In Luxembourg, road traffic is governed by the Luxembourg Highway Code (Code de la route).
Anyone committing a traffic offence is liable for:
Any driver who is the owner/holder of a motor vehicle and who commits a traffic offence may receive a fine or be issued a written warning.
If fined, the offender has to pay the sum due within 45 days from the date the offence was established.
The fine must be paid:
In the event of payment by bank transfer, the reference number on the fine and the vehicle's licence plate number must be indicated.
Checks and transfer orders issued by foreign banks and sent by post are not accepted.
Offenders can also pay the fines concerning illegal parking or stopping either online or by Payconiq (formerly Digicash).
Speeding fines issued after being caught by an automatic speed camera must be paid by other means.
As a general rule, a fine can be disputed on the spot in the case an offence established by a police officer issuing the fine. In that case, the fine is replaced by a standard penalty notice.
Offenders who do not have their place of residence in Luxembourg and who do not pay the fine on the spot will have the fine replaced by standard penalty notice. However, the offender must pay, on the spot, a deposit corresponding to the amount of the fine.
Specifically, if a fine is issued in the absence of the reporting agent—violation of the regulations for stopping, waiting or parking—it may be disputed as described below:
If the facts are disputed, the offender may:
If the fine is paid within 45 days of the date the offence was established, all proceedings will cease. If the fine is paid after this 45-day time limit has elapsed:
Points-based driving licence
Check the point balance on your driving licence in your private eSpace.
Permis à points
Consultez dans votre espace privé le solde de votre permis à point.
Rufen Sie in Ihrem privaten Bereich den Restpunktestand auf Ihrem Führerschein auf.
Driving licence details
Consult the details of your driving licence in your private eSpace.
Détail du permis
Consultez dans votre espace privé le détail de votre permis de conduire.
Angaben zum Führerschein
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