Tips for Motorcycle Trips in Poland

What do you have to take into consideration when traveling to Poland? Which documents do you have to take with you? Louis provides you with answers to the most important questions. No liability is accepted for errors – Louis does not accept any responsibility for the accuracy of information.

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The driving license & co

Documents you must have with you

  • Driving licence and vehicle registration certificate
  • ID card or passport (since 26.6.12 it has also been obligatory for children under 16 travelling within the EU to have their own identity document.)
  • International Motor Insurance Card (Green Card) is recommended.

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Please note: If you drive a vehicle of which you are not the owner, you require certified authorisation from the registered vehicle keeper.

The first aid kit

First-aid kit / Hi-vis vest

It is not mandatory to carry a first-aid kit or high-visibility vest. However, we recommend you always carry both.

The helmet

Mandatory helmet

It is mandatory to wear a helmet! Only helmets which conform to the ECE 22 standard are approved.

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The headlights


Motorcycles must have their headlight on even during the daytime.

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The speedometer

Speed limits

  • Within built-up areas: 50 km/h
  • Outside built-up areas: 90/100 km/h
  • Dual carriageways (expressways): 90/120 km/h
  • Motorways (freeways): 140 km/h

The motorway tolls

Road tolls

A toll is charged for some sections of motorway (freeway) in Poland.

The emergency call

Emergency numbers


The alcohol

Legal alcohol limit

0.02% (20 mg/100 ml blood)

The information

Further information

Tourism in Poland:

Motorcycle trips across the Poland borders

Here you will find country tips for motorcycle trips in Poland neighbouring countries.

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