Guide to Driving in the Czech Republic

Europe’s one of the most bewitching countries is Czech Republic and its capital city, Prague is a stunning place to the visitors of this country. This whole territory, encircled by mountains is the Central Europe and the centre of attraction for the visitor from all over the world. The people, who come to discover this land, do not get satisfied by travelling places in public transports.

Are you one of them who are going to visit Czech Republic and who want to get the most of its charm? Do not get hesitated to rent a car, because travelling around this country by a car would be the perfect experience of attaining the exquisiteness of this land. The rental cars will easily be on hand if you want to have one for a relaxed trip through this country. You may also take your own car, but in that case, don’t forget to set up your car and necessary documents for the tour as it is 800 miles of distance from London to Czech Republic. You will regret it, if you are indifferent about getting a car as the streets and places of Czech Republic are so pleasant to drive. You won’t even need to hire a driver, because the traffic system, signals, indicators, emergencies, and other necessary things here are well-organized and convenient. Do not forget to keep your eyes on the road while driving; the amusing scenery of this country will frequently get hold on your eyes. Though the roads here are not so well as London’s, it won’t be the matter of judgment for the other spectacular surroundings. However, drive carefully to avoid any kind of accidental issues. You must not forget to lug the safety items like, first-aid kit, warning triangle, spare bulbs, reflective jacket, etc in your car. The language could be a hitch for you if you don’t know the local one as English is hardly talked here and not even used in the street signs and road markers.

In Czech Republic, pedestrians get the priority on the road. In that case you as a driver should be very careful about them and stop whenever you find anyone crossing the road in front of your car. Be aware of the trams and turns. There is no signal of turns in the road. You won’t face any toll booths in Czech Republic, but if you want to use the motorways, buy a motorway sticker as a pass.

Essential Driving Information

  • Your car needs to have dipped headlights all the time.
  • Carry the particular safety equipment.
  • Seatbelts are required for everyone in the front and rear.
  • Zero tolerance to drink driving.
  • Cellular phones are not allowed.
Speed Limits
Town/City: 50 Km/h
Motorway: 130 km/h
Emergency Phone Numbers
Police: 158
Ambulance: 155
Firefighters: 150
Other: 112
General Information (as of 2014)
Min Driving Age: 18
Alcohol Limit: 0.00%
Petrol Price: €1.307/litre
Diesel Price: €1.321/litre
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