Motorways in Malta
Malta has a public road network of 3096 km. Of these, with a hard surface – 2704 km.
Malta has Linksverkehr.Inhalt
There are no tolls in Malta.
Parking in Malta
In 2007, Valletta introduced controlled vehicle access to reduce parking and traffic times in the city centre.
The KDA system automatically reads the license plate using special cameras to monitor when a vehicle enters and exits controlled areas. The system then automatically calculates the time the vehicle has remained in the CDA. Further, access and parking fees are calculated based on the rates issued by the traffic administration.
Road map of Malta
Basic rules of the road in Malta
Standard speed limits in Malta (unless otherwise noted on signs). Cars and motorcycles:
- in the village – 50 km / h
- outside the village – 80 km / h
Vehicles with trailers:
- in the village – 40 km / h
- outside the village – 60 km / h
The maximum speed for passenger cars on the roads of European countries is valid.
The maximum allowable blood alcohol level is 0.8‰ .
If the blood alcohol level exceeds 0.8 ‰ and less than 1.0 ‰, the fine is 1200 euros and/or imprisonment for up to 3 months.
If your blood alcohol level exceeds 1.0‰, you will be disqualified for at least 6 months.
Alcohol content in Europe
Legal blood alcohol levels while driving in Europe.
When driving through tunnels, dipped headlights are required.
Low beam use in Europe
In which European countries is the use of dipped beam during the day mandatory?
Transportation of children
Children under 3 years of age are only allowed to travel if they are using a child restraint system that is appropriate for their weight.
Children from 3 to 10 years old, up to 150 cm tall, must use a child seat or booster seat appropriate for their weight. In their absence, standard seat belts can be used.
Fine from 11.65 to 58.23 euros.
Rules for carrying children in Europe
Requirements for the transportation of children in passenger vehicles on the roads of European countries.
The use of seat belts is mandatory for front and rear passengers.
A fine of EUR 46.59 per non-seated passenger.
Using your phone while driving in Malta
It is forbidden to use a telephone communication device that is not equipped with a technical device that allows hands-free conversations while driving.
The fine is 100 euros.
Using a mobile phone while driving in Europe
Fines for phone calls while driving in Europe.
Fines in Malta
Fines should not be paid on the spot. However, if you violate the parking rules, for which a fine is charged, it can be paid on the spot. Penalties for traffic violations in Malta:
|About speed||23.29 – 116.47 euros|
|Movement along the inner (reserved) lane||€ 100|
|Do not drive on the left side of the road||11.65 – 58.23 euros|
|Overtaking on the left||11.65 – 58.23 euros|
|Driving through a red light||250 euros|
|Failure to comply with the requirement to clear space for pedestrians||11.65 – 58.23 euros|
|No priority for a vehicle at a roundabout||11.65 – 58.23 euros|
|Sidewalk parking||23.29 euros|
|Parking less than 4 m from the pedestrian crossing||23.29 euros|
The fine will be affixed to the windshield of the vehicle or mailed. The fine must be paid within 7 days. If payment is not made within this period, the perpetrator will be held accountable.
Useful information about Malta
1.34 1.49 1.21 May 19, 2021
Unleaded petrol (95) and diesel are available in Malta. LPG stations are not available. Fuel prices are regulated by the state.
On the territory of the country it is forbidden to transport gasoline in a canister on ferries in a car.
Average fuel prices in Europe
Changes from the previous period are displayed. Updates every two weeks.
- European emergency number – 112
- Information office – 190
- Police – 191
- Ambulance – 196
- Fire brigade – 199
In Malta, there are no requirements for equipment that must be carried in a vehicle.
Mandatory equipment in a car in Europe
Requirements for equipment that must be present in a car in different European countries.
The use of winter tires in Malta is optional.
The use of studded tires is not regulated.
Anti slip chains in Malta
The use of antihorn chains is not regulated.
Winter car equipment in Europe
Requirements for the use of winter and studded tires in different European countries.
Recommended equipment and other regulations in Malta
It is recommended to have a warning triangle in the car.
The number of parking spaces in Valletta is extremely limited.
In the vicinity of Valletta there are car parks for interception, from which free transport is organized to the center.