Driving in Bahrain is completely identical to the Russian one. In addition, the tourists do not necessarily have to be of international standard, sufficient national. If you come with a view to permanent residence, this rule does not apply. Rental car in Bahrain necessarily need to issue an insurance policy (CTP). The approximate cost of the service - 60 dinars (about $ 160) a year.
In urban areas the maximum allowable speed for vehicles of all types - 50 km / h.
On routes permitted maximum speed of 80 - 100 km / h depending on the route. At the entrance to the settlements and the speed is limited to 50 km / h.
Fines for traffic violations in a rented car in Bahrain
From February 2015 to take effect the new, toughened rules of the road. The table shows the main offense.
Speeding up to 30% of the established limit
Imprisonment from 1 to 3 months, a fine of 50 to 250 BD or both options together
Speeding more than 30% of the established limit
Imprisonment from 1 to 6 months, a fine of 100 to 500 BD or all together
Causing an accident that resulted in damage to the car or personal injury
Imprisonment from 1 month. up to 3 years and a fine of 1000 BD
Causing the accident, which occurred due to the death of a person
Imprisonment from 6 months. up to 3 years and a fine of 2000 BD
Driving while intoxicated (blood alcohol greater than 0.5 ppm)
Imprisonment from 1 month. up to 1 year and a fine of between 500 and 1000 BD
Traffic accident that happened because of drunk driving
Imprisonment from 2 months. up to 2 years, a fine from 1000 to 2000 BD
Repeated violation within a year
Penalties are doubled
When the accident occurred, it is necessary to wait for the arrival of the police. Documents are asked to provide, if you are involved in a traffic accident in a rented car, being in Bahrain:
- valid for the right to control car (lease);
- vehicle registration document;
- insurance (CTP).
Police road service to check these documents and will be given a paper with which it is necessary to come to the hearing.
Toll roads in Bahrain
There is only one route, the fare for which you want to pay. This highway, dam them. King Fahd length of 25 km, which connects Bahrain to Saudi Arabia. Fare - 2 dinars (about 5.5 dollars).