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A driving license has an absolutely different design and form depending on the country, its national language, and the region or state where it was issued. When travelling abroad you may find out that your domestic driving license fails to meet standards and is considered invalid. This would be an unpleasant surprise for you but you can avoid it by using to our services.

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American Samoa

  • International Driving License has no legal status.
Driving tips for American Samoa:
  • American Samoa drives on the left with overtaking on the right.
  • The minimum driving age in American Samoa is 16 years.
  • The speed limits are as follows: 24 km/h — in built-up areas, 40 km/h — on open roads.
  • Seat belt is a must for everyone!
  • Use special restraint systems approved by the U.S. Ministry of Transport to transport children under 3 years of age.For transportation of children aged 3-4, use corresponding restraint systems approed by the U.S. Ministry of Transport or seat belts.
  • Hands free is a must.
  • A driver who is going to turn to the right must yield the way to the transport approaching from the opposite direction.
  • You are not allowed to stop your car or park in front of the fire station or within 4.5 m of the fire hydrant.
  • You are not allowed to park where there is a space for the disabled.
  • You are not allowed to throw garbage out of the window.
  • The drink drive limit is 80 mg per 100 ml of blood.
  • The road signs are the same as in the USA.
  • There are no toll roads in American Samoa.
  • If you are going to drive on secondary roads, you'd better rent an all-wheel drive vehicle since the roads here look like a mass of gravel and dirt.
  • Avoid driving at night. This is extremely dangerous.
  • Roads in American Samoa are often flooded. Try to skip around the puddles since there may be potholes.
  • At intersections, preferential right-of-the-way may be represented with either "STOP" or "YIELD" signs.
Antigua and Barbuda

  • Not party to 1949 convention; International Driving License is honored.
  • Requires an International Driving License presentation to local police and payment of special registration upon arrival.
Driving tips for Antigua and Barbuda:
  • Try not to visit these Caribbean islands from July to October during hurricanes and tropical storms.
  • Seat belt is a must.
  • Drive on the left in Antigua and Barbuda.
  • The maximum allowed speed limit is 40 km/h on rural roads and 20 km/h on urban roads.
  • Always give way to pedestrians on zebra crossings.
  • The maximum allowed drink drive limit is 80 mg per 100 ml of blood.
  • There are no tolls on the local roads.
  • The minimum driving age is 18. The minimum rental age is 23.
  • Hands-free is a must.
  • There are no particular national laws on child safety on the the road. Thus, make sure your child is safe and sound. Use an appropriate child restraint system.
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Australia

  • International Driving License is recognized.
  • International Driving License recommended.
Driving tips for Australia:
  • Australia drives on the left side of the road.
  • The maximum allowed speed limit is 50 km/h on urban roads, 100 km/h on rural roads and 100-130 km/h on highways.
  • Seat belt is a must for all passengers. Otherwise, you may be fined up to $250.
  • The maximum allowed drink drive limit for Australia is 50 mg per 100 ml of blood.
  • You are allowed to use safety camera warning devices.
  • The minimum age to drive and rent a car is 18.
  • The third-party insurance is obligatory.
  • You are forbidden to use your mobile phone while driving.
  • Keep in mind that you must transport babies up to 6 months in a rear facing car seat. For babies from 6 months to 4 years, use a forward or rear facing seat. Children aged up to 4 years are allowed to sit in the front seats if transported in a two-seater car. Children aged 4-7 years must be transported in an appropriate booster cushion or forward facing seat. Keep in mind that children aged 4-7 years can travel in the front seats only if there are no more seats for them.
  • The majority of rental cars in Australia have automatic transmission.
  • If the speed limit is above 80 km/h, you are prohibited to occupy the right-hand lane on multilane roads.
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Bahamas

  • International Driving License is recognized.
  • National driving licenses in English are valid for 90 days.
Driving tips for the Bahamas:
  • Drive on the left in the Bahamas.
  • The minimum rental age is 21. The minimum driving age is 17.
  • You are not allowed to use a mobile phone while driving unless you have a hands-free set.
  • The maximum allowed drink drive limit is 80 mg per 100 ml of blood.
  • Roads in the Bahamas are toll-free.
  • Seat belt is a must.
  • The maximum permitted speed limit in the Bahamas is 40 km/h on urban roads and 75 km/h on rural roads.
  • Children under 12 are not allowed to sit in the front seats. Use an appropriate rear facing car seat to transport children who weigh less than 9 kg in the back seat of the car. For children who weigh up to 18 kg, use a suitable child seat. For children weighing more than 18 kg and no taller than 145 cm, use a booster cushion.
  • Don’t be surprised at the fact that in the Bahamas people use left-hand drive vehicles even though they drive on the left.
  • We recommend you to have a fire extinguisher and a first-aid kit in your car.
  • We recommend you to carry warning road triangles and a reflective vest in your car.
  • Avoid driving in stormy weather.
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Barbados

