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Driving in France.... Is this true?

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poppyseed · 01/08/2005 22:22

Have been told that you must drive in 30mph (or equivalent) zones with headlights on and that you must carry a spare pair of glasses if you need them for driving. Can't see half the French doing this never mind the tourists. Has anyone else heard this? Anyone know where I can check it out?

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Janh · 01/08/2005 22:28

There are a couple of pdf documents about European driving on AA website .

Will have a look for a summary somewhere.


Janh · 01/08/2005 22:30


Doesn't mention specs - replacement bulbs recommended but not compulsory - headlights in poor visibility.


Caligula · 01/08/2005 22:32

Heard something recently about having to carry a fire extinguisher.


poppyseed · 03/08/2005 14:07

Excellent - thanks for your help here .
The source that I had the original info from was the RAC. Can't help but think that they may have had it ......wrong?

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