Whether You're on Majorca in a Hired or Your Own Car, please Follow these General Traffic Rules
Speed Limits are of 50 km/h within built-up areas, 90 km/h on single and 100 km/h on dual carriageways, and of 120 km/h on motorways. .
Alcohol The blood alcohol limit is of 0.5 per mill, the breath alcohol limit of 0.25 per mill. For novice and professional drivers, the limits are of 0.3 per mill for blood and 0.15 per mill for breath. The Policia take their job seriously regarding this point.
Something special for motor-cyclists. Who shows a value of above 0.2 per mill has to pay and to count on having to go behind bars. From 0.3 per mill onwards, the pleasure will cost you at least 500 €.
Mobile phone prohibited At the gas station and while driving, using a mobile phone is not allowed. Headsets are also forbidden. You may only use a hands-free set. While filling up gas, you also have to switch off the radio and the lights. Infringement may result in a fine of up to 300 Euros.
Seatbelt Required All occupants must wear seatbelts. Infringement may result in a fine.
Reflective Vests Any car must contain two reflective vests ready-to-hand inside (not in the boot). In case of breakdowns on carriage- and motorways, reflective vests must be worn. Please check the necessary number of vests especially in a hired car.
Roundabout The cars within the roundabout usually have the right of way.
Emergency Phone Numbers You can normally dial these numbers from your German mobile phone without any prefixes when you are connected to a Spanish network. The emergency numbers are valid for the whole of Spain.