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Whether you hire or own a car in Russia, you are required by law to drive on the right. Keep in mind that if you do not feel comfortable driving on this side of the road, you can always call a taxi or opt for a ride share.
Russia has a road quality score of 2.7 on a scale of 1 to 7, where 1 is the lowest rated score. This puts Russia at 124 out of 137 countries for road conditions. You may find that depending on where you travel within Russia that the road quality will vary.
The BAC limit is 0.00% in Russia - this applies to both visitors and residents. Your BAC level is a measurement of the percentage of alcohol in your bloodstream. This information is used to determine how inebriated an individual is. Driving a vehicle with a BAC higher than 0.00% is against the law in Russia and you will be deemed as ‘driving under the influence’. Be aware that 18 is the legal drinking age in Russia, and there are strict laws that prohibit drivers under this age from drink driving.
The most popular type of car to hire in Russia is a Economy. 50% of our users also chose this type of car for their travels to Russia. If a Economy fits your needs during your stay, then you can expect to pay around $39 per day for your rental. Keep in mind that prices may vary depending on what city you visit and what car hire company you choose.
As of last week, the average price of petrol in Russia was $0.98 per litre. In comparison, the country with the cheapest average petrol price is Algeria at $0.48 per litre, whereas the country with the most expensive average petrol price is Hong Kong at $3.64 per litre.