Why carry an IDP while driving in Andorra?
Your IDP is a valid form of identification in more than 150 countries worldwide and contains your name, photo and driver information in the 12 most widely spoken languages in the world – it is understandable to most of the local officials and authorities of the countries you visit.
It translates your identification information into 12 languages — so it speaks the language even if you don’t. Andorra highly recommends an International Driving Permit.
Driving Rules in Andorra
For driving in Andorra, a foreign visitors need to have European Union or an International driving permit. It is permitted to drive vehicles for which a visitor is licensed in his country of origin. Looking for a stop when travelling to Spain or France? Explore Andorra! This state city is one of a kind. Experience their world-class ski resorts and go shopping! Drive your car through as it is part of neighboring European Countries. Here are a few reminders to help you with this stop.
Important Reminders For driving in Andorra:
- Traffic moves on the right side of the road.
- The minimum driving age is 18 years old and the minimum rental age is 21 years old.
- While driving, a driver and all passengers in the car must wear seat belts.
- Child-restraint is a must.
- Hands-free is a must.
- Drink moderately. The legal alcohol limit is 50 mg per 100 ml of blood.
- The speed limit is 30 km/h in urban areas, 50 km in rural roads and 60 km/h on rural roads.
- Third-party insurance is mandatory.
- Avoid driving in evenings. Road may be tricky.
- Be sure to have early warning device, fire extinguisher, first aid kit and a reflective vest in your car.
Additional Information for Driving in Andorra:
The payment for using roads in Andorra for cars registered in other countries, isn’t provided. Police officers in Andorra have the right to take fines on a place. It is recommended to use spiked tyres and snow chains during winter. It is recommended to have a fire extinguisher and first aid kit in the car. In Andorra, there are separate pedestrian lights in the cities. Dipped headlights should be used in poor daytime visibility. It is recommended to avoid night driving as farm animals are common on the roads and poorly marked roads.
Driving in Andorra during Winter:
Driving in Andorra in winter is challenging. Like most European Countries, make sure that you have winter tires in all your wheels. Keep your emergency kits in your cars at all times. Snow chains may be needed in case snow gets thick.
Enjoy your stay and have a safe travel.
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