But regulations on drivers are strict and you can be stung with a hefty fine if you don't follow them.
If you want to drive on the country's motorways, you must buy a the toll sticker called a vignette. These are available at any petrol station. If you're renting a car in another country and driving it into Slovenia, you have to declare it to the rental agency. They will equip you with the proper insurance.
Headlights must me turned on at all times. Police have the right to fine you on the spot for any offence, like speeding, disobeying signs, drunk driving, or talking on a phone without a hands-free headset.
In the winter, between November 15 and March 15, winter tyres are mandatory. Alternately, you can have radial tyres with at least a 4-millimetre tread depth or put on snow chains.
Police can fine you €125 for not having this equipment. If you cause a delay on the road because you're ill-equipped, be ready to swallow a €417 penalty.
You must also carry a reflective jacket, a warning triangle and a first-aid kit in the car.