Car traffic in Latvia

 

A driver’s licence issued by any European Union (EU) country is valid in Latvia. If your licence is issued outside the EU, the conditions for using it will be different.

Note!
Svarīgi
  • The maximum speed is 50 km/h in urban areas and 90 km/h outside urban areas.
  • Low beam daytime running lights are mandatory for cars all year round.
  • Winter tyres are compulsory from 1 December to 1 March, while studded tyres are banned from 1 May to 1 October.
  • Drivers are not allowed to talk on the phone while driving, except when using a hands-free system.
Contacts
Road Traffic Safety Directorate
More information: see here
Road Traffic Safety Directorate
Contact us!
Phone
+371 26959706 (I 8.30-18.00 II-IV 8.30-17.00 V 8.30-16.00)
Whatsapp
+371 26959706 (Whatsapp)
Address
Raiņa bulvāris 15, Rīga
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