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Roads in Cyprus

The length of the network of public roads in Cyprus is 13,006 km. Of those paved - 8,564 km.

Toll Roads

In Cyprus, the fee for the use of roads is not provided.

Parking Cyprus

Parking in downtown areas costs approximately € 0.4-0.6 per hour on weekdays during business hours. Disabled Parking is free.

Parking and parking in the vicinity of the double yellow line is prohibited. In the area of ​​a single yellow line parking is allowed for loading / unloading, but parking is prohibited at any time.

When parking the vehicle must be placed only on the direction of travel at any time of day or night. For non-observance of this rule a penalty - € 85.

Road Map of Cyprus

Key SDA Cyprus

Speed ​​Limit

The standard speed limit in Cyprus (if not otherwise indicated on the signs).

Cars and motorcycles:

in the village - 50 km / h
Village - 80 km / h
on the motorway - 100 km / h

Cars with trailer:

in the village - 50 km / h
Village - 80 km / h
on the motorway - 100 km / h

The minimum speed on the highway - 65 km / h.

All speed limits signs in Cyprus indicated in km / h.

The current maximum speed limit
Roads for European cars.

Alcohol

The maximum permitted blood alcohol level 0.5 ‰.

If the level of alcohol in the blood by up to 0.45 ‰ 0.49 ‰ - a warning.

If the level of alcohol in the blood by up to 0.5 ‰ 0.79 ‰ - will be imposed a fine of € 100 and you will be detained until such time as the person in charge will be able to take you and your car to the place of inspection or the police department.

If the level of alcohol in the blood by up to 0.8 ‰ 1.25 ‰ - will be imposed a fine of € 200 and you will be detained until such time as the person in charge will be able to take you and your car to the place of inspection or the police department.

If the level of alcohol in the blood by up to 1.26 ‰ 1.6 ‰ - will be imposed a fine of € 300 and you will be detained until such time as the person in charge will be able to take you and your car to the place of inspection or the police department.

If the alcohol level exceeds 1.6 ‰, the amount of the fine will be determined in court.

Acceptable level of alcohol in the blood
while driving across Europe.

Dipped

Dipped beam to be switched on in half an hour after sunset and off for half an hour before sunrise.

In some European countries the use of dipped
light in the daytime
is a must?

Transportation of children

Children up to 5 years can not travel in the front seat. Children up to 5 years 10 should travel only with suitable child restraint systems appropriate for their weight.

Seat belts

Use of seat belts is compulsory for front and rear passengers.

The penalty for violation - € 85.

Talking on the phone

Do not use while driving a vehicle apparatus telephone not equipped with a device enabling to conduct hands-free use.

The penalty for violation - € 85.

Fines

Penalties should not be paid directly to the officer at the roadside. Fines can be paid in police stations or in municipalities throughout Cyprus.

Fines for certain traffic violations in Cyprus:

Violation Fines
Do not provide benefits to pedestrians in the crosswalk € 85
Overtaking on the left, on the bridge, on top of a hill, on a pedestrian crossing € 55
Illegal entry of cars in the pedestrian street € 55
Smoking - in a private car, with it being in a person under sixteen years of age € 85
Creating obstacles slow down for no reason € 50
Creating obstacles slow down for no reason on the highway € 85
Violation of the rules for use of sound signals € 25
Parking the car on the sidewalk € 85
No sign emergency stop € 20
Missing or damaged windshield wipers € 25
How to get to the red light € 85
It is forbidden to eat or drink while driving € 85
Movement in the opposite direction by a one-way traffic € 25
Failure to give way to traffic rules TC, enjoying the right of way € 55


Fines for non-compliance with speed limits are calculated as a percentage of per 1 km elevation.

Exceeding the speed limit is reached on 30% penalty calculated on the basis of € 1 1 for each km / h is exceeded.

Exceeding the speed limit is reached between the 30% and 50% penalty calculated on the basis of € 2 1 for each km / h is exceeded.

Exceeding the speed limit is reached between the 50% and 75% penalty calculated on the basis of € 3 1 for each km / h is exceeded.

Exceeding the speed limit is reached on 75% penalty will be determined by the court.

Fines for speeding in Cyprus (EUR):

Excess
up to 30% Bonus terms and conditions apply 1 - 15 1 - 24 1 - 30
from 31% to 50% 32 - 50 50 - 80 62 - 100
from 51% to 75% 78 - 114 123 - 183 153 - 228
more than 75% determined in court


For example:
When driving at speeds of 130 km / h permitted speed 100 km / h - the size of the fine will be € 30.

When driving at speeds of 131 km / h permitted speed 100 km / h - the size of the fine will be € 62.

Helpful information

Petrol

Cyprus available unleaded petrol (95 and 98) and diesel. Gas refueling (LPG) are not available.

Average prices for all fuels as of 15.01.2016:

  • Unleaded 95 - € 1.336
  • Super Unleaded 98 - € 1.369
  • Euro Diesel - € 1.285

Dynamics of changes in the price of gasoline in Cyprus in recent years.

On the territory of the country in the car is forbidden to carry petrol in cans.

Emergency Numbers

  • The European emergency number - 112
  • Fire - 199
  • Police - 199
  • Ambulance - 199

Required equipment

Equipment that necessary keep in the car:

  • Warning triangle - requires two characters. During the absence of the sign - a fine of € 20.

Recommended equipment and other rules

The use of studded tires and chains are permitted on the mountain roads in winter.

Use the navigation software, indicating the location of fixed speed cameras.

The use of radar detectors smoking.

It is forbidden to eat and drink driving. Penalty - € 85.

A source: Highways in Europe