Driving in Turkey
Road rules of Turkey
We have put together some key Turkish road rules to help awareness of different driving laws in foriegn countries.
These rules are to be used as a guide, please be aware that rules are subject to change and are correct as of November 2012. Please ask your Avis representative if any queries arise.
Please ask your Avis representative about toll charges and road charges before leaving the Avis car hire location and whether snow tyres or chains are needed.
Take a look at our Turkey location page for ideas, travelling tips and booking information.
Which Side of the Road?
In Turkey, please drive on the RIGHT side of the road.
Unique Country Driving Laws
- Do not use a cell phone while driving. It is strictly prohibited.
- Be careful when driving, there may be numerous objects on the road.
- In the event of an accident, be sure tocall the Police and make a report. Do not move your vehicle.
For a standard Avis rental vehicle with no trailers:
- Urban areas: 31 mph (50 km/h)
- Rural areas: 55 mph (90 km/h)
- Motorways: 74mph (120km/h)
Unless indicated by road signs.
Child Safety / Seatbelt Laws
It is compulsory for all inside the vehicle to wear a seatbelt.
- Children under 150cm and less than 35kg must be seated in an appropriate child restraint for their size.
- Children under 10 can not travel in the front seat.
Please ask your Avis representative to help fit your child with the correct child seat.
Compulsory Equipment in your Avis rental car
- First-aid kit
- Fire extinguisher
- 2x Warning triangle
- Fire Department