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By car

You can enter Lithuania at these border points:

From Poland – Kalvarijai; Lazdijai
From Belarus – Lavoriškės; Medininkai; Raigardas; Šalčininkai
From Russia (Kaliningrad) - Nida, Panemunė; Kybartai
From Latvia – Būtingė; Kalvis; Saločiai; Obeliai; Smėlynė

Emergency service for drivers: (8-800) 11 414, (8-800) 00 000 (24 hours per day). From a mobile, call 188. Weather forecast on the roads: www.balticroads.net

Car insurance: If you have a green card, there’s no need to buy additional car insurance because it is valid in Lithuania. Otherwise you’ll need to buy insurance on the border.

Speed limits:
50km/hr in urban areas;
90km/hr on major two-lane roads;
130km/hr on highways (110km/hr from November 1 to May 1).

Seat belts: It is compulsory for drivers and all passengers to wear seat belts. It is illegal for children under 12 to sit in the front seat.

Headlights: Dipped headlights should be switched on 24 hours a day, all year round. Using a mobile phone while driving is illegal. The drink-drive limit is 0.4 mg/ml.

Car rental: www.avis.lt, www.budget.lt, www.europcar.lt, www.hertz.lt, www.automobiliunuoma.lt.  


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