Haiti’s road network consists of National Roads, Department Roads, and county roads. Foreign visitors may drive in Haiti with their valid driver licenses and International driving permits for three months.
  • Traffic moves on the right side of the road.
  • The driver passing on the left always has the right of way.
  • Drinking and driving is illegal.
  • The police phone number is 118.
Driving in Haiti requires extreme caution as many local drivers unaware of traffic laws.
The road system consists mainly of unmarked and unpaved roads. Only few roads have lane indicators.
While driving, foreign drivers must carry their driver licenses, car registration and liability insurance documents, and all travel related papers.

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