Antigua and Barbuda

🚗 Do tourists need a license to drive a car in Antigua and Barbuda?

  • Yes, tourists need a valid driver's license from their home country to drive a car in Antigua and Barbuda.
  • If the license is not in English, an International Driving Permit (IDP) may be required.
  • Drivers must be at least 21 years old to rent a car in Antigua and Barbuda.
  • It is recommended to drive on the left-hand side of the road in Antigua and Barbuda, as it is a British Commonwealth country.

🚓 Driver rules in Antigua and Barbuda

Here are the driver rules in Antigua and Barbuda:

  • Speed limitations: The maximum speed limit in Antigua and Barbuda is 40 mph in urban areas and 50 mph in rural areas.
  • Mobile phone use: It is illegal to use a mobile phone while driving in Antigua and Barbuda. The use of hands-free devices is permitted.
  • Drunk driving: It is illegal to drive under the influence of alcohol in Antigua and Barbuda. The legal blood alcohol concentration limit is 0.08%. Penalties for drunk driving can include fines, imprisonment, and license suspension or revocation.
  • Insurance: All drivers in Antigua and Barbuda are required to have liability insurance coverage.
  • Age limitations: You must be at least 18 years old to apply for a driver's license in Antigua and Barbuda.