In Denmark everyone drives on the
right side of the road
- and remember - always with your head lights
on. All the road signs use standard international
symbols and sometimes include Danish text.
1 kilometer is equal to 0.6 miles.
Speed limits in Denmark is 50 km/h
in towns and built-up areas - 80
km/h on open roads - and 110
km/h on the highway (some parts
allow 130 km/h with posted
signs). There are special speed limits for
trailers - caravans and mobile homes.
Rules - Parking - Alcohol
In Denmark - seat belts
must be used at all times - and there must
be a seat belt for every person in the car.
Make sure to carry a warning triangle
in your car - and use it when stopping on
open roads or highways. Parking cars
unlawfully will result in a fine
of over DKK 500,-. It’s a
must in Denmark always to keep your headlights
on. Just don't drink and drive with alcohol
or drugs in your body. The legal limit for
alcohol in your blood is 0.05 per
cent in Denmark - anything higher
than 0.05 - one will receive a very
high fine - hard punishment - as well as
a jail sentence!
Documents and Motorcycles
Always carry your driving licence
- vehicle registration document
- and certificate of motor insurance
with you. You must be 18
years to drive a car or motorcycle
in Denmark - and motor cyclists must use
a crash helmet at all times.
If involved in a traffic accident in Denmark
- one must call 112 to
receive help and support from the Danish
police - fire department