Tips for Motorcycle Trips in Russia

What do you have to take into consideration when traveling to Russia? 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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Ländertipps Russland

The driving license & co

Documents you must have with you

  • Driving licence and vehicle registration certificate
  • A visa is required.
  • International Motor Insurance Card (Green Card) is mandatory.

+ Recommended Products: Document Bag

The first aid kit

First-aid kit / Hi-vis vest

High-visibility vests must be carried with you and worn in the event of a breakdown.

The helmet

Mandatory helmet

It is mandatory to wear a helmet! A "suitable safety helmet" must be worn while driving. Louis recommends helmets that comply with ECE 22 standard.

+ Recommended Products: Visor and Helmet Cleaner, Proofer

The headlights


Motorcycles must have their headlight on even during the daytime.

+ Recommended Products: Motorcycle Lightbulbs

The speedometer

Speed limits

  • Within built-up areas: 60 km/h
  • Outside built-up areas: 90 km/h
  • Motorways (freeways): 110 km/h

The motorway tolls

Road tolls

The following roads are subject to tolls in some sections:

  • [ M1 ] "Belarus
  • [ M3 ] "Ukraine"
  • [ M4 ] "Don"
  • [ M11 ] "Moscow - St. Petersburg"

The emergency call

Emergency numbers

103 and 112

The alcohol

Legal alcohol limit

0.00% (0 mg/100 ml blood)

Motorcycle trips across the Russia borders

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

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