The speed limit in the city
The speed limit in Edinburgh is the same as in the whole of the UK, but we need to remember the warning signs.
Kind of transport
Speed km / h
The car with a trailer and a motorcycle
Caravan (up to 3.05 m)
Caravan (over 3.05 m)
If there is no restrictive signs - the maximum speed of the vehicle must not exceed 48 km / h or 30 miles / h.
Parking rental car
Edinburgh has two parking zones:
- Central. Paid parking from Monday to Saturday from 8.30 to 18 hours.
- Peripheral. Payment is accepted from Monday to Friday from 8.30 to 17.30, in certain areas and on Saturdays from 8.00 to 13.30.
For parking will have to pay from 1 to 3.2 pounds per hour. To do this you need to buy parking tickets.
Besides the city, there is a private parking. Also, there are 7 parking lots located on the outskirts of Edinburgh, where you can leave your car for free rented. This does not apply to parking Newcraighall, which will have to pay 0.5 pounds per day.
Along the edge of the road is depicted by a red and yellow lines, which show drivers where to stay and where not.
- A red line means that parking has a time limit.
- Two red lines are completely prohibit parking.
- One yellow line permits to park in the permitted time. You can stop to drop off passengers, but the driver in this case must remain in the car.
- Two yellow lines completely prohibit parking.
Permitted blood alcohol content less than 0.8 ppm.
If the police suspect that the driver of the vehicle drunk, it has the right to force to pass the test. If this is the first arrest for driving while intoxicated, the penalty of up to £ 5,000 or imprisonment for six months and deprivation of rights for one year. The same punishment threatened for refusing the breath test.
If you exceed the maximum dose of drinking and driving was the cause of death by negligence, they could be imprisoned for 14 years, to impose an unlimited fine and to deprive a driver's license for 2 years.
Penalties for violation of traffic rules
In Edinburgh, as elsewhere in the UK operates a system of fines for traffic violations. Police are allowed to take the place of deposit for up to 300 pounds. This amount is a guarantee of the potential fine, which would oblige the court to pay.
The fine Pounds
Up to 2,500
He fled the scene of the accident
Up to 5,000
Up to 5,000
The cost of fuel
Leaded gasoline in Edinburgh is not only unleaded. 97-octane gasoline is small, so the prices will fluctuate greatly.
If you have a desire to ride on the ferry, it is not necessary to bring gasoline canister because it is strictly prohibited.
Petrol can be bought at the price of a liter of LPG from 0.82 to 1.22 for the Super unleaded.