General information for drivers in Slovenia

to know before travellig to Slovenia

Hire are some more driving tips for travelers in Slovenia:

  1. Speed limits: The speed limit on Slovenian highways is 130 km/h, but it’s important to note that the limit can change depending on the weather conditions or road construction. In cities, the speed limit is typically 50 km/h, but it can vary depending on the location and time of day. Always pay attention to speed limit signs.

  2. Road signs: While most road signs in Slovenia use international symbols, it’s still a good idea to familiarize yourself with some of the unique signs you may encounter on Slovenian roads. For example, “prednostna cesta” means “priority road” and indicates that vehicles on this road have the right of way.

  3. Drinking and driving: The legal blood alcohol limit in Slovenia is 0.05%, so it’s best to avoid drinking and driving altogether. It’s important to note that penalties for driving under the influence can be severe, including fines, suspension of your driver’s license, or even imprisonment.

  4. Winter driving: If you’re traveling to Slovenia in the winter, it’s important to be prepared for snow and ice on the roads. Make sure your vehicle is equipped with winter tires and chains if necessary, and drive carefully.

  5. Emergency numbers: In case of an emergency, the following numbers can be dialed in Slovenia: 112 for all emergencies, 113 for police, and 114 for the fire department.

  6. Roundabouts: Slovenia has a lot of roundabouts, so it’s important to know how to navigate them properly. Remember to give way to traffic already in the roundabout and signal when exiting.

We hope these tips help make your travels in Slovenia smoother and more enjoyable!

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