Every vehicle driver decides on their own when to change the tyres

According to the Traffic Act, the compulsory use period of winter tyres has ended, but studded tyres may be used until 30 April, if wintery road and weather conditions continue. ...Read more

Summary of the year in traffic: The people of Estonia underestimate the risks arising from exceeding the speed limit and secondary activities

In 2018, there were 1,464 traffic accidents resulting in human fatalities in Estonia, in which 67 people were killed and 1,824 injured. Especially tragic months of the last year were ...Read more

Studded tyres are allowed to be used from 15 October

Although there is still time until it is mandatory to use winter tyres, drivers are allowed to use studded tyres from 15 October. The use of studless winter tyres is ...Read more
Tänuüritus 2017

Nominate a candidate for the traffic safety award

The Road Administration awaits candidates for the traffic safety award, which is meant for thanking the most outstanding local governments, companies, cooperation partners, event organisers, teachers, and active people in ...Read more

Fare-free public bus transport will be introduced in 11 counties

As of 1 July, there will be fare-free public bus transport in Valga county, Võru county, Põlva county, Järva county, Jõgeva county, Tartu county, Ida-Viru county, Hiiu county, Saare county, ...Read more

What are the summer speed limits on the national roads?

Every spring, when the weather and road conditions are favourable, the Estonian Road Administration increases the maximum speed limit allowed on the four-lane roads with separated driving directions. This year, ...Read more

“A Guide for Pedestrians to the Traffic of Estonia”

"A Guide for Pedestrians to the Traffic of Estonia" offers tips to pedestrians or users of public transport. Walking is becoming increasingly valued as it is healthy and cheap. At ...Read more

Ice roads in Estonia

There are some ice roads open in Estonia. Ice roads are open only during daylight. If the visibility is below 300 m, the road will be closed for the traffic. ...Read more

As of 1 January 2018 road toll applies to all heavy vehicles that weigh over 3.5 tonnes

As of 1 January 2018 it is required to pay road toll for all heavy goods vehicles that weigh over 3.5 tonnes and are used on the public road network. ...Read more

What to keep in mind when driving in winter?

When driving on Estonian roads, please take into consideration the wintery road conditions that may change rapidly and choose the appropriate speed. You are not obligated to keep to the ...Read more