Carefree driving in France

Planning a vacation in la belle France? Great! But: Did you know, for example, that you're not allowed to eat at the wheel (even when the traffic lights are red or when you're in a traffic jam) or that it's illegal to drive while wearing flip-flops? We can tell you what else there is that’s important to know. 

Family vacation in France? – An example:

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Points to bear in mind:

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    Tip 1 – Speed limits: When it's raining, for example, different speed limits apply outside urban areas and on freeways. Always pay attention to traffic signs.

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    Tip 2 – Mandatory: For France you need to have a "disposable breathalyzer".

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    Tip 3 – Good to have: Get an accident report and the «green card» (order / important links).

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