Driving in Belgium


We have put together some information that you might find useful while driving in Belgium.

Car safety equipment

  • First aid kit
  • Warning triangle
  • Reflective vest
  • Headlamp Beam Deflectors
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • Spare Bulbs
  • GB Stickers
  • Torch

Click HERE for some useful Amazon links for all the above items.


Blue zone parking controls operate in most towns. Check for signs indicating that cars should park either fully or partly on the pavement. It is illegal to leave a dog unattended in a parked car.

Winter Equipment

Winter tyres are not mandatory. Snow chains are permitted.

Mobile Phones

It is illegal to use a phone without a hands-free kit while driving in Belgium. A hand-held phone can be used in a stationary vehicle but not where the vehicle is stationary at traffic lights or in a traffic jam.

Speed Camera Detectors

Unknown at time of publication.


Belgian motorways are toll-free.

Speed Limits

Click HERE to check on the speed limits for this country.

Emergency Services Number

Emergency Services Number in Germany is 112.

Local Numbers:
Ambulance – 100
Fire – 100
Police -101

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