  • Requires an International Driving License presentation to local police and payment of special registration upon arrival.
Driving tips for Barbados:
  • In Barbados, people drive on the left side of the road.
  • The minimum rental age is 21.
  • There is no law concerning the maximum allowed drink drive limit.
  • Park your vehicle only where it is allowed.
  • Drivers along with the passengers should always fasten their seat belts.
  • You are not allowed to use a horn to scare the animals on the road.
  • Do not park near the bus stops, zebra crossings.
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Belize

  • International Driving License is recognized.
  • International Driving License recommended.
  • National driving licenses in English are valid for 90 days.
Driving tips for Belize:
  • According to the traffic law, in Belize only the passengers in the front seats should buckle up.
  • The maximum allowed drink drive limit is 80 mg per 100 ml of blood.
  • In Belize, you should drive on the right.
  • The maximum allowed speed limit on urban roads is 40 km/h, 60 km/h on rural roads and 90 km/h on highways.
  • Avoid driving at night since road conditions are quite challenging.
  • Mind the road bumps on your way.
  • The minimum age to drive in Belize is 18 while the minimum age to rent a car is 21.
  • Seat belt is a must for front-seat passengers.
  • Hands-free is a must.
  • There are no rules that regulate transportation of children in Belize.
  • Keep in mind that in Belize they use miles instead of kilometers to count the distance.
  • Turning to the right is allowed even if there is no appropriate indication.
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Bermuda

  • International Driving License has no legal status.
Driving tips for Bermuda:
  • There are very narrow roads in Bermuda.
  • In this country, people drive on the left.
  • The maximum permissible speed in Hamilton is 25 km/h, and in the rest of the territory - 35 km/h.
  • Please note that according to local laws, foreigners aren’t allowed to own, rent or drive a car. Instead, you will be offered to take a taxi, a bus or rent a motorcycle.
  • To rent a scooter in Bermuda, you don’t need to produce your domestic or international driver's license.
  • The minimum age for obtaining a driver's license is 18 years.
  • Allowable blood alcohol content is 0.08 ppm.
Botswana

  • International Driving License is recognized.
  • International Driving License is required. Also required for car hire.
Driving tips for Botswana:
  • Driving in Botswana is on the left side of the road.
  • The minimum age to drive is 18. You must be at least 18 to rent a car in Botswana.
  • The maximum allowed speed limit is 30 km/h in residential areas, 60 km/h in urban and rural areas, 100 km/h when you approach towns and villages and 120 km/h outside residential areas.
  • Seat belt is a must.
  • Hands-free kit is a must.
  • You’d better rent a 4x4 car since not all roads are paved.
  • Child restraint system is a must.
  • Do not drive after dark.
  • The best time to go to Botswana is from May to August.
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British Virgin Islands

  • International Driving License is recognized.
Driving tips for the British Virgin Islands:
  • Driving on the islands is left-hand.
  • The minimum age for obtaining a driver's license is 18 years.
  • The driver and passengers, don’t forget to wear seat belts!
  • Use special holding devices or seats for transporting children.
  • Motorcyclists are prohibited from riding without a helmet.
  • It is prohibited to use a phone while driving.
  • It is allowed to drive in the built-up area at a speed of no more than 32 km/h, outside the built-up area - at a speed of 80 km/h.
  • The maximum allowed blood alcohol content is 0.08 ppm.
  • The minimum age for renting a car is 25 years.
Brunei
Burundi
Cameroon
Canada
Caribbean Netherlands
Cayman Islands

  • Not party to 1949 convention; International Driving License is honored.
Driving tips for the Cayman Islands:
  • There is a left-hand traffic in the Cayman Islands.
  • Both the driver and passengers must wear seat belts.
  • Seat belts are also used for transportation of children of any age. If the child is younger than 14 years old, he/she must sit in the back seat.
  • It is prohibited to install a rear-facing child restraint on a seat with a frontal airbag.
  • The maximum allowable alcohol content is 100 mg per 100 ml of blood.
  • It’s forbidden to use a mobile phone if the car isn’t equipped with a wireless headset.
  • The driver must give way to the pedestrian on the pedestrian crossing.
  • You aren’t allowed to overtake if there is a solid or double white or yellow line in the center of the road.
  • Permitted speed on the islands varies from 40 to 80 km/h. There is a limit of 20 km/h near schools.
  • It is prohibited to use fog lamps.
  • Be careful when driving at night. The roads and roadsides on the island are narrow.
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China
Cook Islands

