Some basic regulations:
You drive on the right-hand side of the road.
Law, even when sitting in the back seat requires wearing seat belts when travelling in a car.
Headlights must be used 24 hours a day.
You must be aged 18 or older and hold a valid driver's license.
Speed limits range from 110 km/h (65mph) on main highways, 70 km/h (43mph) on smaller roads, and 50 km/h (31mph) in towns and cities.
The legal alcohol limit in Sweden is stringent, and alcohol should be avoided completely when driving.
Most gas stations are self-service, open 7 days a week, and some are open 24 hours.
Major credit cards are usually accepted. At self-service stations you pay through automated machines which accept SEK 20, 50, 100 or 500 notes (not available for diesel).
For emergency car repairs call the "Assistancekåren"
service, toll-free within Sweden, Tel 020 912 912 (number available within Sweden only).
Nation-Wide Motor Assistance +46 8 627 57 57