Greek Road Network

Violation Fine Points
Speed Limit violation up to 20km/h 40€ -
Speed Limit violation from 20 - 30km/h 100€ 5
Speed Limit violation above 30km/h 350€
Driving License Suspension for 60 days
-
Red Light Violation 700€
Driving License Suspension for 60 days and
Vehicle Legal Documents Suspansion for 20 days
9
Irregular overtaking 700€
Driving License & Vehicle Legal Documents Suspension for 20 days
7
STOP violation-priority assignment 700€
Driving License Suspension for 20 days
9
Improvised/Illegal Racing 700€
Driving License Suspension for 30 days
9
Dangerous Manoeuvres 700€
Driving License Suspension for 30 days and
Vehicle Legal Documents Suspansion for 10 days
9
Illegal Stop-Parking 40 - 150€ based on circumstances
Driving License & Vehicle Legal Documents Suspension for 10 days
up to 9
Non-use of safety belts up to 350€
Driving License Suspension for 10 days
5
Irregular behaviour drivers to road users 200€ 3
Drivers Obligation to facilitate Public Transport 100€ Driving License & Vehicle Legal Documents Suspension for 10 days
Improper cell phone use 100€
Driving License Suspension for 10 days
3
Vehicle Usage without proper Technical Verification 400€ -
Vehicle Type Highways (km/h) Expressways (km/h) Other Road Networks (km/h)
Passenger Vehicles 130 110 90
Passenger Vehicles with softcore trailer 100 90 80
Passenger Vehicles with trailer 90 80 80
Buses 100 90 880
Buses with softcore trailer 80 80 80
Articulated buses 70 70 70
Double-decker buses 80 80 70
Buses transport students 80 80 60
Lorries with Permissible maximum weight 3.5 tones 100 90 80
Lorries with softcore trailer and with Permissible maximum weight 3.5 tones 85 85 80
Lorries with trailer and Permissible maximum weight 3.5 tones 80 80 70
Lorries with weight exceding 3.5 tones 85 80 80
Lorries with weight exceding 3.5 tones and trailer or softcore trailer 80 70 70
Trucks Combination 80 80 70
Motorcycles over 125 cc 130 110 90
Motorcycles up to 125 cc 80 80 70
Motorcycles with sidecar 70 70 60

Bulgarian Road Network

A vignette is required for driving in Bulgarian state roads. These are practically all main roads in Bulgaria and there is no option to avoid buying a vignette for driving in Bulgaria.

If you drive in Bulgaria without a vignette you risk a fine (about 60 EUR)
Types of vignettes and prices for 2013
Prices of road tax vignettes for cars (to 3.5 t) with non-Bulgarian plates:
1 Week 1 Month Annual
EUR 5,00 EUR 13,00 EUR 34,00



Vignette charges (EUR) for other motor vehicles:
Time / Weight 12t above 12t
Daily 7 EUR 7 EUR
7 days 18 EUR 31 EUR
Monthly 49 EUR 88 EUR
Annual 281 EUR 537 EUR

Where to buy a vignette in Bulgaria:
  • at the border checkpoints and
  • in most of the (chain-) petrol stations
  • As of 2010, Bulgarian road tax vignettes can be also bought online from www.vinetka.com.
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