Tolls, tips and driving advice
Drinking and driving: Maximum level of alcohol in the bloodstream is 80 milligrams of alcohol in 100 milliliters of blood / 35 micrograms of alcohol on 100 milliliters of breath or 107 milligrams of alcohol in 100 milliliters of urine.
Driving license: The minimum age at which an Irish license holder may drive a temporarily imported car and / or motorcycle is 18.
Fines: No on-the-spot fines are imposed, except when a vehicle is clamped or towed away.
Fuel: Leaded petrol and LPG is not available. Unleaded petrol (97 octane) and diesel is available. Petrol in a can is permitted on payment of duty (purpose made steel container).
Credit cards accepted at most filling stations; check with your card issuer for usage in Gibraltar before travel.
Lights: The use of full headlights is prohibited; dipped headlights only are permitted during the hours of darkness.
Motorcycles: Wearing of crash helmets is compulsory.
Motor insurance: Green Card compulsory (Irish motorists may, if they wish, produce an Irish certificate of motor insurance).
Passengers/children in cars: Children under 3 must use a child restraint appropriate for their weight, in any vehicle. There is only one exception in that they are permitted to travel unrestrained in the rear of a taxi if the right child restraint is not available.
A rear facing baby seat may only be used if the air-bag has been deactivated.
Children aged 3 and over and under 135cms must use an appropriate child restraint. A child over 12 or 135cms in height may use an adult seat belt.
Seat belts: Seatbelt are compulsory for front/rear seat occupants to wear seat belts, if fitted.
Speed limits: The standard legal limits for cars and motorcycles is 50 km/h unless otherwise indicated by traffic signs.
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Other rules/requirements in Gibraltar:
The use of a car horn is not permitted within the city limits. The Spanish–Gibraltar frontier at La Linea is open to pedestrian and vehicular traffic of all EU nationalities and non-visa requiring nationals.
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