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This page features general information in regards to legal issues and motorcycling in Turkey.

Please also view our general advice for Motorcycling in Europe, which details information on passports, documents, lights, ferry crossings etc.

 


Information is correct at the time of publishing (2008), please confirm as required with authorities.

Accidents

It is compulsory for the police to be called in the event of an accident.

Accommodation

Motorcycle Friendly Accommodation in Turkey

Age limit

UK licence holders over 18 years.

Crash Helmets

Compulsory for both driver and passenger.

Drink & Drugs

Alcohol - 0.05 limit. Severe Penalties.

Driving Licence

UK driving licence valid for 90 days. If you do not have a photo card licence, you must have an IDP and carry it WITH your driving licence.

Fines

On the spot fines. Vehicles parked against regulations may be impounded.

Fuel

Leaded and Unleaded petrol available.

Horn

Use of the horn is prohibited in towns from 10pm until sunrise.

Lights

Dipped lights should be used in poor day time visibility and after sunset in built up areas.

Motorcycle Insurance

3rd party compulsory. Green Card recognised. Insurance can be obtained at the border.

Speed Limits

Unless otherwise signposted. In built up areas 31mph (50km/h), other areas 55mph (90k/h). Outside built up areas, Motorcycles have limit of 43mph (70km/h) and on motorways, motorcycles are limited to  49mph (70km/h). Minimum speed on motorways is 24mph (40km/h).

 

Information is correct at the time of publishing (2008), please confirm as required with authorities.

Please also view our general advice for Motorcycling in Europe, which details information on passports, documents, lights, ferry crossings, insurance, EIHC's, IDP's etc.

 

 

 


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