In Rio de Janeiro are the same speed limits, as well as throughout Brazil, namely:
- The maximum speed of the vehicle on the highway or country road shall not exceed the mark of 120 km / h;
- On urban roads you can drive no faster than 60 km / h.
The movement of vehicles are closely monitoring cameras and radars. Also common are considered to be "speed bumps."
Rio - a major city that does not have enough parking spaces. In most of hotels have special parking lots for visitors, while the owners themselves determine - to establish a fee for them or not. The same applies to large organizations, offices and various institutions.
The cost of parking varies according to the part of the city, day of week and time of day. When the number of vehicles is particularly high (in the output, peak hours), 1 hour parking price is 10 USD. Car owners can purchase a special parking cards (small newspaper or cigarette kiosks), which are designed for a different number of hours. Leaving the rental car in the parking lot, you need to mark the time of arrival and put a card behind the windscreen.
Allowable rate of alcohol in Rio de Janeiro
Due to the increasing incidence of road accidents caused by drivers who are in alcoholic intoxication, the government tightened the rules. The maximum permissible rate of alcohol should not be more than 3.2 DG / liter. For violation of this law, drivers expect severe punishment: a fine, driving ban, imprisonment. Application of punishment depends on the degree of violation.
In Rio de Janeiro, operates right-hand traffic and the basic rules are as follows:
- It is forbidden to drive through a red light;
- Be sure to use a seat belt;
- It is not allowed to talk on a cell phone;
- It is strictly forbidden to drive drunk and exceed the speed.
Coming difficult to adapt to the peculiarities of driving, as the locals often do not follow the traffic rules, rarely reduce speed and overtake other cars at its discretion.