Georgia is a party and signer of almost all major UN Conventions on road traffic, the rules are international, but there are national driving characteristics, violations of rules and penalties that you need to know.
The movement in Georgia is right-handed, that is, you hold on to the right, which is typical for all European countries except Great Britain. There are a sufficient number of right-hand drive vehicles on the roads of Georgia, which are very often used by the local population. The right-hand drive cars and their importation into the territory of Georgia are limited since 2016, within the framework of road safety, which in no way upset the local population, because it was one of the sources of income the export and subsequent re-export of cars.
The parking rules are standard, the police do not penalize for improper parking. There are a special parking service is responsible for parking in Georgia, which is established in each city. The car is parked without payment - get a fine, the car interferes with the passage - it is evacuated. For more information about parking and how to pay for it, see our article, under the link.
Speed in any point of Georgia is regulated by a sign. There is no concept, remember how much is recorded. The government and the police do everything for convenience, even in a city where a speed of 60 km / h is always a sign of restraint. It is not necessary to observe 60 km / h in the city, there are areas where the signs are 70 and 80 km / h presented.
Speed on the roads between cities is 90 km / h, autoban is 110 km / h.
The excess of speed is no more than 14 km / h from the established restriction, above – the penalty is admissible.
The excess speed penalties are differentiated if you have exceeded the speed to 50 km / h and over 50 km / h from the established limit.
All radars are stationary, the police do not stop for speed violations, the radar fixes the violation, takes a photo and automatically charges a fine to the police base. This base is public, everyone can see it.
The car rental company immediately sees your fines and when you return the car, you will pay them. Do not want to pay fines, well, you are guaranteed trouble from the police, up to blocking the exit from the country.
The most terrible violations of traffic rules are:
Do not ever do in Georgia:
On the road in Georgia, you can see a lot of unusual things for you, refer to it as a local color and driving traditions, do not repeat such tricks they are against the rules, but local people hope that they will not be punished, but not always their actions go unnoticed. And so, it is:
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We hope this article will be useful to you. Have a good trip.