Guide to Driving In Togo - Drive Safe in Togo

With our Drive Smart guide you're fully prepared to hire a car in Togo and stay safe on unfamiliar roads.

URBAN SPEED LIMIT

30 kph

urban
More info  

RURAL SPEED LIMIT

50 kph

rural
More info  

motorway speed limit

110 kph

speed limit
More info  

Drink Drive Limit

 No limit

drink and drive limit
More info  
urban
You drive in Togo on the Right side  
urban
The currency in Togo is CFA
urban
To rent a car is  21 years and to drive is 18 years of age
urban
Togo 1.07 €/Ltr

Driving Laws in Togo

Driving in Togo
Pocket guide to driving in Togo
Profile:
Togo
Lomé
CFA
Driving in Togo
SPEED: (kph)
30
50
110
Speed limit in Togo
Holiday:
Rush hour in Togo
Cameras:
NO
NO
Speed cameras in Togo
FUEL:
1.07
1.30
EUR/Litre
Fuel prices in Togo
See World Fuel Prices for full statistics
MIN AGE:
18
21
Min driving age in Togo
DRINK:
No limit
Blood alcohol content
Drink driving in Togo
EMERGENCY:
117
Emergency phone number in Togo
DOCUMENT:
Driving documents in Togo
PHONES:
No
Hands free only
Mobile phone driving in Togo
SEATBELTS:
No
No
Seat belt in Togo
See here for current child seats law in Togo

Are there any special requirements for driving or hiring a car in Togo?

Driving conditions in Togo can be hazardous due to large numbers of motorbikes, poor driving practices, livestock and the poor conditions of many roads. Most minor roads are not paved and can flood every time it rains. You need to take extreme care when driving in Togo due to many drivers do not obey the traffic laws and most traffic signals do not function properly. Driving at night should be avoided due to livestock and pedestrians in the road, there are also many checkpoints manned and they will often be seeking a bribe to let you past.

Rules of the road

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Emergency Services Numbers

Police Police: 117

Police Fire: 8200

Police Ambulance: 118

Notes: 172 for Gendarmerie

DieselUnleaded
Sep , 2022

€ 1.30

€ 1.07

Aug , 2022

€ 1.29

€ 1.06

Jul , 2022

€ 1.01

€ 0.96

Jun , 2022

€ 1.01

€ 0.96

Parking Information

Parking regulations

Togo being one of the smallest countries is a narrow strip of land in the West of Africa.  There are parking spaces available which have allotted time slots so make sure you check to avoid fines.  We advise you park your hire cards in the space made available by your accommodation overnight. 

Emergency Information

Emergency Information

Police Police: 117

Police Fire: 8200

Police Ambulance: 118

The emergency number in Togo is 117 for the police, 8200 for fire and 118 for ambulance.

What to do in an emergency

If you are involved in an accident and feel you are in danger you should leave the scene immediately, drive to a safe location and alert the police. Carjacking is very common in Togo and tends to increase in the summer and holiday seasons.

Handy Guides

World Driving Guides

Road Signs

Handy Phrases

I need help - J’ai besoin d’aide
There has been an accident  - il y a eu un accident
Turn on your lights - allumez vos feux
Road in bad condition - chaussée déformer
Where is the nearest police station - où se trouve le poste de police le plus proche
Stop - arrêter
Where is the nearest petrol station - Où se trouve la station-service la plus proche

Togo Fuel Price History

DieselUnleaded
Sep , 2022

€ 1.30

€ 1.07

Aug , 2022

€ 1.29

€ 1.06

Jul , 2022

€ 1.01

€ 0.96

Jun , 2022

€ 1.01

€ 0.96

May , 2022

€ 0.92

€ 0.90

Apr , 2022

€ 0.93

€ 0.91

Mar , 2022

€ 0.79

€ 0.77

Feb , 2022

€ 0.79

€ 0.77

Jan , 2022

€ 0.79

€ 0.77

Dec , 2021

€ 0.79

€ 0.77

Nov , 2021

€ 0.80

€ 0.77

Oct , 2021

€ 0.80

€ 0.78

Month, YearDiesel €/ltrUnleaded €/ltr
Sep , 2022 1.30 1.07
Aug , 2022 1.29 1.06
Jul , 2022 1.01 0.96
Jun , 2022 1.01 0.96
May , 2022 0.92 0.90
Apr , 2022 0.93 0.91
Mar , 2022 0.79 0.77
Feb , 2022 0.79 0.77
Jan , 2022 0.79 0.77
Dec , 2021 0.79 0.77
Nov , 2021 0.80 0.77
Oct , 2021 0.80 0.78
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