Driving Rules & Regulations in Latvia

latviaGet to know the real Latvia in a rental car from Nova Car Hire, but take note of the following driving information first:

  • Drive on the right.

  • Speed limits range from 50 km/h in built-up areas to 90km/h on the open road.

  • Speed cameras are in use throughout the state.

  • You can drive on an International Driving Permit for up to one year.

  • The legal blood/alcohol limit is 0.05%.

  • Seat belts must be worn by both front seat and back seat passengers.

  • Children must be strapped into appropriate restraints until over 150cm tall.

  • It is illegal to use hand-held mobile phones while driving.

  • Children under 12 must be restrained in appropriate child seats in the back seat.

  • You must have your driving licence, vehicle registration document, and proof of insurance in the car.

  • Drive with your dipped headlights on.

Further information on driving in Latvia is available here.