Driving in Norway
| neurontin pain relief ROADS AND TRAFFIC INFORMATION
The Road User Information Center is a traffic organisation which gathers information about road, driving and traffic conditions throughout the country. Information can also be obtained about distances, routes, ferry timetables and axle loads.
Telephone from abroad: +47815 48 991. Phone in Norway: 175
Internet: www.vegvesen.no my sources SPEED LIMITS
Cars, motorcycles and camper vans:
Speed limits on motorways are signposted, normally 90 km/h. **
* Motor vehicles towing a trailer without brakes with a gross weight of over 300 kilos, may not exceed 60 km/h even if the local speed limit is higher.
** Motor vehicles with a highest permissible gross weight of more than 3,500 kilos and motor vehicles towing trailers may not exceed 80 km/h even if the local speed limit is higher.
SPECIAL TRAFFIC RULES
Caravan stipulations: No-one is allowed in the caravan when it is
During June, July and August, you should expect traffic and queues at ferry terminals. During this period there may also be tailbacks on the E18.IN THE EVENT OF AN ACCIDENT
Emergency telephones can be found on mountain stretches and in
tunnels. The following telephone numbers will provide help:
Or contact directorie enquiries on tel. 1881/1880.CAR SALVAGE
If you require salvage or technical assistance with your vehicle you can call the following 24 hour numbers:
NAF: 810 00 505 (local rate)
Falken: 02 222 (freefone)
Viking: 06 000 (freefone)PERMITTED SIZE OF CARAVANS
Height: No restrictions
Width: 2.55 m*
Total length(car + caravan):18.75m
* Some secondary roads have a maximum width of less than 2.55 m. If your caravan is wider than 2.3 m and more than 50 cm wider than the car, white reflectors must be mounted on the front sides of the mirrors on the car. More information is available from the Road Information
Service, tel. 175, from abroad: +47-915 02 030.
**Drivers of cars and caravans with a combined length of more than
12,40 m must check from the list of national highways and/or
municipal roads whether it is permissable to drive on the intended
road or route. You can also obtain this information from the Roads
Information Service on tel. +47 81 54 89 91.Statens vegvesen, Vegdirektoratet, P.o.box 8142 D Dep.,
NO-0033 Oslo, NORWAY. Telephone. +47 915 02 030.
From Norway: dial only 020 30