Driving and drivers licenses in Sweden

Driving and permits in Sweden

Tips and guidelines for driving a motorhome in Sweden

Basic driving rules in Sweden

Driving is always on the right hand side of the road and priority is to the right.

You must have your national or international drivers license on you at all times.

In traffic circles, traffic moves in a anticlockwise direction.

All of the occupants of the vehicle must wear a seat-belt, in the front of the vehicle as well as at the back. Child car seats and booster seats must also be used when necessary.

Always overtake on the left and leave a good distance before merging back into your lane especially in front of trucks.

Headlights must be used day and night.

Winter tires are required between 1 November - 30 April.

The speed limit for motorhomes is:

  • 50 km/h in cities and 20 km/h in parking and residential zones
  • 70 km/h on most roads
  • 80 km/h on highways

The legal blood-alcohol limit is less than 0.2 g/l

In the case of an accident, first call: 112

Using a cell phone while driving is prohibited. 

Be aware that traffic signals differ from vertical to horizontal from one country to another. Pay attention and adjust your driving!

This information is subject to change from time to time. Be sure double check before your trip.



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