Fines – amounts for traffic violations in Sweden

Speeding fines

Speed limit of 50 km/h or lower

Over the speed limit Amount
1–10 km/h 2,000 kr
11–15 km/h 2,400 kr
16–20 km/h 2,800 kr
21–25 km/h 3,200 kr
26–30 km/h 3,600 kr
Over 30 km/h 4,000 kr

Speed limit of 50 km/h or higher

Over the speed limit Amount
1–10 km/h 1,500 kr
11–15 km/h 2,000 kr
16–20 km/h 2,400 kr
21–25 km/h 2,800 kr
26–30 km/h 3,200 kr
31–35 km/h 3,600 kr
Over 35 km/h 4,000 kr

Failure to use protective equipment

Violation Amount
Failure to wear a safety belt (driver or passenger who has turned 15 years old) 1,500 kr
Failure as a driver to ensure that a passenger under the age of 15 is wearing a seat belt 2,500 kr
Failure as a driver to wear a helmet (motorcycle, moped, EU moped) 1,500 kr

Non-compliance with traffic light, obligation to stop or obligation to give way

Violation Amount
Running a red light in a motorised vehicle (not class II moped) 3,000 kr
Running a red light on a bicycle, class II moped or horse-drawn vehicle 1,500 kr
Non-compliance with an obligation to stop while in a motor vehicle (not class II moped) 2,500 kr
Non-compliance with an obligation to stop while on a bicycle, class II moped or horse-drawn vehicle 1,000 kr
Non-compliance with an obligation to give way while in a motor vehicle (not class II moped) 2,000 kr
Non-compliance with an obligation to give way while on a bicycle, class II moped or horse-drawn vehicle 1,000 kr
Failure to stop for a pedestrian at a pedestrian crossing while in a motor vehicle (not class II moped) 3,000 kr
Failure to stop for a pedestrian at a pedestrian crossing while on a bicycle, class II moped or horse-drawn vehicle 1,500 kr

Tyres

Violation Amount
Insufficient tread depth (1.6 mm for summer tyres and 3 mm for winter tyres) 1,200 kr
Failure to use winter tyres when required (1 December–31 March in winter road conditions) 1,200 kr
Driving with studded tyres during the period this is prohibited (16 April–30 September unless in winter road conditions) 500 kr

Equipment

Violation Amount
Rear lights are not functional or insufficient for driving in the dark 1,600 kr
Reflectors are missing or insufficient for driving in the dark 1,000 kr
Headlights are not functional or insufficient for driving in the dark 1,600 kr
Driving without lights on in the dark 1,200 kr
Driving a bicycle, class II moped or horse-drawn vehicle without lights on in the dark 500 kr

Other violations

Violation Amount
Driving a motorised vehicle in the wrong type of lane (not class II moped) 1,000 kr
Driving a class II moped, bicycle or other vehicle in the wrong type of lane 500 kr
Unlawfully giving someone a ride on a bicycle or moped (both driver and passenger are fined) 500 kr
Overtaking in a no overtaking zone 3,000 kr
Failure to indicate a turn 500 kr
Driving too close to the next vehicle 2,000 kr
Driving too close to the next vehicle on a bicycle or class II moped 1,000 kr

Sources

Swedish Prosecution Authority (2015). Brott mot Trafikförordningen (2015-12-29).

Swedish Prosecution Authority (2012). Brott mot Fordonsförordningen (2015-12-29).

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