# Know How

European Breakdown Regulations

Stay safe during a breakdown

In case of a breakdown, it is important to take the following measures:

  • Stop in the emergency lane (hard shoulder) and switch on your hazard lights
  • Put on your reflective vest (safety vest)
  • Place the warning triangle 30m (100m on motorways) behind your vehicle
  • Take shelter behind the safety barrier and notify the police or third party assistance

Some countries, however, have local regulations regarding breakdowns. That is why we have compiled the list below to ensure you know what do to in each country.

Continental wishes you a safe journey.

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European breakdown regulation - Numbers

Know what to do in case of a breakdown – no matter where you are in Europe.

European Breakdown Regulations

European Breakdown Regulations

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