TRAFFIC LAWS & SPEED CAMERAS LOCATION

TRAFFIC LAWS

 

DRIVING LICENCE

National driving licence is valid for the citizens of the European Union

(see list of countries below)

International driving licence is required for citizens of all other countries 

Driving licence
list of countries
European Nationals 
Austria - Belgium - Bulgaria - Croatia - Cyprus Czech Republic - Denmark
Estonia - Finland - France - Germany - Greece Holland - Hungary - Ireland - Italy - Latvia - Lithuania
Luxembourg - Malta  - Poland
Portugal - Romania - Spain -  United Kingdom - Slovakia - Slovenia - Sweden

SPEED LIMITATION 

French Traffic Law & French road signs are applied in French Guiana 

50 kilometers per hour maximum in town                                                30 Miles/Hour

80 kilometers per hour maximum on main roads outside the town           50 Miles/Hour

70 kilometers per hour on the bridges                                                      43 Miles/Hour

ALCOOL

The tolerance rate is 0.25 milligrams per Liter exhaled in a breathalyzer
Beyond this limit, an immediate driver's license withdrawal and a fine may be applied

Driving in condition of drunkeness is considered as a crime in French law
An accident involving victims in this context can result to immediate imprisonment

We advise you to rent a bus or taxi with driver for the social events
Several companies are available, FREELANCE SERVICES can book it for you 48 hours in advance minimum

SPEED CAMERAS LOCATION

Speed cameras can be fixed and mobile

Maximum speed between Kourou and Cayenne is 80 kilometers per hour except in the town of Tonate-Macouria where it is 50 kilometers per hour

Maximum speed before the Cayenne bridge is 70 kilometers per hour

Location map of automatic speed cameras in French Guiana

Location map of automatic speed cameras on Kourou/Cayenne Road