Driving in DR Jose Lopez
Driving guide for the Dominican Republic
On the Road
We drive on the right side of the road.
Avoid getting lost by renting a GPS navigation system.
The fuel price is calculated per gallon.
Respect the traffic signals.
Use the seat belt.
Drinking in the vehicle is not allowed.
Carry some Dominican cash to pay tolls.
In case of any eventuality, please call 809-562-1444
Geography: The Dominican Republic is bounded on the north by the Atlantic Ocean: on the east by the Mona Passage; on the south by the Caribbean Sea; and on the west by Haiti.
Official language: Spanish
Capital: Santo Domingo
Currency: Dominican peso (RD$)
The Minister for Public Works monitors and reinforces traffic laws on roads and highways.
They also ensure traffic safety for drivers and other citizens.
National Emergency and Safety System
Call 9-1-1 in case of emergency.
The northern region has mountains, rivers, waterfalls and numerous beaches located on the coast that is bathed by the Atlantic Ocean. This region offers numerous adventure sports such as rafting, kite surfing, biking and surfing. Santiago, the second largest city in the country, is located here.