  • International Driving License has no legal status.
Driving tips for the Cook Islands:
  • There is a left-hand traffic on the islands.
  • The maximum allowed speed on roads is 50 km/h, and in built-up areas - 30 km/h.
  • You can move freely on local roads with a national driver's license. Exceptions are motorcyclists and scooter drivers. If you don’t have a national scooter or motorcycle license, you need to process it, and in addition, you must pass a driving test in a rental company and police. If you pass it successfully, you get a temporary license.
  • Motorcyclists/scooter drivers from 18 to 25 years old must wear a helmet.
  • Animals (mainly dogs and chickens) often run out to the roadway. Be extremely careful!
  • Coconut palms, as well as other trees along the road, also pose a threat, especially in case of strong wind gusts.
  • The following speed limits are adopted on the island: 50 km/h - on the island’s roads, 30 km/h - in the town of Avarua, Muri, as well as on the territory of educational institutions.
  • There are very few walking paths on the islands. Be careful!
Curacao
Cyprus
Dominica

  • Not party to 1949 convention; International Driving License is honored.
  • Requires an International Driving License presentation to local police and payment of special registration upon arrival.
  • International Driving License is recommended. Temporary local licence may be obtained based on national driving licence, but this may be time consuming and more expensive.
Driving tips for Dominica:
  • Drivers and passengers should fasten their seat belts.
  • The maximum allowed alcohol level in Dominica is 50 mg per 100 ml of blood.
  • The maximum allowed speed limit on public roads is 80 km/h, and up to 50 km/h in urban areas.
  • The minimum driving age is 18.
  • The third-party insurance is required.
  • Drive on the left side of the road.
  • All roads in Dominica are toll-free.
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Ethiopia
Falkland Islands

  • International Driving License has no legal status.
Driving tips for the Falkland Islands:
  • Within Stanley, you can drive at a speed of 40 km/h, and on other roads - at a speed of 60 km/h.
  • Road conditions and hurricane wind don’t have a positive impact on the traffic situation outside Stanley, especially on the way to the airport. Be careful!
  • Both passengers and drivers must wear a seat belt.
  • The maximum allowable blood alcohol content is 0.08 ppm.
  • If you decide to rent a car, give preference to the SUV.
  • There is a left-hand traffic on the islands.
Fiji

  • International Driving License is recognized.
Driving tips for Fiji:
  • Both the driver and his occupants must wear seat belts.
  • Driving in Fiji is on the left side of the road.
  • The maximum allowed drink drive limit is 80 mg per 100 ml of blood.
  • The maximum allowed speed limit on public roads is 60-80 km/h and 50 km/h in urban areas.
  • The minimum age to drive is 18.
  • You are prohibited to eat or drink while driving.
  • The third-party insurance is mandatory.
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French Southern and Antarctic Lands
Gambia

  • International Driving License is recognized.
  • International Driving License is recommended. Temporary local licence may be obtained based on national driving licence, but this may be time consuming and more expensive.
  • National driving licenses in English are valid for 90 days.
Driving tips for the Gambia:
  • Driving in the Gambia is on the right side of the road.
  • There is no limit for the alcohol you have drunk before getting behind the wheel.
  • The maximum allowed speed limit on highways is 70 km/h, 50 km/h on urban roads, and 25 km/h in school zones, near communities and hospitals.
  • The best time to visit the Gambia is from November to May when the rainy season is over.
  • Make sure you always have your International driving permit, national driving licence, registration documents and insurance at hand.
  • Hands-free is a must.
Ghana

  • International Driving License is recognized.
  • International Driving License recommended.
Driving tips for Ghana:
  • Ghana drives on the right side of the road.
  • The minimum age to drive in Ghana is 18.
  • You are prohibited to drive on the shoulder.
  • The maximum allowed alcohol level is 80 mg per 100 ml of blood.
  • Seat belt is a must.
  • On urban roads you are allowed to drive at a speed 30-50 km/h, on highways — 80 km/h.
  • Make sure you have the following tools in your car: two emergency road triangles, a first-aid kit, fire extinguisher, lamps and spare tyres.
  • In Ghana, you are not allowed to drive without stops for more than 4 hours. You should take some rest.
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Gibraltar

  • International Driving License is recognized.
Driving tips for Gibraltar:
  • The country has a right-hand traffic.
  • The maximum speed in urban areas is 30-50 km/h, outside urban areas and on the highway - 50 km/h.
  • The maximum permissible blood alcohol content is 0.05 ppm.
  • Car rental is available to persons over the age of 21.
  • There are toll roads in Gibraltar.
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Greenland
Grenada

  • Requires an International Driving License presentation to local police and payment of special registration upon arrival.
Driving tips for Grenada:
  • Grenada is a left-hand drive country.
  • Seat belt is a must.
  • The maximum allowed alcohol level is 80 mg per 100 ml of blood.
  • Keep in mind that there are no speed limits as well as speed limit signs in Grenada. The speed limits depend on road conditions.
  • The maximum rental age is 65.
  • There is enough space for free parking.
  • All roads in Grenada are toll-free.
  • The minimum age to drive a car is 18.
  • The minimum rental age is 21.
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Guam
Guernsey

