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Tips for Motorcycle Trips in Denmark

What do you have to take into consideration when traveling to Denmark? 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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[ICON - 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 travelling within the EU to have their own identity document.)
  • International Motor Insurance Card (Green Card) is recommended.

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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.

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Mandatory helmet

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

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Motorcycles must have their headlight on even during the daytime.

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Speed limits

  • Within built-up areas: 50 km/h
  • Outside built-up areas: 80 km/h
  • Dual carriageways (expressways): 80 km/h
  • Motorways (freeways): 130 km/h

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Road tolls

The bridge over the Great Belt and the Öresund Bridge to Sweden are both toll bridges.

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Emergency numbers


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Legal alcohol limit

0.05% (50 mg/100 ml blood)

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Further information

Tourism in Denmark:

Motorcycle trips across the Denmark borders

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

[IMAGE - The neighboring countries of Denmark.]
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