Driving in Bahrain can be quite different from the UK so it’s important to know some road rules before you start driving there. Sixt has provided a guide below with some useful driving tips to help you on your way.
Below are some useful road rules that you should make sure that you are aware of before you start your journey in Bahrain.
Please make sure that you are aware of all the road regulations before you start driving in Bahrain.
Standard legal limits, which may be varied by signs.
It is compulsory to have the following equipment with you when driving in Bahrain:
Drivers must carry their driver licences with them at all times.
The traffic police phone number is 199.
In case of emergency you can call 999.
In the case of non-injury accidents, drivers should get their vehicles off the road and call the police. They will be directed to one of centres to file the accident report which must be filed within 24 hours of the accident. Drivers are be not allowed to leave Bahrain until the matter is resolved if an accident results in legal proceedings.
Drivers in Bahrain use a danger signal (a.k.a. Double Signal) to indicate immediate stopping or a hazard ahead (such as an accident, or obstacle in the middle of the street.)
Directional and advice signs are written in Arabic and English languages.
Bahrain has a good system of major highways. All highways have street lighting.
* Please note: All information was correct at the time of publication.