Safe transit through the Czech Republic for foreign drivers

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Oct
16

Rescue Lane

A rescue lane must be formed on roads for the passage of integrated rescue system vehicles (police, fire brigade, ambulance). You must already be positioning your vehicle to create such a lane as you approach a traffic jam, meaning you should not wait…

Sep
30

Beware of driving against the flow of traffic – new traffic sign

If you find yourself driving against the flow of traffic on a motorway, it is prohibited to turn in the opposite direction. In such a case, you must: stop as near as possible to the edge of the road switch on your hazard…

Sep
18

Toll system registration

From 22 September 2019, it will be possible to register vehicles for a new electronic toll system.  Find more information here: https://www.mytocz.eu/en/customer-services/registration-of-vehicles-and-required-documents The existing on-board units can be returned after the termination of the original toll system at any of 25 distribution points.…

Sep
11

Safety at railway crossings

There is a dense railway network in the Czech Republic, which also means a large number of railway crossings. Many of these railway crossings are not protected by level-crossing barriers, but they are “only” highlighted by light signalization. Unfortunately, the number of traffic…

Aug
30

Safe distance

Do you know that the failure to maintain a safe distance is one of the most frequent causes of car accidents in the Czech Republic? Vehicles should maintain a distance between each other that they cover at their given speed in two seconds,…

Aug
23

New map app of ŘSD

The Road and Motorway Directorate has developed a new map application to search for sections under reconstruction. To search for problematic sections, click on repairs – in progress. You can also search for rest areas, then choose in pictograms what equipment the rest…

Aug
15

Observe traffic signs

Dear Truckers, We have another tip for you on how to transit through the Czech Republic safely. While driving, do no rely solely on your navigation system, as it may not show routes suitable for large trucks. The navigation system might not show roads…

Jun
17

Czech Roads Under Construction

Construction

There are many reconstruction works of the motorway network, bridges and some non-primary roads in the summer season 2019. Therefore it is essential that drivers comply with the traffic rules of the road (keep a safe distance, respect road signs and adjust the…

Jun
14

Opening the portal transit.tir

Hundreds of thousands of foreign truck drivers pass through the Czech Republic every year and this number is gradually growing every year. This situation caused the increasing number of traffic accidents. Therefore, as a domestic association of road transport operators, we would like…