Every country has its own regulations and driving practices. Driving in France will be made easier if you are aware of the common practices and the basic legal requirements described below.
Complete with 950,000 kilometers (600,000 miles) of well maintained roads, including 11,000 km (6,800 miles) of motorways, France has one of Europe's busiest and most efficient road networks, offering excellent connections to the rest of Western Europe.
The French are notorious for their fast driving and you will need to pay some extra attention particularly in and around Paris. Driving on the right hand side of the road also calls for extra concentration, particularly when you are pulling away from a parking space or petrol station but it is surprising how quickly British drivers adapt to this change.
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