Driving in France: Four rules of the road

Stay within the law in France and avoid big on the spot fines

Bags packed? Check. Excitement levels at fever pitch? Check. Ready to hit the open road? You sure? There are some important things to remember about driving in France, but don’t worry, because this handy video should provide the info you need to stay on the right side of the law.

French Rules Of The Road

Stay within the law in France and avoid big on the spot fines.

Rule #1 - Speed limits are strictly enforced and are lower when it’s raining.

Rule #2 - Camera alerts are illegal so switch them off.

Rule #3 - Drink drive limits are much lower and you must carry a breathalyser.

Rule #4 - If you break down you must have a high-vis jacket and a warning triangle.

But most of all enjoy your trip!

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