Driving Rules & Tips :
Traffic travels on the left. Cars are equipped with the steering wheel
on the right hand side of the vehicle.
Speed limits in UK are as follows: City 30mph/48kph Open Roads 60mph/96kph
Gasoline is often called petrol in the UK. Some gas stations found
along the expressways 24 hours open.
There are no toll highways in the UK.
There are meters where you can buy a ticket and display this on your
windshield. When there is a red line painted on the curb or a double
yellow line, parking is prohibited.
1. Look at maps and plan your route thoroughly. Check for online
maps and route planning systems.
2. Get the car checked especially the filters, belts, and
fluid levels and have the oil changed. Don't wait until the last
minute, it may take time to get an appointment, and parts may need
to be ordered. You also want some time to drive around town and
make sure that whatever they fixed stays fixed.
3. Pack an emergency kit in your car. Include motion sickness
medication if anyone in your group suffers from it. Remove any items
from the car that you won't need on your trip.
4. Check your plates, registration, and insurance information
to make sure they are all valid. Be sure to place your insurance
company's emergency contact number in your car.
5. Check your insurance for expiration dates and coverage
for your automobile.
There are large number of Car Rental companies operating at the
UK airport. For those wanting to Rent a Car can be arranged on
arrival at the airports.