Driver's licenses issued by other EU member states are recognized by Poland and remain valid until the expiry date indicated in the document. While driving in Poland you are obliged to have with you a driver's license, a civil liability insurance and the vehicle registration certificate. Using a mobile phone while driving is banned, though a loud-speaking phone system is permitted. Seat belts must be used in both front and back seats. The children up to the age of 12 and up to 150 cm tall have to use special certified seats.

Speed limits:

  • town - 50 km/h
  • open road - 90 km/h
  • highway - 110 km/h
  • motorway - 130 km/h
  • with trailer - 70 km/h (on highways - 80 km/h)

Drivers have to use day lights at all times. Front fog lights may be used only during fog or heavy rain. Rear fog lights may be used only when visibility is under 50 meters.  The vehicle has to be marked with a sign indicating the country of its registration and should be equipped with a reflector triangle. Radar-warning systems are banned. Driving after drinking alcohol is strictly forbidden.