Drive in Vanuatu

Before you do, there are a few things you need to know……

To drive in Vanuatu, foreign drivers must have a full drivers license which is valid in countries of their residence
and International driving permits.

THE MAIN ROAD TRAFFIC RULES:
Driving is on the right side of the road.
Overtaking is on the left side of the road.
The maximum speed is 50 km/h (31 mph) in towns and 80 km/h (50 mph)

ROAD RULES OUTSIDE TOWN:
At intersections, drivers must give way to traffic coming from the right.
Motorcycle riders must wear helmets.
At roundabout, traffic from the left has the right of way.
It is not permitted to cross a continuous white line.
Driving a vehicle fitted with wheel chains on a public road is permitted only in the case of necessity.
The police phone number is 112.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
The capital of Port Vila and the town of Luganville only have the paved roads.
Wearing seat belts is not mandatory, but strictly advised.

The minimum age to rent a car in Vanuatu is 23 years; some rental car companies required drivers be
at least 25 years of age.
Another requirement is any driver must have his valid driver license at least for one year.
In Vanuatu, there are no toll roads.
While driving, drivers must carry their valid driver license, car registration documents and insurance certificates.
In a case of the road accident, a driver must stop immediately and report to police office within 24 hours.