- In Bosnia, the A1 motorway is tolled
- Drivers of motorcycles, cars and trucks at toll gates pay the fare
- The amount of the fee depends on the distance traveled and the category of the vehicle.
The amount of the toll in Bosnia and Herzegovina depends on the distance traveled and the category of the vehicle.
Categories of vehicles in Bosnia and Herzegovina
Vehicles in Bosnia and Herzegovina are divided into 4 categories. The classification depends on the height of the vehicle on the front axle and on the total number of axles of the vehicle, the number of seats indicated in the vehicle’s data sheet is also decisive. A detailed distribution is available on the website of the motorway operator JPAutoceste.ba .
- Category 1 : Motorcycles and cars
Vehicles with two axles, front axle height must not exceed 1.3 m.
- Category 2 : Vans, trailers, trailers up to 3.5 t.
Vehicles with two or more axles, the height on the front axle must not exceed 1.3 m, vehicles with less than 9 seats.
- Category 3 : Buses, trucks over 3.5t
Vehicles with two or three axles, front axle height over 1.3m, vehicles with more than 9 seats.
- Category 4 : Trucks weighing more than 3.5 tons. Vehicles with four or more axles, front axle height over 1.3 m, vehicles with more than 9 seats.
Fares in Bosnia and Herzegovina 2022
|Plot||Motorcycles and cars (Cat. 1)||Vehicles with a trailer (Cat. 2)||Buses, trucks over 3.5 t (Cat. 3)||Trucks with four or more axles (Cat. 4)|
|Sarajevo – Tarcin||2.5 KM||5 KM||7.5 KM||10 KM|
|Sarajevo – Lepenica||1.2 KM||2.5 KM||5 KM||5 KM|
|Lepenica – Tarčin||1.2 KM||2.5 KM||5 KM||5 KM|
|Zenica – Sarajevo||6 KM||12 KM||18.5 KM||24.5 KM|
|Medjugorje – Lovers||1.2 KM||2.5 KM||5 KM||5 KM|
Tolls in Bosnia and Herzegovina
A complete overview of the assembly can be found on the official website JPAutoceste.ba .
In Bosnia and Herzegovina, you will encounter both closed and open travel systems. The A1 motorway opposite Sarajevo has a closed toll collection system, which means that you will receive a magnetic card when you enter the toll section and at the end of the toll you will be charged according to the distance traveled and vehicle category.
Payment by cash or card
The fare is paid in cash or by credit card. Standard credit cards are accepted such as MasterCard, Visa, Maestro, American Express and Diners Club. You can pay in Euros or in your local currency, Bosnian Hertz. brand (BAM). If you pay in euros, it will return in marks of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Electronic payment ACC TAG
The ACC TAG electronic fare collection system will be used by drivers who travel more often through Bosnia and Herzegovina. A device must be fixed on the inside of the windshield of the car to record each passage through the gate. The commission is automatically deducted from your prepaid loan. The device itself costs 39 KM and is available at every payment station.
With ACC TAG you get a 20% discount on travel. The device is linked to the vehicle registration number, so it cannot be used for more than one vehicle.
Toll roads in Bosnia and Herzegovina
In Bosnia and Herzegovina, the A1 motorway is part of the E73 motorway and, together with the Croatian A10 and A5 motorways and the Hungarian M6, will provide a modern and fast connection from Budapest to Ploče, a seaport on the Adriatic Sea. At present, 102 kilometers of the A1 motorway have been built on the territory of Bosia.
Toll sections of highways in Bosnia and Herzegovina
- Svilaj – Odjak
- Zenica south – Tarchin
- Medjugorje – Biyac
Map of highways and toll roads in Bosnia and Herzegovina
A simple map of the toll sections of the A1 motorway can be found at Wikipedia . Completed and, accordingly, toll sections of motorways are marked in blue.
Fines for speeding in Bosnia and Herzegovina
For greater clarity, uniform punishments have been established throughout the confederation. Recently, their use has increased.
Interestingly, Bosnian drivers owe the state 70,000,000 KM for traffic fines.
- 11-20 km / h: 50 KM
- 21-30 km/h: 100 KM driving suspension for 1 month and 2 points
- over 30 km/h: 400 KM, driver’s license suspension for 2 months and 2 points
Speed limit in Bosnia and Herzegovina
- in cities and towns: 50 km/h
- outside the city: 80 km / h
- on roads for motor transport: 100 km / h
- on motorways: 130 km / h
Trucks weighing up to 3.5 tons with a trailer and trucks weighing more than 3.5 tons can move on roads and motorways no more than 80 km/h. Buses can move on the motorway at a maximum speed of 100 km/h.
The special motorway speed limit in Bosnia and Herzegovina of 70 km/h applies to buses with organized transportation of children, articulated buses without a parking space, commercial vehicles with a maximum permissible weight of more than 7.5 tons and commercial vehicles with a trailer.
You will be fined double the amount for the longest section if you do not present the issued magnetic card when leaving the paid section.
