Driving Rules & Regulations in Norway

norwayHead north to the ultimate escape, with car hire in Norway. Driving in this magnificent Scandinavian country means you can explore the celebrated fjords and see the soaring mountains and glaciers at first hand. Read on for further information that will make your Norwegian driving experience even more spectacular:

  • Drive on the right.

  • Speed limits range from 30 km/h in some built-up areas to 90/100 km/h on dual carriageways and motorways.

  • The legal blood/alcohol limit is 0.02%.

  • The minimum legal tyre tread is 1.6 millimetres on summer tyres and 3 millimetres on winter tyres.

  • You must carry at least one reflective vest in the car.

  • Mobile phone use is illegal while driving.

  • Carry your valid driving licence, proof of insurance, and vehicle registration document in the car.

  • Seat belts are obligatory. All children must be restrained with approved restraints appropriate for their age, size and weight. Children under 135 centimetres must have their own seat or safety restraint.

  • You must drive with dipped headlights at all times.

  • Norway has about 50 toll stations. Most have automatic fee collection and some have lanes for AutoPASS and for manual payment.

Find further information on Norway’s roads here.