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FRIBOURG REGION is crossed by two of Switzerland's main motorway axes: the A1 motorway, which crosses Switzerland from east to west, and the A12, which links Berne to Vevey.

Traffic rules
Speed limits:
Motorways: 120 km/h
Main roads: 80 km/h
In villages or towns: 50 km/h

There is no motorway toll in Switzerland but the purchase of an annual road tax sticker is compulsory (CHF 40.-) in order to drive on motorways. The sticker is on sale at customs offices, service stations and newspaper kiosks.

The following websites will enable you to work out your itineraries, travel time, petrol consumption, etc (under external links you find the links to click). (french)

Motorway A1
Linking Berne to Lausanne, through Morat, Avenches, Payerne and Estavayer-le-Lac.

Motorway A12
Linking Berne to Vevey, through Fribourg, Bulle and Châtel-St-Denis.

Car and bicycle hire
SBB railway stations offer the possibility of hiring bikes and cars, even for a few hours. Car and minibus hire can also be organised from airports or in some garages in the Canton of Fribourg.

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