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When driving, drivers must have their driving licence, vehicle registration certificate, a warning triangle and a safety vest in the car.

The use of safety belts is mandatory, including in the back seat. Children must be secured separately in a carry cot, a child seat or a booster seat, depending on the child’s age and size.

It is not permitted to use a handheld mobile phone while driving. you may risk a fine of 1300 NK.

The use of lights when driving is mandatory at all times.

Tyres must have an adequate tread depth: For summer tyres, the minimum tread depth is 1.6 mm and for winter tyres, the minimum is 3 mm. The use of studded tyres is permitted in the period from 1 November to the Monday after Easter Monday.
In the counties of Nordland, Troms and Finnmark, the use of studded tyres is permitted in the period from 15 October to 1 May. Studded tyres can be used outside these dates if driving conditions make it necessary. In some cities, you must pay a fee to use studded tyres.

Speed limits: unless otherwise indicated by a road sign, the maximum speed limit is 50 kph in built-up areas and 80 kph in other areas.
The prescribed blood alcohol limit for driving a car in Norway is 0.2 mg/ml. Do not drive after drinking alcohol.

Parking is prohibited closer than five metres to a crossroad, pedestrian crossing or a railway crossing.
You are prohibited to park in a taxy stand , or a bus stop within 20 metres of either side of one.
On motorways of major roads with speed limits of more than 50 kph.

“All stans forbudt” means No stopping allowed.
Parking meters: yellow=one hour grey= two hours, brown=three hours.

There’s an NOK 12 toll on vehicles up to 3.5 tonnes (3500kg) entering the centre of Oslo.

Type: Car/Motor Home

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  • Updated Jun 7, 2012
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