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The short answer is yes, larger trucks like moving trucks will be required to go through a weigh station in some states; AAA has a guide to weigh station requirements in Canada and the United States, and you should also ask the agency you are renting from. You will not necessarily have to stop at the weigh station for an inspection, as modern weigh stations ...


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When it's open, you're allowed to cross the line. Source (Dutch). I had never actually heard that before, so I assume everybody else reasons the same way I did: it's an open lane, you're obviously supposed to use it as a perfectly normal lane, so the fact that it can only be reached by crossing an uncrossable line must be a visual illusion that can be ...


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Renting Winter-Equipped Cars in Italy I think it is actually possible to rent a car, equipped for winter road travel, in Italy. Indeed, Hertz agrees with me: To help you enjoy safer, more reliable and more comfortable journeys, we offer a range of winter driving accessories: Winter tyres - for significantly improved handling and stopping ...


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In Austria (and in Germany!), it's actually not mandatory to have winter tires or any form of special equipment if the road is in good conditions. The rule only kicks in in “winter conditions” (“winterliche Fahrbahnverhältnisse”), i.e. if there is actually snow or ice on the pavement. Except if you are driving in the middle of the night on a day with heavy ...


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Are you sure that the Italian car rental agency does not offer cars with winter tires? I really doubt that, because also in Italy it gets very cold in the winter and there will be snow on the roads. Maybe the cars have all year tires? Have you already talked to the car rental agency? Considering the vignette: In Switzerland you pay 40 Swiss francs for 1 ...


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My experiences in Baja and BCS have run directly contrary to the folklore about corruption in Mexico. I drove the peninsula, eschewing warnings against driving at night, with only a few regrets. It is a much longer drive than it appears on a map. Infrastructure is uneven. You may assume that it's a very relaxed, two day trip if you're accustomed to the ...


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Can you check with rental companies if they offer Snow Chains as an option? If not, you may buy them yourself (prices start from 50-60 euros). According to austria.info "Mandatory Winter Equipment" , you should be ok since winter tires or tire chains are required only if winter conditions arise. You can mount them at occurrence. Be aware that a "vignette" ...


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Due to my personal experience, I would avoid driving for such a long stretch in Morocco. If the road quality has improved, the skills of the local drivers have not. I can assure you their driving style is very different that what you might be used to: agressive and unsafe. Moreover, the fact that you don't know the road also means you will be driving even ...


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In recent years the road has been sealed, so it's a lot better. It can be done in one day, according to Wikitravel, and indeed, Google Maps suggests 7 hours 27 minutes. If you don't want to drive that far or for that long in one day, you could consider a bus transfer which are estimated to take eight hours.



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