driver and all passengers) must wear seatbelts.

– Each car entering Andorra (registered outside) must have a  sticker of the country on back of a car.

– Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) is 0.50% for private transport. 0.20% for commercial transport.

– The speed limit depends on where you are: in cities – 50 km/h (31 mph), outside the cities – from 60 km/h (37 mph) to 90 km/h (55 mph).

– Children under 10 years are prohibited to be on the front seat.

– Children under 10 years and less than 1.5 m must be seated in a special BABY SEAT.

– A driver and passengers must use seat belts.

– Mobile phones and communication is available only with hands-free system.

– A warning triangle, spare lamps, and reflecting yellow waistcoat inside the car is mandatory.

– Insurance is needed: for car, driver and civic duty.

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General information and recommendations. BAC standard

– The payment for using roads in Andorra for cars registered in other countries, isn’t provided.

– There are no toll roads in Andorra, except for Envalira tunnel (look for 2018 tariffs here)

– Police has the right to take fines immediately.

– It is recommended to use winter tyres (tires) – no grip tire (tyre).

– Fire extinguisher and first aid kit is needed in a car.

– Special pedestrian lights are in use in the cities of Andorra.

– Dipped headlights should be used in poor daytime visibility.

– It is recommended to avoid night driving as farm animals are common on the roads and poorly marked roads