Fines for traffic violations on o.Zakintos
Type of violation
Travel by prohibiting traffic light
Withdrawal of driving license for 2 months, technical passport with number signs on the car for 20 days and a fine of 700 €
Not fastened seat belts while driving
350 €, as well as the seizure of driver's license for 10 days
Elevated levels of alcohol in blood
The first time the driver threatened with suspension of rights and a fine ranging from 200 to 2000 € (depending on the content of the blood alcohol level). For the second time issued a fine of 2000 €.
Zante for the most part is a rural area, parking problems should arise here. In the capital of the island as you can easily find both free and paid parking. To use the services of paid parking enough to buy a special card at the kiosk. For its activation must wipe parking start time, and then to put a card with the inner side of the windshield. There are strictly defined zones on all parking lots - are in yellow isolated space for vehicles of special services, blue - for vehicles of local residents and white - for visitors to the island with a rented car.
On the island of Zakynthos Greece are the standard speed limit for cars:
- within the limits of the village - 50 kilometers per hour;
- outside the village - 90 kilometers per hour;
- on the car track - up to 110 kilometers per hour;
- on the highway - to 130 kilometers per hour.
The cost of fuel
Fuel prices in Greece today are among the highest in the world. Thus, the average price of gasoline on the island of Zakynthos is 1.75 euros. For comparison, the average price of gasoline in Europe at the moment is 1.46 euros.
Zakynthos authorities believe that drinking and driving can be, but drivers need to know when to stop. Driving while intoxicated could face confiscation of the vehicle for up to six months and a year in prison. Allowable rate of alcohol in the blood is 0,3 per mille for drivers with experience of driving more than two years and less than 0.2 ppm for those who have experience of at least two years and for motorcyclists.