Fines for traffic violations
Rhodes inspectors traffic police in violation of the rules can not charge a fee on the spot. Police detained the driver will issue a receipt - you can pay at any bank in the region, which has been fined. If the fine is paid quickly, that is, within ten days, you can use the 50 percent discount. In case of delayed payment amount may increase several times.
Talking on the phone while driving a car (you can use the system hands free)
100, or deprivation of rights for a certain period
Failure to use a seat belt
80, or deprivation of rights for a short period
40 to 350
Drinking and driving
from 200 to 2000 (it is also possible imprisonment)
Integrated into the vehicle detector, recognizing police radar
How to get to the red light
Crossing a double solid
Inadequate rules of transportation of children
On the island of Rhodes are the same speed limits for vehicles, as well as throughout the state:
- Within the city - 50 km / h;
- Moving along the highway - 130 km / h;
- Moving outside of the village - 90 km / h;
- Travel by road - 110 km / h.
It is worth noting that the Greek drivers often violate speed limits, which resulted in Rhodes, Greece in particular, a leader in the number of road accidents.
Car rental in Rhodes: Parking
As in all large Greek cities, in Rhodes's hard to find a parking space, without receiving a receipt of a fine on the windshield. Do not save, leaving his car in the non-smoking areas. If there is no free parking nearby, it is necessary to put the car on a paid parking lot. Large parking lots are located near the port, but the way to nearby attractions - not close.
Parking cost is different everywhere. It depends on the distance from the parking lot of the downtown area, as well as the time of day and day of the week. The driver can smile luck and he put the car for an indefinite period of 3 euros, and it so happens that you have to pay the same money, but for an hour of parking. If a section of the street is marked with blue and white stripes, so it is possible to leave the car. This blue color announces a paid parking lot, white - for free. The yellow line indicates the prohibition of parking. The average cost of parking is 1.5 euro per hour.
Many parking charge largest amount of funds for the first hour of parking the car, then - cheaper.
In the body of the driver's alcohol level is 0.5 ppm. If you find that this rate is exceeded, for this may be followed by severe penalties, as a result of which you can lose the rights for 3 months and lose 700 euros. If the index is in the range of 0.5 - 0.8 ppm, the person responsible will write a fine of 200 euros. More than 1 ppm - 1200 euros (and possibly imprisonment for up to two months). In the case of recurrence of the driver will be deprived of the rights for five years and will write out a receipt for 200 euros.
For drivers who have recently received the right (length less than two years), allowed rate of alcohol is 0.2 ppm.
The basic rules that need to know the drivers in Rhodes:
- Be sure to use low beam during the day when visibility is impaired. Under other circumstances, its inclusion in the daytime is prohibited;
- Children under 3 years of age needs to be transported in special car seats;
- The driver and passengers must wear seat belts;
- It is forbidden to use a mobile device while driving (hands free system is not taken into account);
- Use of radar detectors is prohibited;
- Rental car in Rhodes should have everything you need: a fire extinguisher, first aid kit, emergency signs.
The cost of fuel
Taking advantage rent a car in Rhodes, drivers can fill up the 98 th or 95 th gasoline and diesel fuel. Leaded gasoline is not here. To carry fuel for a car in the canister is prohibited. As an island of Rhodes, then the fuel cost is slightly higher than in other parts of Greece. This is due to the road transport fuel from the mainland to the island. Rhodes, many charging closed at seven o'clock in the evening, but there are stations around the clock.
Current cost of fuel:
- 95th - € 1.5;
- 98th - 1.7 euros;
- Diesel fuel - 1.2 euros.
On the territory of Rhodes have road tolls which are required to make payment. On each of the toll stations have to pay an average of 3-4 euro. It should be noted that the cost of payment is dependent on the category of the vehicle. Cars belong to the second category, provided that their height does not exceed 2.2 m. On cars without a trailer will be charged the lowest fee for admission. Drivers have the opportunity to pay cash road or electronically, depending on the particular pay-section.