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Legal instruments in the field of transport
Convention on Road Traffic
Vienna, 8 November 1968

 

Entry into force:

21 May 1977, in accordance with article 47 (1).

Registration:

21 May 1977, No. 15705.

Status:

Signatories: 36 ,Parties: 73.

Text:

United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 1042, p. 17; and depositary notification C.N.19.1992.TREATIES-1 of 3 March 1992 (amendments); C.N.924.2004.TREATIES-4 of 28 September 2004 (proposal of amendments) and C.N.998.2005.TREATIES-3 of 29 September 2005 (acceptance of amendments).

 

 

Note: The Convention was prepared and opened for signature by the United Nations Conference on Road Traffic, held atVienna from 7 October to 8 November 1968. It was convened by the Secretary-General of the United Nations pursuant to resolutions 1129 (XLI) and 1203 (XLII) adopted by the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations on 27 July 1966 and 26 May 1967, respectively. The Conference also prepared and opened for signature the Convention on Road Signs and Signals (see chapter XI.B-20) and adopted the Final Act.

Participant

Signature  

Ratification, Accession (a), Succession (d) 

Albania 

29 Jun 2000 a 

Armenia 

8 Feb 2005 a 

Austria 

8 Nov 1968 

11 Aug 1981 

Azerbaijan 

3 Jul 2002 a 

Bahamas 

14 May 1991 a 

Bahrain 

4 May 1973 a 

Belarus 

8 Nov 1968 

18 Jun 1974 

Belgium 

8 Nov 1968 

16 Nov 1988 

Bosnia and Herzegovina

1 Sep 1993 d 

Brazil 

8 Nov 1968 

29 Oct 1980 

Bulgaria 

8 Nov 1968 

28 Dec 1978 

Central African Republic 

3 Feb 1988 a 

Chile 

8 Nov 1968 

Costa Rica 

8 Nov 1968 

Côte d'Ivoire 

24 Jul 1985 a 

Croatia

23 Nov 1992 d 

Cuba 

30 Sep 1977 a 

Czech Republic

2 Jun 1993 d 

Democratic Republic of the Congo 

25 Jul 1977 a 

Denmark

8 Nov 1968 

3 Nov 1986 

Ecuador 

8 Nov 1968 

Estonia 

24 Aug 1992 a 

Finland 

16 Dec 1969 

1 Apr 1985 

France 

8 Nov 1968 

9 Dec 1971 

Georgia 

23 Jul 1993 a 

Germany

8 Nov 1968 

3 Aug 1978 

Ghana 

22 Aug 1969 

Greece 

18 Dec 1986 a 

Guyana 

31 Jan 1973 a 

Holy See 

8 Nov 1968 

Hungary 

8 Nov 1968 

16 Mar 1976 

Indonesia 

8 Nov 1968 

Iran (Islamic Republic of) 

8 Nov 1968 

21 May 1976 

Israel 

8 Nov 1968 

11 May 1971 

Italy 

8 Nov 1968 

2 Oct 1996 

Kazakhstan 

4 Apr 1994 a 

Kenya

9 Sep 2009 a 

Kuwait 

14 Mar 1980 a 

Kyrgyzstan 

30 Aug 2006 a 

Latvia 

19 Oct 1992 a 

Liberia 

16 Sep 2005 a 

Lithuania 

20 Nov 1991 a 

Luxembourg 

8 Nov 1968 

25 Nov 1975 

Mexico 

8 Nov 1968 

Moldova 

26 May 1993 a 

Monaco 

6 Jun 1978 a 

Mongolia 

19 Dec 1997 a 

Montenegro

23 Oct 2006 d 

Morocco 

29 Dec 1982 a 

Netherlands

8 Nov 2007 a

Niger 

11 Jul 1975 a 

Norway 

23 Dec 1969 

1 Apr 1985 

Pakistan 

19 Mar 1986 a 

Peru 

6 Oct 2006 a 

Philippines 

8 Nov 1968 

27 Dec 1973 

Poland 

8 Nov 1968 

23 Aug 1984 

Portugal 

8 Nov 1968 

30 Sept 2010 

Qatar

6 Mar 2013 a

Republic of Korea

29 Dec 1969 

Romania 

8 Nov 1968 

9 Dec 1980 

Russian Federation 

8 Nov 1968 

7 Jun 1974 

San Marino 

8 Nov 1968 

20 Jul 1970 

Senegal 

16 Aug 1972 a 

Serbia

12 Mar 2001 d 

Seychelles 

11 Apr 1977 a 

Slovakia

1 Feb 1993 d 

Slovenia

6 Jul 1992 d 

South Africa 

1 Nov 1977 a 

Spain 

8 Nov 1968 

Sweden 

8 Nov 1968 

25 Jul 1985 

Switzerland 

8 Nov 1968 

11 Dec 1991 

Tajikistan 

9 Mar 1994 a 

Thailand 

8 Nov 1968 

The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

18 Aug 1993 d 

Tunisia 

5 Jan 2004 a 

Turkey

22 Jan 2013 a

Turkmenistan 

14 Jun 1993 a 

Ukraine 

8 Nov 1968 

12 Jul 1974 

United Arab Emirates 

10 Jan 2007 a 

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 

8 Nov 1968 

Uruguay 

8 Apr 1981 a 

Uzbekistan 

17 Jan 1995 a 

Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 

8 Nov 1968 

Viet Nam

20 Aug 2014 a

Zimbabwe 

31 Jul 1981 a 

 

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