Important information for motorcyclists

This is where motorcyclists can find important information, which must be adhered to while in Austria.

Tolls

The use of all motorways, expressways and city motorways in Austria is subject to the payment of tolls. The toll is paid by purchasing a 'vignette' sticker, which is available abroad from drivers’ clubs as well as at filling stations close to the border, and in Austria at filling stations, ÖAMTC, ARBÖ, post offices and tobacconists. Drivers of single-track motor vehicles (motorcycles) can purchase a 10-day vignette sticker (€5.20), a 2-month vignette sticker (€13.10) or an annual vignette sticker (€34.70). Details 2018

Maximum speed

Motorway 130 km/h, main roads 100 km/h, built-up areas 50 km/h

Important telephone numbers

  • ÖAMTC breakdown emergency number 120
  • ARBÖ breakdown emergency number 123
  • Fire service 122
  • Police 133
  • Rescue 144
  • European emergency number 112
  • Emergency doctor 141
  • Carinthia hotline +43 463 3000

Traffic

Traffic reports are issued every hour (after the news) and half-hour on radio Ö3. Reports on serious problems (such as traffic jams, accidents, bad weather) interrupt the currently playing programme and are regularly repeated. Online via www.oe3.orf.at/verkehr/.
Information about the situation on Austria’s roads can also be obtained from the 24-hour service hotline of the Austrian Automobile, Motorcycle and Touring Club at www.oeamtc.at  or www.arboe.at . 

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