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If you are driving in Netherlands (Holland) you should drive
on the right hand side of the road. Drivers pass all trams on
the right. Passing or turning is prohibited on roads with a
continuous white line.
Built-up areas: 50 kph (31 mph)
Major roads outside towns: 80 kph (50 mph)
Motorways: 100 kph (62 mph)
Motorways: 120 kph (74 mph)
Motorways minimum: 60 kph (37 mph)
Minimum driving age in Netherlands is 18 years. If not secured
either by safety belts or approved safety car seats children
below 12 years or under150cm are not allowed to sit in front
There are no toll highways in the Netherlands
While driving the blood alcohol limit should not exceed 50mg.
Please remember that The Netherlands has strict rules in regards
to alcohol and going beyond rules can lead up to imprisonment
In Netherlands people drive on the right hand side and overtake
on the left. Also please pay full attention at roundabouts.
Please always carry your driving license and other official
vehicle documents. There are some roundabouts which have cycle
tracks on the edge of the roundabout. Trams, a very important
mode of travel in the country also have the right of way.
- Netherlands strict traffic law made it compulsory to wear
seat belts in the front and in the rear, if fitted.
- Also it is compulsory to carry an emergency warning triangle.
- Dipped headlights in reduced visibility enable more safety
- 'Blue zone' parking systems operate and discs can be
obtained free from police stations. However, parking meters
also operate in certain areas.
- Cyclists proceeding straight ahead at intersections have
priority over all traffic in Netherlands.
- A third party motor insurance is compulsory
- Headlamp converters are compulsory
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