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  • Latvian highways are free for motorbike and car drivers
  • A motor vehicle vignette is mandatory for vehicles with a total mass of more than 3,000 kilograms.
  • For drivers of motorcycles and cars, only the entrance to the city of Jurmala is paid for only part of the year.

Approximate prices for car vignettes in Latvia.

Vehicle weightDaytimeWeeklyLunarAnnual
up to 3000 kgis freeis freeis freeis free
3,001–3,500 kg6 €14 €28 €€ 300
3,501–12,000 kg (EURO emission class 0)9 €22 €44 €€ 535

Fare payment in Latvia

Road stamps for vehicles over 3.0 tons can be purchased online at the official website   LvVignette.eu  . The stamp is bought online without registration, moreover, you are not charged any additional fees. VISA, MasterCard, VISA Electron, Maestro and American Express payment cards are accepted.

The motorway stamp can be purchased at selected petrol stations or elsewhere. You can find selling points on   this map  . At the point of sale, a handling fee is added to the price of the motorway brand, which may differ depending on the different sellers.

Toll roads in Latvia

Only vehicles weighing more than 3 tons pay for travel on toll sections of motorways.

Toll sections of motorways and highways in Latvia

  • A1 Riga-Ainisi-Estonia
  • A2 Riga-Sigulda-Estonia
  • A3 Inchukalns – Valmiera – Valka – Estonia
  • A4 Riga Bypass (Baltezers – Saulkalne)
  • A5 Riga Bypass (Salaspils – Babbite)
  • A6 Riga – Daugavpils – Kraslava – Belarus
  • A7 Riga – Bauska – Grenktale – Lithuania
  • A8 Riga – Jelgava – Meitene – Lithuania
  • A9 Riga (Skulte) – Liepaja
  • A10 Riga – Ventspils
  • A11 Liepaja-Lithuania
  • A12 Jekabpils – Rezekne – Ludza – Terekhova (Russia)
  • A13 Grebneva (Russia) – Rezekne – Daugavpils – Lithuania
  • A14 Daugavpils bypass
  • A15 Rezekne bypass
  • P5 Ulbrok – Ogre
  • P80 Tinuži – Koknese

Map of toll roads and motorways in Latvia

Orientation maps of Latvian roads and highways can be found on   Wikipedia   or on    this map  .

Sections are paid by a special fee

In Latvia, passenger cars only pay for the   bridge to Jurmala  .

The fee for motorcycles and cars weighing up to 3.5 tons is 2 € and is payable from April 1 to September 30. The entrance fee must be paid at the machine in front of the bridge, payment cards or coins are accepted. The fee can also be paid online at   Epakalpojumi.jurmala.lv  . If you are planning a longer stay, it is better to purchase a time-limited rate, which gives you unlimited entries. Electric cars have free passage.

The cost of entry into the city of Jurmala

Category1 day7 days30 days90 days1.4. – 30.9.
Motorcycles2 €10 €31 €55 €107 €
Vehicles up to 3.5 t2 €10 €31 €55 €107 €
Vehicles over 3.5 t2 €12 €43 €110 €€ 213

Speed ​​limits in Latvia

  • City: 50 km / h
  • Outside the city: 90 km / h
  • On the highway: 100 – 110 km / h (according to road signs)

Fines for non-payment of tolls in Latvia

If vehicles weighing more than 3 tons do not have a paid vignette, the driver faces a fine of 60 € to 120 €, while the carrier will receive a fine of 300 € to 500 €. If he does not have a vignette at all, the driver will be fined from 180€ to 360€, and the carrier from 500€ to 1000€.

If you drive past the machine in Jurmala and do not pay the fare, a fine of 50 € is almost certain. The police officers will stop you right behind the bridge.

Fines for speeding in Latvia

Latvia has relatively low fines by European standards, but thanks to European subsidies, many radars and other accessories have been introduced here in recent years. Especially in the vicinity of large cities, you can meet with the measurement of speed and many police patrols. The government promises to improve the situation in the field of accidents and indiscipline of drivers.

Speeding in a residential area

  • 11-20 km / h: € 40
  • 21-30 km/h: 80 € and 1 point
  • 31-40 km / h: 160 € and 2 points
  • 41-50 km / h: from 240 € -320 € and 3 points
  • 51-60 km / h: from 360 € -460 € and 4 points
  • 61-70 km/h: from 540€ -680€ and 5 points
  • over 71 km/h: loss of driving license and a fine depending on the court decision

Speeding in Latvia.

  • 11-20 km / h: € 40 
  • 21-30 km/h: 80 € and 1 point
  • 31-40 km / h: 160 € and 2 points
  • 41-50 km/h: from 240 € -320 € and 3 points
  • 51-60 km / h: from 360 € – 460 € 4 points
  • 61-100 km/h: from 540 € -680 € and 5 points
  • over 101 km/h: loss of driving license and a fine depending on the court decision

Speeding outside the city in Latvia

  • 11-20 km / h: € 20 
  • 21-30 km/h: 40 € and 1 point
  • 31-40 km / h: 80 € and 2 points
  • 41-50 km/h: from 160 € -260 € and 3 points
  • 51-60 km/h: from 240 € -320 € and 4 points
  • 61-140 km/h: from 360 € -480 € and 5 points
  • over 141 km/h: loss of driving license and a fine depending on the court decision

Driving fines in Latvia

In Latvia, there is a system of points, when drivers are awarded criminal points for violating traffic rules. The maximum number of points is 10 points for drivers with less than two years of driving experience and 16 points for other drivers. For one violation, you can get a maximum of 8 points. Upon reaching the maximum number of demerit points, the driver is given a driving ban for 1 year.

The amount of fines for traffic violations in Latvia is determined using the so-called penalty units. One fine unit is 5 euros.

  • Driving through a red light in Latvia – from 30€ to 140€
  • Driving under the influence of alcohol in Latvia – from 210€ to 2000€
  • Driving without wearing seat belts in Latvia – from 30€ to 70€
  • Driving without headlights on in Latvia – 10€
  • Using a mobile phone while driving in Latvia – from 25 € to 100 €

Mandatory vehicle equipment in Latvia

  • Car wash
  • Reflective vest
  • warning triangle
  • Fire extinguisher

Drivers and passengers of motorcycles, mopeds and ATVs must wear a crash helmet.

Tires

From 2020, winter tires are mandatory in Latvia. The obligation is valid from December 1 to March 1, the minimum tread depth must be 4 mm.

Seat belts

The use of seat belts is mandatory for all vehicle occupants.

Children in the car

Children under 150 cm and under 12 years of age must be seated in a child car seat appropriate for the height and weight of the child, or in a seat with a seat belt.

Alcohol while driving

The maximum allowed amount of alcohol in the blood in Latvia is 0.5 ppm. For novice drivers with less than 2 years of experience and professional drivers, a limit of 0.2 ppm applies. Penalties for measuring blood alcohol:

  • 0.2 – 0.5 ‰ – from 210 € to 430 €
  • 0.5 – 1.0‰ – from 430 € to 640 € and deprivation of a driver’s license for 1 year
  • 1.0 – 1.5‰ – from 850 € to 1000 € and deprivation of a driver’s license for 3 years
  • more than 1.5‰ – from 1200 € to 2000 € and deprivation of a driver’s license for 5 years

daytime running lights

You need to turn on the headlights during the day all year round

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