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Ukraine Driving Information

Driving in Ukraine is on the right hand side of the road.

Compulsory for front seat occupants to wear seat belts.

Passengers/Children in cars: Children under 12 and less than 145cm can not travel as front seat passengers. Sun Service  offers a variety of child safety seats for rent. If you need a child seat you can order it while making your on-line reservation.

The use of a mobile phone while driving is prohibited, with the exception of a hands-free system.
Drivers are to carry at all times while driving, a valid, car registration documents and insurance documents.
Lights: Dipped headlights should be used in poor daytime visibility.

Fuel: Fuel stations in Ukraine work 24/7. Unleaded petrol (95 & 98 octane), diesel and natural gas is available. Credit cards as well as cash (local currency only) are accepted at filling stations.

Speed limits:
The signs indicating speed limits must be strictly adhered to.
Standard legal limits, which may be varied by signs: In built-up areas 37 mph (60 km/h), outside built-up areas 55 mph (90 km/h). Major roads: 62mph (110km/h), motorways 80mph (130km/h). Some residential zones: 13mph (20km/h).

One tip regarding driving speed limit on Ukrainian roads. Unofficially breaching a speed limit is done only if you’ve exceeded it by 20 km/h or more. What does it mean? If you are driving in the area where the limit is 60 km/h you still can drive up to 79 km/h. Better stick to 70-75 km/h safe zone and no policeman will stop you. The same applies to 90, 110, 130 km/h.

Parking: In the city parking in almost all the cases is charged. You can pay directly to the valet who must give you a receipt; through parkomat, sms or parking ticket which you can buy at the filling station or press kiosk. Parking cost is UAH 5-10 dependable on the district. There are also underground parkings located mostly in trade or business centers.

Drinking and driving: The limit is 0.00% tolerance.

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