Why carry an IDP while driving in Brunei?
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. Brunei highly recommends an International Driving Permit.
Driving Rules in Brunei
Foreign visitors who hold of foreign driving permits and International driver licenses are permitted to drive in Brunei Darussalam for three months. After that period, foreign visitors have to obtain Brunei driver licenses. At times, holders of international driving permits need to pass an oral test if they want to have Brunei driver licenses. Explore Brunei’s mosques and architectures. Experience the culture and traditions that dates back hundreds of years. Drive your own car to maximize your stay! Read these tips to ensure the best trip.
Important Reminders For Driving in Brunei:
- Brunei is a right-hand drive country.
- The minimum driving age is 18 years old. The minimum rental age is 25 years old.
- Seat belts are a must.
- Hands-free is a must..
- Drink responsibly. The maximum blood alcohol level is 50 mg per 100 ml of blood.
- The speed limit is 60 km/h in urban areas and 80 km/h in most expressways.
- Do not use tinted window cars.
Additional Information For Driving in Brunei:
Always proceed with caution and adhere to the speed limit: 15 miles per hour (mph) in school zones, 30 mph in business or residential areas and 55 mph on the highways unless road conditions (weather, traffic or accidents) require slower speeds.
Speed limits are posted clearly on signs alongside highways and all major roads.
Traveling beyond the posted speed limit is against the law and drivers are subject to fines in access of $200.00. Traffic police with hidden cameras and Enforcement Officers from the Anti-Accident Unit of the Land Transport Department will be patrolling the roads to detect any traffic offenses.
Driving in Brunei during Winter:
Brunei has no winter. However, driving during rainy season is a challenge. Be sure to have your emergency kits handy. Avoid travelling from June to October as well.
Enjoy your stay and have a safe travel.
How to get your IDP
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