1. Which side of the road do people drive on in Split?
In Split, as in the rest of Croatia, driving is on the right side of the road.
2. What is the speed limit for campervans in Split?
The speed limit for campervans on motorways is 80km/h, on open roads it is 80km/h and in built-up areas it is 50km/h unless indicated otherwise.
3. Can I use my foreign driving licence in Split?
Yes, most foreign driving licences are valid for use in Split and throughout Croatia. Non-EU licence holders may require an International Driving Permit.
4. Are there many speed cameras in Split?
Yes, speed cameras are common in Split and fines for speeding can be quite high, so it's advised to adhere to the posted speed limits.
5. Where can I find information about toll roads?
Information about toll roads, costs and payment methods can be found on the Croatian Motorways website (Hrvatske Autoceste).
6. Are there special rules for driving a campervan in Split?
Driving a campervan in Split follows the same rules as other vehicles. However, it must be noted that some city streets may be narrow and hard to navigate with a large vehicle.
7. Is it difficult to find parking for a campervan?
Finding parking for a campervan may be challenging in the city centre. It's recommended to park outside and use public transport to go to the centre.
8. Are the traffic conditions heavy in Split?
Traffic in Split can be congested, especially during peak tourist season. Given the narrow streets, it is often quicker to walk or use public transport within the city centre.
9. Can I drive my campervan on all roads in Split?
Yes, but be aware some roads or streets might be narrow or steep, making them challenging to navigate with a larger vehicle such as a campervan.
10. What should I do in case of a road traffic incident?
Should you be involved in a road traffic incident, it is important to call the police and report the situation. Make sure to exchange information with the other party involved.
11. Do I have to pay congestion charges in Split?
No, there are no congestion charges in Split. However, tolls are applied on several motorways across Croatia.
12. How can I avoid breaking driving laws accidentally?
Ensure you're familiar with the Croatian driving laws before you hit the road. Also, adhere to speed limits, don't use your mobile phone while driving, and respect parking rules.
13. What if my campervan breaks down while I'm in Split?
If your campervan breaks down, it's important to contact your hire company immediately. They will likely have local resources and may be able to assist you further.
14. Where can I park overnight in my campervan near Split?
Campervans can park overnight at approved campsites near Split. Wild camping, or freestyling, is not allowed in Croatia.
15. Are there any rules about honking the horn in Croatia?
Honking is generally permitted to prevent an accident or express danger, not to signal annoyance or aggression. Excessive use of the horn in urban areas is not appreciated.