Traffic Regulations in Greece

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Speed limits in Greece

Mandatory vehicle equipment in Greece

High visibility jacket High Visibility Jacket No regulations
First aid kit First Aid Kit Required
Warning triangle Warning triangle Required
Fire extinguisher Fire extinguisher Required
Min tire tread depth Minimum tire tread depth No regulations
Winter tires Winter tires No regulations
Snow chains Snow chains Tire chain usage is permitted for hazardous weather only, but may not damage the road surface
Vehicle with trailer Vehicle with trailer Extra side mirrors when width of trailer is higher than vehicle. Extra warning triangle
Spare light bulbs Spare light bulbs No regulations
Spare wheel Spare wheel No regulations
Towing rope Towing rope No regulations

Other regulations for drivers in Greece

Alcohol level Maximum permissible
blood alcohol level
0,5‰; novices (driver licence less than 2 years) limit is 0,2‰
Use of day lights Use of day driving lights Only during night and bad weather
Use of safety belts Use of safety belts Required
Wild camping Wild camping outside campsites Allowed for one night on motorway parkings. Not allowed on streets and squares

Road tools and charges in Greece

  • No vignette
  • Toll relative to road section
  • Special tolls for tunnels, bridges, city tolls

Emergency telephone numbers in Greece

European emergency number

Roadside assistance
104 00 (ELPA)

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In case of doubt, please note that priority is given to all traffic regulations applicable in a given country. CampRest is not responsible for the consequences of use of the information contained above.


2018.11.29 17:18
Wild camping is not allowed anymore. You can't sleep in car or tent one hour, no all night. This was changed from April 2017. Be careful about that, the fine is around 300 euro.