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Rules & Regulations
If the traffic rules are followed properly, then ofcourse there won’t be any accidents at all. But yes, it seems to easier said than done. But here we give you an insight, so that you are never caught on the wrong foot.
- As per the regulations, both the driver and the front seat passenger must wear the seatbelt.
- Children must not be seated on the lap of the front seat passenger; they should be seated in the back seat.
- Mobiles have been a major cause of accidents in the recent past. However using your mobile phone is a violation, unless you are using hands free attachment.
- The spped limit on inner city roads varies between 50 and 80 kph and the maximum speed limit on highways is 100 kph.
- Under no circumstance are vehicles allowed to cross the red light.
- It is against the law to put stickers and other paintings on the body of the car.
- Having a television in the car is prohibited, unless it is used by the back seat passengers.
- If you happen to meet with an accident while driving call the traffic police and on 999 and follow their instructions. If it is major accident then they may come physically to the spot and prepare the report.
- In order to get Bahraini driver’s license, you must be 18 years of age and have a valid residence permit. You must also pass the eye test.
- In order to get International driver’s license in Bahrain, you require a Bahraini driving license and a valid CPR.
- If you have a valid driving license from the following countries, then you don’t have to undergo an evaluation driving test to get a Bahraini license:
|United Arab Emirates||Kingdom of Saudi Arabia||United Kingdom||Iceland||France|
|Bulgaria||Bermuda||Trinidad & Tobago||Austria||Mexico|
|Indonesia||Slovakia||South Africa||Monaco||New Zealand|
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