To enter Croatia, a driver’s licence, an automobile registration card and vehicle insurance documents are required. An international driving licence is required for the use of rent-a-car services.
Basic obligations in case of a traffic accident: First inform the police about the traffic accident by calling the number 92 or the unique European emergency phone number 112. This is not obligatory in the event of a traffic-accident which results in minor material damage.
In larger cities and on the motorways, petrol stations are open 24 hours a day. All petrol stations sell Eurosuper 95, Super 95, Super 98, Super plus 98 and Normal petrol and Euro Diesel fuel. Gas (LPG) is also available in major cities and at petrol stations on motorways.
To avoid unnecessarily prolonging your journey and getting caught in traffic jams, you are advised to:
Driving with dipped headlights is obligatory during winter time. The use of mobile telephones while driving is forbidden! The use of seat belts is obligatory. A reflective sleeveless jacket is an obligatory part of every vehicle’s emergency equipment.
Speed limits: 50 km/h – within settled areas 90 km/h – outside settled areas 110 km/h – on major roadways designed exclusively for motor vehicles, and on highways 130 km/h – on motorways 80 km/h – for motor vehicles with a caravan trailer 80 km/h – for buses and buses with a light trailer;