Traveling in Bosnia and Herzegovina
Bosnia and Herzegovina is not part of the European Union, so wait for passport control at the borders. In any case, it is not recommended to leave the paved roads and equipped roads, especially on the border with Croatia, there are many mined areas. Up-to-date maps of mined areas are available at BHMAC.org .
Driving fines in Bosnia and Herzegovina
Bosnia and Herzegovina has a penalty point system. A driver who has received ten demerit points in a year will be deprived of a driver’s license for 30 days and sent to a test of knowledge of traffic rules. Penalty points for certain offenses are removed from the register after 12 months from the date of their accrual.
- Driving without wearing seat belts – from 100 KM to 300 KM
- Using the phone while driving – from 100 KM ₴ to 300 KM
- Driving through a red light – from 100 KM to 300 KM
- Driving under the influence of alcohol – from 50 KM to 1000 KM according to the measured amount of alcohol in the blood
Driving in Bosnia and Herzegovina
The driver is obliged to adapt the speed of the vehicle to the characteristics and condition of the road, visibility, atmospheric conditions, the condition and loading of the vehicle, traffic density, road signs and other traffic conditions so that the vehicle can be stopped in time against any obstacle that can be foreseen under certain conditions .
Mandatory car equipment in Bosnia and Herzegovina
- reflective vest
- warning triangle
- first aid kit
- fire extinguisher
The driver of a moped, light motorcycle, motorcycle, tricycle, light quad bike or quad bike, as well as persons carried by these vehicles, must use a protective helmet when riding.
In Bosnia and Herzegovina, winter tires must be used from 15 November to 15 April, regardless of the prevailing conditions. During this period, vehicles must be equipped with anti-ice chains. The tread depth of winter tires must be at least 4 mm.
It is desirable to have additional equipment in the car, such as a complex shovel and cables to start the car.
Drivers and transported persons are required to wear seat belts.
Children in the car
Do not transport a child under the age of 12 in the front seat.
The driver may transport a child up to two years of age in the front seat if the vehicle does not have a front passenger airbag or the front passenger airbag is deactivated and the child is transported in a seat opposite the direction of travel of the vehicle. .
The driver may only transport a child under the age of five in the rear seat if the child is correctly secured in the safety seat. A child between the ages of five and 12 may only be transported in the back seat if they are seated in an appropriate type of car seat or booster seat adjusted to their height to allow the seat belt to be worn properly.
Alcohol while driving
The maximum allowed amount of alcohol in the blood in Bosnia and Herzegovina is 0.3‰.
Zero blood alcohol tolerance is valid for professional drivers, drivers under the age of 21 or with less than three years of driving experience.
- professional and novice drivers up to 0.3 ‰ – 50 KM
- 0.3‰ – 0.8‰ – from 50 KM to 2500 KM
- 0.8‰ – 1.5‰ – from 50 KM to 300 KM
- over 1.5 ‰ – from 400 KM to 1000 KM
It is forbidden to transport in a passenger car in the front seat a person who is clearly under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
daytime running lights
Daytime running lights are mandatory throughout the year
Fare A1 Bosnia
The Government of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina at its 245th session held on November 26, 2020 Decree amending the Decree on the collection of tolls for the use of the A1 motorway SN 86/20 was adopted pursuant to Articles 1, 2 and 3 of the Regulation on the toll of the motorway A1 (“Official Gazette of the FBIG” No. 54/15) , which entered into force on November 16, 2015, and the Rules for Amending the Rules for Traveling the FBG Toll and Toll System (“Official Gazette of the FBIG”) 5 determines the fee and the amount of the fee for the use of the motorway on the constructed sections of the A1 motorway:
According to article 6 of the Rules for the collection of tolls on roads , roads and installed installations (“Official Gazette of the FBIH”, No. 53/15), vehicles are classified for the purpose of collection by class:
Vehicles with two axles up to 1.3 m from the first axle (motorcycles, cars registered up to 5 seats and light trucks).
Vehicles with two or more axles and a height measured on the first axle of up to 1.3 m (vans, vehicles with trailers, caravans with a height of 1.3 m on the front axle and light trucks with trailer-trailer, two-axle vehicles such as vans without trailers, vehicles with a maximum authorized mass of up to 3500 kg and vehicles registered for 6 to 9 seats).
Vehicles with two or three axles and a height measured on the first axle of more than 1.3 m (trucks with or without trailers with a common two or three axles, caravans with a height of more than 1.3 m on the front axle and vans with trailers or vans ) with three-axle, buses without a trailer with two or three axles, vehicles with a maximum permissible mass not exceeding 3500 kg and vehicles registered for more than 9 seats).
Vehicles with four or more axles and a height measured on the first axle of more than 1.3 m (trucks with or without trailers with four or more axles, tractors with semi-trailers, buses with or without a trailer with four or more axles, vans with trailers or a caravan with four or more axles, as well as vehicles with a maximum permissible weight not exceeding 3500 kg, and vehicles registered for more than 9 places).