Driving restrictions and public holidays

in the Czech Republic

Permanent restrictions

Vehicles concerned trucks and combination vehicles with a MPW of over 7.5t

Area on motorways, trunk roads and 1st class roads

Prohibition on Sundays and public holidays from 13h00 to 22h00

Temporary (summer) restrictions

Vehicles concerned trucks and combination vehicles with a MPW of over 7.5t

Area on motorways, trunk roads and 1st class roads

Prohibition from 1 July to 31 August

  • on Fridays from 17h00 to 21h00;
  • on Saturdays from 07h00 to 13h00;
  • on Sundays and public holidays from 13h00 to 22h00

Special prohibition

Vehicles concerned special motor vehicles and carts whose overall width exceeds 0.60m

Area on 1st class roads outside built-up areas

Prohibition from 15 April to 30 September

  • on Fridays and the eve of a public holiday from 15h00 to 21h00;
  • on Saturdays and the first day of a series of public holidays from 07h00 to 11h00;
  • on Sundays and the last day of a series of public holidays from 15h00 to 21h00

 

Exceptions

  • vehicles engaged in combined transport operations, from the
  • shipper to the nearest loading point or from the nearest unloading point to the consignee;
  • vehicles used for essential seasonal agricultural transport;
  • vehicles used in the construction, maintenance or repair of roads;
  • vehicles transporting perishable goods according to ATP
  • regulations, provided the goods take up more than half of the loading capacity of the vehicle;
  • vehicles transporting livestock;
  • vehicles transporting fuel for the continuous operation of service
  • stations;
  • vehicles used for the loading or unloading of aircraft, ships or
  • trains up to a distance of 100km;
  • vehicles carrying postal cargo;
  • empty vehicles travelling in connection with any of the transport
  • operations mentioned in the preceding points;
  • vehicles needed in cases of natural disaster;
  • vehicles belonging to the armed forces, police and fire brigade;
  • vehicles carrying chemical substances susceptible to temperature
  • change or crystallisation;
  • vehicles used for driver training.


Application for a granting of an exemption from driving restriction
Supplement to an application

Application for exemption from driving restriction has to be sent to Ministry of Transport http://www.mdcr.cz/en/

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