Some things that you should know while staying and travelling in Lithuania:
- Speed limit is 50 km/h in residential areas, 90 km/h out of town on regional roads, and 110 km/h (1 November – 31 March) or 130 km/h (1 April – 31 October) on highways.
- Do not speed: many speed cameras are installed and police regularly patrol on roads, and speeding carries heavy fines.
- At highways you will find hundreds of parking or resting areas as well as many eating facilities and motels; also, a wide network of petrol stations will make your trip trouble-free should you decide to set off for a longer tour of the country.
- Looking for addresses or the shortest way to get from one point to another? Use the Lithuanian Google Maps at www.maps.lt. Who else could know our country better than us?!
- Using GPS navigation devices while travelling? Then it would useful to download a few maps (POI), containing information about points of interest in our country.
- Do not drive at all or have not hired a car yet? Then use taxi services available round the clock. Visit www.etaksi.lt for a list of taxi companies – all reliable ones! A taxi can even be called via the Internet!
- If you get into trouble, call general emergency number 112. More information is available at www.sos112.lt