Driving is on the right-hand side of the road, and visitors may use certain countries’ valid driving license for up to 30 days. After that, the foreign license must be used to obtain an Ethiopian driving license.

Wearing of seat belts is enforced for drivers. The maximum speed limit within the city is 60km/hr. Car rental services with or without a driver are available in major cities.

There are a number of local taxi services that are available 24 hours a day. Privatelyowned blue cabs and more expensive yellow cabs are also in abundance but do not have fixed rates, establishing the fare is advised before getting into the vehicle. Shared minibus taxis are the cheapest, though sometimes uncomfortable way to travel.