Road Rules in Estonia
Observe local specific rules and specially speed limits.
Speed Limits: City 50km/h Highway 90km/h (summer season Highway 90-110km/h)
Driver and all passangers have to wear their seat belts at all times.
Vehicle lights must be on all the time throughout the year / 24 hours a day.
To avoid parking fines, park only where it is permitted. Most cities have parking zones.
Using or holding a mobile phone in your hand while driving is prohibited! Hands free accessories are allowed to make and recive calls while driving.
Speed cameras are in use!
Phone numbers in Estonia:
Police, Emercency services: 112
Europcar's 24h road assistance: (372) 565 9953 Info: (372) 6 116 202
OBSERVE LOCAL SPEED LIMITS Speeding may lead to your driving licence being confiscated immediately, on the spot. Fines are often high and they must be paid. If you leave the country before paying a fine, notification will be sent to you. That's why it's important to carefully observe all posted speed limits.Please remember that most countries post speed limits in kilometres per hour, not miles...
ALCOHOL RISKS Every European country has laws against driving under the influence of alcohol and their permissible blood alcohol level is often extremely low. Drinking just one can of beer could put you in violation of the law in many countries.
In Estonia, any blood alcohol reading above zero is considered to be a punishable offence.
SAFETY BELT Legislation in Estonia requires both drivers and passengers to wear correctly fitted safety belts. Furthermore most European countries do not permit children under certain ages to be in the front passenger seat of a moving vehicle.
PARK ONLY WHERE IT'S PERMITTED In major cities, you will usually find parking areas designated as ""blue zones"" for short-term parking (1 to 1½ hours), ""green zones"" for longer periods, and ""red zones"" where parking is prohibited. Some cities also use parking meters, so be sure to check whether there is a meter - and insert payment - if there is one