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Driving After Overseas Automobile Shipping

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Driving After Overseas Automobile Shipping

If you’re going overseas for an extended vacation, or even to study or work, there’s nothing easier than using automobile shipping to bring your own car with you. But once the automobile shipping company has delivered your car to your new home, it’s smart to be prepared for driving in a foreign country.

First of all, traffic laws can be very different from country to country. Be sure to read up on local traffic laws and signage before taking your car on the road. When driving after overseas automobile shipping, pay extra attention to the speed limit. In Europe, for example, when the speed limit signs read 100, it means 100 kilometers per hour, not miles! It’s also wise to make sure you have up-to-date maps in your vehicle at all times after overseas automobile shipping. Also be sure to have a language handbook with you with helpful phrases, in case you need to communicate with somebody about your car or your route. Last, but not least, remember to check on gas prices while preparing to drive after overseas automobile shipping. Prices look very different in liters than they do in gallons, so calculate metric prices before you refuel.

   

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