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It's called a “ligne de dissuasion” (literally “deterrence line”). The idea is to indicate that it's too late to switch from the leftmost lane to the exit. But it's not strictly forbidden to cross the line, especially in the other direction (from the rightmost lane to the leftmost lane), e.g. to overtake or make some space for someone getting on the ...


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This page calls such lines lignes de dissuasion, saying that while crossing is allowed, it is discouraged. And for what I think is a more reliable site, here is a site that offers tests on the French auto code. It has a page on markings. It offers: Les lignes de dissuasion Souvent rencontrées sur les routes étroites et sinueuses. Elles ...


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This is a so-called stop-line for the driver. This sign is an informational one, and isn't used without the traffic-lights or priority signs. By default, the driver must stop vehicle on road-cross near the traffic-lights, so the vehicle does not cross its imaginary line: But sometimes this line can be moved before or after the traffic-lights for the ...


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According to the Vienna Convention on Road Signs and Signals (http://www.unece.org/fileadmin/DAM/trans/conventn/signalse.pdf), Chapter IV, Article 26, paragraph 2 (a), a broken line can be used (i) "to demarcate lanes" or (ii) "to give warning of the approach to a continuous line ... or of the approach to another section of road presenting a particular ...


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The island of Euboea (Greek: Εύβοια, Evvia) driving-distance from Athens. Indeed, its main town Chalcis (or Chalkida) (Greek: Χαλκίδα, Halkida) is approximately 1 hour away from Athens, according to google maps. The island is scattered with beaches, some of which are quite amazing. For more inspiration, here is a top 5 list from the Greek Reporter, and here ...


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Traffic signs are there to regulate the traffic in case the traffic light is not working. This is a practice in many parts of the world. For example, in Australia, there are combined traffic-light & stop signs that work the same way. In Germany, the law regulates this also: Lichtzeichen gehen Vorrangregeln und Vorrang regelnden Verkehrszeichen ...


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They indicate that traffic will be slowing to leave the at the exit and extend to indicate that slower traffic will be entering. In Europe, it is not legal to overtake on the nearside, so it is a reminder for polite drivers to move out (if possible) to allow slowing traffic to leave and join. It is not illegal to cross them, but the gendarmes can always ...


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Angistri island is 55 mins away from the port of Piraeus with a flying dolphin. For timetables and prices, see here. I have no personal experience to be honest, but browsing on flickr photos it looks clean! Just my 2 cents ;-)



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