Highways in Armenia

The length of the highways in Armenia is 7,792 km. Of which unpaved roads – 7.558 km. Gravel roads – 234 km.

Toll roads

The toll for the use of motorways for vehicles registered in other countries was  canceled from 2018  . Previously, a fee was charged for every 15 days of stay (AMD 10,000 (€ 16) for light vehicles).

Ecology fee

For the emission of pollutants by vehicles registered in other countries that enter and operate in the Republic of Armenia, a tax is levied that corresponds to the type and load capacity of the vehicle:

Ecology fees in Armenia
Vehicle typeTariff (  AMD)
 cars2,500 (€ 4.00)
 Buses (up to 12 passenger seats)5,000 (€ 8.00)
 Buses (from 12 passenger seats)10,000 (€ 16)
 Truck (load capacity up to 8 t)5,000 (€ 8.00)

Payment for the emission of pollutants is made at the time of entry into the territory of the Republic of Armenia. Payment is made in AMD.

Parking in Armenia

Yerevan has a system of paid parking and fines for not paying parking fees. Parking spaces on the streets of the city are marked with red lines.

Parking fees:

Parking costs in Armenia
Parking durationTariff (  AMD)
1 hour100 (€ 0.20)
1 day500 (€ 0.80)
1 week1,000 (€ 1.60)
1 month2,000 (€ 3.20)
1 year12,000 (€ 19)

The first 15 minutes of parking are free. Payment is also not subject to the time between 24:00 and 09:00 in the morning.

Failure to pay for the parking space will result in a fine of 5,000 AMD (€ 8).

If the vehicle is in the parking lot for more than 48 hours without payment, it will be evacuated for confiscation.

In practice, most parking spaces near attractions or major shopping centers cost between 200 and 250 AMD (€ 0.32 to € 0.4).

Road map of Armenia

Across the border from Armenia

In order to cross the state border of Armenia by car, the following documents are required:

  • international passport
  • driver’s license
  • Vehicle registration

Armenia is not included in the number of countries where the international insurance system – Green Card (Green Card) operates. At the same time, as of January 1, 2011, the requirement of compulsory motor vehicle insurance and civil liability came into force.

The amount of the insurance premium depends on the size of the engine, the age of the driver (up to 23 years and older) and his driving experience (up to 3 years or more).

At the moment, driving from the territory of Russia to Armenia is  only possible  through the territory of Georgia.

In addition, it is possible to enter the territory of Armenia from the Iranian side by car.

Entry from Azerbaijan and Turkey is currently  not possible  .

Rush traffic rules in Armenia

Speed ​​limit

Standard speed limits in Armenia (unless otherwise stated on signs).

Cars (up to 3.5 t) and motorcycles:

  • in the village – 60 km / h
  • outside the village – 90 km / h
  • on the way – 110 km / h

Cars with trailers:

  • in the village – 60 km / h
  • outside the village – 90 km / h
  • on the way – 90 km / h

In the area of ​​the “residential area”, the speed of the vehicles should not exceed 20 km / h.

The current maximum speed limits for passenger cars on the roads of European countries.

alcohol

The maximum permissible blood alcohol level is  0.0 ‰  .

Acceptable blood alcohol levels while driving in Europe.

dimmed headlights

Low beam is optional if you are driving during the day. The low beam should be on at night and when visibility is poor due to bad weather.

In which European countries is the use of dipped headlights mandatory during the day?

Transportation of children

Children under the age of 12 who are not equipped with a restraint system suitable for their weight may not be transported in the front seats.

Requirements for the transport of children in light vehicles on the roads of European countries.

Seat belts

The use of seat belts is compulsory for passengers   . The fine is 5,000 AMD (€ 8).

Make a phone call

You can only make calls while driving if your car is equipped with a hands-free system. The fine is AMD 3,000 (€ 5).

Fines for phone calls while driving in European countries.

Punish

Fines for traffic violations in Armenia
Type of traffic violationGood (  amd)
Driving a vehicle with tinted windows and glass covered with exterior films that do not meet the specified transparency requirements50,000 (€ 80)
Failure to observe traffic signs or road markings3,000 (€ 5)
Cross the dividing line, pass a red light, and stop if there are boundary signs10,000 (€ 16)
Driving into the lane of the oncoming traffic on roads with a dividing lane50,000 (€ 80)
Failure by a police officer to comply with a legal obligation to stop the vehicle200,000 (€ 320)

Speeding Penalty Table (AMD)

Speeding fines in Armenia
About speed  
11-20 km / h12,000 (€ 19)10,000 (€ 16)
21 – 30 km / h17,000 (€ 27)15,000 (€ 24)
31 – 40 km / h22,000 (€ 35)20,000 (€ 32)
over 40 km / h32,000 (€ 51)30,000 (€ 48)

Traffic rules  in Armenian (156 Kb). Full table of penalties  in Armenian (150 Kb).

Useful information

petrol

Unleaded petrol (92, 95 and 98), diesel and natural gas are available in Armenia.

Emergency numbers

  • European emergency number – 112, 911
  • Fire Department – 101
  • Police – 102
  • Ambulance – 103

Compulsory equipment

Equipment  You  Must Have in Your Car:

  • Warning triangle
  • First aid kit for cars
  • Fire extinguisher

Requirements for equipment that must be in the car in different European countries.

Winter equipment

Winter tires

Since Armenia is part of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU), the use of winter tires is officially mandatory from December 1st to March 1st.

spikes

Studded tires are allowed.

Anti-slip chains

Snow chains are optional, but must be attached to the drive axle used.

Requirements for the use of winter and studded tires in different European countries.