Driving in Norway


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

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.


There is a colour code for parking meters:

  • Yellow up to 1 hour
  • Grey up to 2 hours
  • Brown up to 3 hours

Winter Equipment

Vehicles over 3.5 t GVW minimum 5 mm tread depth compulsory between 1 November and including first Monday after Easter (South Norway) and between 16 October and including 30 April (North Norway). Mandatory use of winter tyres on all axle positions from 15 November to 31 March

Dipped headlights must be used at all times.

Mobile Phones

We can find no information relating to the use of mobile phones specifically in Norway. To be safe do not use a hand-held phone, keep use to a minimum and use a hands free system when you do..

Speed Camera Detectors



There are no blanket tolls on Norwegian roads, but some sections of road, and some bridges and tunnels, are subject to tolls. City tolls operate in Oslo, Bergen (free at weekends), Stavanger and Trondheim.

Speed Limits

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

Emergency Services Number

Emergency Services Number in Norway is 112.

Local numbers:
Fire – 110
Police – 112
Ambulance – 113

Caravan Gossip has made every effort to ensure that the information contained on this page is accurate and up-to-date.  In most instances the information has been collated from either an official document from the country concerned or from two or more reliable sources.  Caravan Gossip cannot be held responsible for any actions resulting from the adherence to or ignoring the information contained on this page.