Here are the most important rules for driving in the Netherlands:
The Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment publishes a comprehensive guide (in English) on the Road Traffic Signs and Regulations in the Netherlands. It answers all questions on rules for drivers and cyclists, signs, hand signals by traffic police, parking rules and much more.
It is obligatory that children under 18 who are less than 1.35 metres tall must travel in an EU approved child car seat or raised booster seat. This applies to travelling in the front to back seats. A child under three may not be transported in a without being strapped in to a seat.
It is compulsory to carry the following in the car at all times:
It is also advisable, but not obligatory, to carry:
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