Fines for traffic violations in Budapest
In accordance with the traffic rules by 2011 the police may charge a penalty to the driver for some of the violations on the spot in the amount of up to 300 thousand HUF (previously only allowed clearance of the payment order).
During the arrest car driver sent a notice stating:
- The infringement committed;
- Location of a vehicle with driving directions.
Violation of traffic rules
Using a mobile phone while driving
Within the city
Outside the city
On the highway
30 300 000
Transportation of children in inappropriate conditions
Up to 45 thousand
Exceeding the permissible level of alcohol
Up to 0.5 ppm
0.5 - 0.8 ppm
More than 0.8 ppm
Of toll highway without electronic vignettes
For categories D1, D2, U
For the Category B2
14 875 (30 days)
59 500 (after 30 days)
66 925 (30 days)
267 700 (after 30 days)
Parking in the wrong place
The absence of beam
The absence of wearing seat belts
Within the city
Outside the city
On the highway
In Budapest, there are speed limits are the same as in the entire state:
- The maximum speed for vehicles in the city is 50 km / h;
- Outside the settlements you can move with the speed - 90 km / h;
- For maximum highway speed - 130 km / h;
- On the highway you can not exceed the mark of 110 km / h.
This is a common speed limit, you need to know, making out rental car in Budapest. However, if on a particular stretch of road the sign with other information, so you must follow it.
As in most large cities, not only in Hungary but also in other countries, in Budapest there is a problem with the number of parking spaces - namely, their disadvantage.
The city parking lots are divided into the following types:
Both types are mostly paid parking. So, on a weekday from 8.00 to 18.00, and on Saturday from 8.00 to 12.00 you need to pay an hourly fee for the use of a parking space. The only free day for parking - Sunday. Leave the car in the parking lot can be a period of from 15 minutes to 2-3 hours. Parking cost is determined by the distance to the center of the city and can vary within 120-400 HUF / hour.
Also in the capital of Hungary, there are special parking area marked «P + R». They are located close to public transportation and much cheaper.
In Hungary, there are fierce rules about driving a vehicle while intoxicated. Moreover, it is not allowed even a minimal amount of alcohol in the driver's blood, as allowable rate is 0.00 ppm. The police has the right to stop any vehicle to check the driver. For exceeding the allowed rate (depending on the degree of violation) provides severe penalties.
Rules of the road in Budapest
Traffic regulations in Hungary comply with generally accepted international norms.
Drivers and all passengers must wear seat belts during the movement. If any of the passengers violates this rule, the penalty is issued to him.
Drivers are just in the process of movement is prohibited to talk on a cell phone. In order not to violate traffic rules, it is necessary to equip their device special wireless headset that does not distract the driver's hands on the car.
Young children (under 3 years) can be transported on any seat in the vehicle only if a special child seat, which corresponds to the weight of the child. If the passenger turned over 3 years, but its growth is less than 1.5 m, it must take a back seat.
The rental car in Budapest must be present:
- First-aid kit containing all the necessary medicines and equipment;
- Reflective vest for use at night pedestrians;
- Warning triangle.
The cost of fuel
In Hungary, the drivers are only the following types of fuel:
- Diesel Gazolaj cost 1,225 euros / liter;
- Petrol unleaded type (95) at the price of 1,267 EUR / liter;
- Biodiesel (E85) - 1,019 euros / liter;
- LPG (gas) - 0.719 euro / liter.
If you plan to travel a long distance, remember that the maximum amount of fuel that can be transported with the territory of Hungary in cans of 10 liters.
In Hungary, there are toll roads in large numbers. The country is among the countries in which to travel on the toll road is necessary to have a special vignette. In addition, there are only e-vignettes (e). They are sold in vending machines, gas stations, in small stores. Purchase online or via SMS-messages.
It is noteworthy that the vignettes are sold in areas located directly on the toll road. However, when entering the vignette without it, the driver is already committing a violation and undertakes to pay a penalty, even if it went with the intention to buy the e-vignette.
Vignette can be calculated on the following dates:
- 1 day (up to 24.00 the day specified);
- 1 week (10 days);
- 1 month (to 24.00 the same date the following month, in its absence - to the end of the month);
- 1 year (from January 1 of the current year to 31 January of the next).