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Traffic Regulations in Switzerland

Speed limits in Switzerland

Mandatory vehicle equipment in Switzerland

High visibility jacket High Visibility Jacket No regulations
First aid kit First Aid Kit No regulations
Warning triangle Warning triangle Required
Fire extinguisher Fire extinguisher No regulations
Min tire tread depth Minimum tire tread depth Summer tires (1,6mm), Winter tires (4mm)
Winter tires Winter tires No regulations, but all drivers who impede the road traffic because of the tires will get a fine from a police.
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 Switzerland

Alcohol level Maximum permissible
blood alcohol level
Use of day lights Use of day driving lights Mandatory 24h
Use of safety belts Use of safety belts Required
Wild camping Wild camping outside campsites Allowed for one night on motorway parkings, streets and squares

Road tools and charges in Switzerland

  • Vignette
  • Special tolls for tunnels, bridges, city tolls

Emergency telephone numbers in Switzerland

European emergency number

Roadside assistance
140 (TCS)

All information shown on this page is for informational purposes only.

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.


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