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07 Legal instruments in the field of transport

Convention on Road Traffic
Geneva, 19 September 1949

Entry into force:

26 March 1952, in accordance with article 29..

Registration:

26 March 1952, No. 1671.

Status:

Signatories: 19, Parties: 96.

Text:

United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 125, p. 3.

Participant

Signature  

Ratification, Accession (a), Succession (d) 

Albania 

1 Oct 1969 a 

Algeria 

16 May 1963 a 

Argentina 

25 Nov 1960 a 

Australia 

7 Dec 1954 a 

Austria 

19 Sep 1949

[2 Nov 1955] 

Bangladesh 

6 Dec 1978 a 

Barbados 

5 Mar 1971 d 

Belgium 

19 Sep 1949 

23 Apr 1954 

Benin 

5 Dec 1961 d 

Botswana

3 Jan 1967 a 

Bulgaria

13 Feb 1963 a 

Burkina Faso 

31Aug 2009 a 

Cambodia 

14 Mar 1956 a 

Canada 

23 Dec 1965 a 

Central African Republic 

4 Sep 1962 d 

Chile 

10 Aug 1960 a 

Congo 

15 May 1962 a 

Côte d'Ivoire 

8 Dec 1961 d 

Cuba 

1 Oct 1952 a 

Cyprus 

6 Jul 1962 d 

Czech Republic

2 Jun 1993 d 

Democratic Republic of the Congo 

6 Mar 1961 d 

Denmark 

19 Sep 1949 

3 Feb 1956 

Dominican Republic 

19 Sep 1949 

15 Aug 1957 

Ecuador 

26 Sep 1962 a 

Egypt 

19 Sep 1949 

28 May 1957 

Fiji 

31 Oct 1972 d 

Finland 

24 Sep 1958 a 

France 

19 Sep 1949 

15 Sep 1950 

Georgia 

23 Jul 1993 a 

Ghana 

6 Jan 1959 a 

Greece 

1 Jul 1952 a 

Guatemala 

10 Jan 1962 a 

Haiti 

12 Feb 1958 a 

Holy See 

5 Oct 1953 a 

Hungary 

30 Jul 1962 a 

Iceland 

22 Jul 1983 a 

India 

19 Sep 1949 

9 Mar 1962 

Ireland 

31 May 1962 a 

Israel 

19 Sep 1949 

6 Jan 1955 

Italy 

19 Sep 1949 

15 Dec 1952 

Jamaica 

9 Aug 1963 d 

Japan 

7 Aug 1964 a 

Jordan 

14 Jan 1960 a 

Kyrgyzstan 

22 Mar 1994 a 

Lao People's Democratic Republic 

6 Mar 1959 a 

Lebanon 

19 Sep 1949 

2 Aug 1963 

Lesotho 

27 Sep 1973 a 

Luxembourg 

19 Sep 1949 

17 Oct 1952 

Madagascar 

27 Jun 1962 d 

Malawi 

17 Feb 1965 d 

Malaysia 

10 Sep 1958 a 

Mali 

19 Nov 1962 d 

Malta 

3 Jan 1966 d 

Monaco 

3 Aug 1951 a 

Montenegro

23 Oct 2006 d 

Morocco 

7 Nov 1956 d 

Namibia 

13 Oct 1993 d 

Netherlands

19 Sep 1949 

19 Sep 1952 

New Zealand

12 Feb 1958 a 

Niger 

25 Aug 1961 d 

Nigeria 

3 February 2011 a 

Norway 

19 Sep 1949 

11 Apr 1957 

Papua New Guinea 

12 Feb 1981 a 

Paraguay 

18 Oct 1965 a 

Peru 

9 Jul 1957 a 

Philippines 

19 Sep 1949 

15 Sep 1952 

Poland 

29 Oct 1958 a 

Portugal 

28 Dec 1955 a 

Republic of Korea

14 Jun 1971 d 

Romania 

26 Jan 1961 a 

Russian Federation 

17 Aug 1959 a 

Rwanda 

5 Aug 1964 d 

San Marino 

19 Mar 1962 a 

Senegal 

13 Jul 1962 d 

Serbia

12 Mar 2001 d 

Sierra Leone 

13 Mar 1962 d 

Singapore 

29 Nov 1972 d 

Slovakia

1 Feb 1993 d 

South Africa 

19 Sep 1949 

9 Jul 1952 a 

Spain 

13 Feb 1958 a 

Sri Lanka 

26 Jul 1957 a 

Sweden 

19 Sep 1949 

25 Feb 1952 

Switzerland 

19 Sep 1949 

Syrian Arab Republic 

11 Dec 1953 a 

Thailand 

15 Aug 1962 a 

Togo 

27 Feb 1962 d 

Trinidad and Tobago 

8 Jul 1964 a 

Tunisia 

8 Nov 1957 a 

Turkey 

17 Jan 1956 a 

Uganda 

15 Apr 1965 a 

United Arab Emirates 

10 Jan 2007 a 

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 

19 Sep 1949 

8 Jul 1957 

United States of America 

19 Sep 1949 

30 Aug 1950 

Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 

11 May 1962 a 

Viet Nam

2 Nov 1953 a

Zimbabwe 

1 Dec 1998 d 

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