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In my opinion in general it is best to drive on the slowest lane possible with your desired speed, i.e. if the slow lane is moving at the speed limit then just drive there. In many European countries this is actually illegal to drive on the faster lane if there is space on the slower lane (e.g. Germany). This way you are not blocking people who want to drive ...


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a good solution for renting a car. Forget the car. You want a rather serious 4WD truck - not an Urban Explorer POS that can barely mount a curb. Although a car would probably be ok until Edmonton or Grande Prairie assuming it has all-season tires. Toronto does not normally mount all-season tires. Since you have clearly not done this before, you will ...


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You can even get an IDP from AAA via Mail! The application form is at their website I don't know if they would mail it to Spain, but if you have someone in the US to go to them with the filled form and all the requirements (passport photos and copy of drivers license) he will get the IDP and can express mail it to you! If not, your best chance is to just ...


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Europe, in general, will accept any roman-alphabet license from a respectable country. Germany specifically says so, England specifically says they will accept most licenses printed in English. Rental car companies are likely to be flexible with English-language licenses, less flexible with Polish (unless the counter staff is Polish) and will decline ...


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Generally speaking there is no Fast and Slow lanes on most highways in California or any other state for that matter unless specifically indicated by the lane speed limit, if you're referring to driving in the left lane on a multi-lane highway it doesn't necessarily mean that you will or should be driving faster then the one on the right. There is a law in ...


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To vastly overgeneralize, most people consider posted speed limits in the United States to be too slow. All things being equal (good weather etc), it's expected that you drive about 10 mph over the speed limit, and police generally ignore people who do. In a few states, notably Texas, this is enshrined in law, and you can exceed the speed limit and ...


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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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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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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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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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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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