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.
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