The vehicle should be fully insured under a policy valid in Russia. Insurance carriers offices are located at all crossing points. A road tax is also payable upon entry to the country.
Travelers really should ask for a Russian stamp on their entry customs declaration form to avoid the serious troubles on departure!
The minimum age of a driver is 18 years. As elsewhere in Europe, drive on the right, overtake (pass) on the left, and yield right-of-way to all vehicles coming from the right unless otherwise indicated. Right turn on red is forbidden. The use of seat belts is compulsory for front-seat passengers. Drinking and Driving is prohibited!