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REFERENCE INFORMATION | DRIVING IN MONTENEGRO

Traffic fines in Montenegro have a range. Usually the smallest possible amount for a fine is applied. However, under aggravating circumstances fine can be exceeded. Such circumstances can be negative or provocative driver’s behavior toward to police officer, repeated violation of traffic safety rules, extreme violations, etc.

Speed ​​limit:

  50 km/h in built-up areas

  80 km/h in outside built-up areas

* Exceeding the legal speed limit by more than 1 km/h is a violation of law

   (for example, driving 51 km/h within built-up areas).

The fines are significant – speeding up to 20 km/h from the allowed limit is punishable by a fine of 50 euros. Exceeding the speed limit by more than 40 km/h or more is considered a serious violation and is being heard in court.

  • It is obligatory for all vehicles to drive with dipped headlights at all times, even on the brightest summer day. is carried out with the included near (day) light. Ignoring this rule is punishable by a fine of 30 euros.
  • When crossing roundabouts, you need to remember that the circle is the main road.
  • It is forbidden for a driver to use a mobile phone while driving, unless the telephone is not “hands-free”. Fines start at 30 euros.
  • It is mandatory for the driver and ALL passengers to use seat belts. For children under 12 years old, it is mandatory to use child seats or boosters. Fines start at 30 euros.
  • It is necessary to strictly observe stopping and parking rules in cities. Parking is mostly paid.

In Montenegro, as a rule, three types of payment for parking are used: a barrier (a ticket is given at the entrance, payment is made on departure), a parking lot (a paid parking ticket with time stamp on it is placed under the windshield in plain view), or payment by SMS (in the parking lot area there is a billboard showing the payment rules and SMS format).

Pay special attention to the marking of parking spaces.

It is allowed to park vehicles in places limited by white lines. Parking is prohibited in places with yellow markings (allowed only for service vehicles). Parking on the ground with white cross marks is prohibited.

Violation of parking rules is punishable by a fine of 80 euros. In case of evacuation, you will be required to pay for it (from 100 euros).

When forced to stop on the road, use a reflective waistcoat. It is equipped in all of our of our cars.

When driving on mountain roads (serpentines), the following rules should be adhered to:

  1. Move strictly along your lane, it is forbidden to move on the oncoming lane, especially on turns with limited visibility;
  2. When passing tunnels, special attention should be paid to large-sized transport, which can forcibly move in the middle of the road;
  3. On narrow roads, use “road pockets” or wide sections of the road to ensure safe driving with oncoming traffic. It is better to wait until the oncoming cars (especially buses) move in the specified places. It must be remembered that buses never reverse.

At the gas stations, first fill up, then pay.

Fines are paid on the basis of a protocol compiled by a policeman. The fine can be paid at the bank or at the post office (minimum commission).

Category “B” driving license is required for using our rent-a-car services. It is recommended (but not necessary) to have an international driver’s license.

Emergency phone numbers:

• Ambulance - 124
• Police - 122
• Fire department- 123
• Roadside assistance - 1340
• EUROHELP (roadside assistance) - 1281