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You're viewing the code in your mind incorrectly. For any individual driver in a vehicle, there is the road they are on, and there is the roundabout, period. You don't consider any of the other roads. Your intersection is the one the road you are on to the roundabout. As illustrated, the intersection is not the entire round-about (left), but only where your ...


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Stelvio pass is very close to Pass Umbrail. In fact you almost pass through Pass Umbrail when entering Stelvio from one direction. Pass Umbrail connects to the Val Müstair, which, if you drive uphill, connects with the Pass dal Fuorn also know as the Ofenpass in German. This pass is in and around the beautiful Swiss National Park which has excellent day ...


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Wikipedia in German has an extensive list of alpine passes. There are similar links in English and French but the German one can easily be superimposed on Open Street Maps, Google Maps or Bing Maps. You could use those maps to explore by yourself. A few notable passes are: The Iséran, Galibier, Umbrail and the Stelvio itself, because of their high ...


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A little bit further away (but still in the couple hours limit would be the Grimsel and the Furka pass roads. The picture shows the view from the Grimsel pass road on the Furka pass road. If you cross the Grimsel, you will have quite a nice view on a lake and you can visit a fortress that's build there. From there back to Italy (via Ticino), you could ...


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Just recently visited France, and I was worried about a similar case (rental car website indicated I should have an IDP). I called the actual rental office and they said they'd be fine with my US drivers license. In fact, they mentioned that while the IDP may even be required, enforcement simply doesn't happen. If you are renting a car - talk to the ...


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When I discovered mine expired (in Sri Lanka of all places...), I prepared a simple document authorizing a family member to receive a new one from the local Automobile Association. I emailed the document to my proxy along with a scan of my driver's license. He printed it out, went there, showed them the document (which was not verifiable AT ALL), and got the ...


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Since all the romanian politicians agreed Romania does not need motorways/freeways, these are short and far apart. So, plan for an average of 60Km/h (37mph) on most roads. The main roads between larger cities were upgraded to expressways in the last 10 years but since it is an upgrade, you'll often find bicycles, tractors, horse-drawn carriages on them. If ...



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