Fines for the violations of road traffic regulations in Poland
Like in any civilized country, there is a system of fines for these and those violations of road traffic regulations in Poland:
||From 20 to 100 Euro
|Driving through a red light
The policemen in Poland are entitled to accept the payments of fines from foreign drivers on site. However, it is self-understood that they are obliged to write a receipt.
Speed rate in Poland
The speed rate in Poland is very interesting. First of all, it depends on the time of day. Always follow the road signs and textual information in order not to tangle and be mistaken!
- The maximum speed allowed in living quarters and surrounding areas is 20 km/h
- The speed permitted within the limits of population centers from 8.00 to 23.00 is 50 km/h
- It is forbidden to accelerate to more than 60 km/h from 23.00 to 8.00 at population centers
- The speed must not be more than 120 km/h on express roads.
You should not forget that the policemen are keen on making ambushes with speed guns. At that they often do it in unusual places.
Parking in Poland
It is important whether you are going to park your car in the center of Warsaw or at a small town. You shall do it according to the regulations. Otherwise, you risk getting a fine for illegal parking. By the way, there are a large number of parking lots in Poland.
Everything is simple and clear at these spaces. After calling on the car park, you pay the sum of parking to the parking attendant. After that he will show you where your car can be left.
Such parking lots are most of all met in large cities. The entire self-service is applied on them. After driving on the territory of the parking lot, choose the place which you like most of all. After that, purchase the parking voucher at a special machine and fasten it on the windscreen of your car.
Cost of fuel in Poland
There are a large number of fuel stations in Poland. Please, pay attention that it will be problematic to fill your car with fuel in cities since all stations are located close to the car parks. That is why always follow the amount of fuel in the fuel tank.
- One liter of fuel 95 costs 1.30 Euro
- One liter of fuel 98 costs 1.36 Euro
- The price for one liter of diesel fuel is 1.31 Euro.
You can pay both in cash and by credit card at all fuel stations without any exceptions.
Toll roads in Poland
Unfortunately, the quality of free roads in Poland leaves a lot to be desired. However, there is an alternative, which lies in using toll roads with perfect road carpets. These roads are quite affordable. The average price for diving on a paid road in Poland is 10 Euro. However, the cost of roads can vary. It depends on the car, road length and season.
It is possible to pay the passage on site when you drive on the paid part of the road. The payment is most often accepted by any means. You can pay in cash and by credit card. However, only cash is accepted on some roads. That is why you are advised to have some cash in your pocket all the time in order not to face up with problems.