  • Guernsey highly recommends an International Driving Permit.
  • Guernsey is an island country between England and France.
Here are some driving rules in Guernsey:
  • The country drives on the left side of the road.
  • The minimum driving age is 17 years old. You can rent a car if you are at least 20 years old.
  • Don't forget to fasten your seat belts.
  • You must use child-restraints for transporting children.
  • Hands-free is obligatory.
  • The legal drink drive limit is 80 mg per 100 ml of blood.
  • The maximum allowed speed is 20 km/h in urban areas and 35 km/h in rural areas.
  • Parking is free of charge.
  • Third-party insurance is a must.
  • When traveling in winter be sure to have winter tires. Always keep your emergency kit at hand.
Guyana

  • International Driving License is recognized.
  • International Driving License is recommended. Temporary local licence may be obtained based on national driving licence, but this may be time consuming and more expensive.
Driving tips for Guyana:
  • In Guyana, people drive on the left side of the road.
  • The minimum age to drive is 18 years.
  • The maximum allowed drink drive limit is 80 mg per 100 ml of blood.
  • Seat belt is a must.
  • You are prohibited to drive for more than 5 hours and a half. Make stops to take enough rest.
  • Transport children only in appropriate child restraints.
  • The maximum allowed speed limit is 50 km/h on urban roads and 100 km/h on highways.
Honduras

  • Not party to 1949 convention; International Driving License is honored.
  • Both International Driving License and Inter-American Driving Permit are recognized.
  • International Driving License recommended.
Driving tips for Honduras:
  • Both the driver and the passengers must buckle up.
  • The maximum allowed drink drive limit is 70 mg per 100 ml of blood.
  • The maximum allowed speed limit is 80 km/h for public roads and 40 km/h for urban roads.
  • The minimum driving age is 18.
  • You are prohibited to smoke when behind the wheel.
  • You are obliged to carry an emergency road triangle, a spare tyre and some basic driving tools.
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Hong Kong
India
Ireland
Israel
Jamaica

  • International Driving License is recognized.
Driving tips for Jamaica:
  • Seat belt is a must for driving in Jamaica.
  • The maximum allowed drink drive limit is 35 mg per 100 ml of blood.
  • The maximum allowed speed limit is 110 km/h on highways, 80 km/h on public roads and 50 km/h in urban areas (cities, villages).
  • The minimum age to drive a vehicle is 18.
  • Jamaica drives on the left.
  • Drive carefully at night.
  • Don’t be surprised at livestock walking on the road.
  • Avoid picking up a hitchhiker. You may get scammed.
  • Use your phone only if you have a hands-free kit.
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Jersey
Kenya
Kiribati

  • International Driving License is required.
Driving tips for Kiribati:
  • Driving in Kiribati is on the left side of the road.
  • The minimum driving age is 17 and 25 for public transport drivers.
  • The maximum allowed speed limit in urban areas is 40 km/h and 60 km/h for the rest.
  • Seat belt is a must.
  • The maximum allowed alcohol level is 80 mg per 100 ml of blood.
  • You are not allowed to use safety camera warning devices in your car.
  • Be careful driving at night. That can be dangerous due to limited visibility.
Lebanon
Lesotho

  • International Driving License is recognized.
  • International Driving License recommended.
Driving tips for Lesotho:
  • Buckle up or you risk being fined.
  • The maximum allowed alcohol level is 80 mg per 100 ml of blood.
  • The maximum allowed speed limit on public roads is 80 km/h, 100 km/h on highways and 50 km/h in urban areas.
  • To rent a car, you must be at least 21 years old.
  • Driving in Lesotho is on the left side of the road.
  • During the rainy season most of the roads turn into a big swamp, so consider renting a four-wheel drive car.
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Liberia

  • Not party to 1949 convention; International Driving License is honored.
  • International Driving License is recommended. Temporary local licence may be obtained based on national driving licence, but this may be time consuming and more expensive.
Driving tips for Liberia:
  • Liberia drives on the right side of the road.
  • Road conditions in Liberia are extremely poor. Thus, take this into account.
  • Stay away from the cars with worn-out tyres.
  • The maximum allowed drink drive limit is 75 mg per 100 ml of blood.
  • The minimum rental age is 25.
  • The maximum allowed speed limit in urban areas is 25-45 km/h, 80 km/h in rural areas and 100 km/h on highways.
  • Drive carefully at night. There is almost no street lighting in Liberia.
Malawi

  • International Driving License is recognized.
  • International Driving License recommended.
  • National driving licenses in English are valid for 90 days.
Driving tips for Malawi:
  • Driving in Malawi is on the left side of the road.
  • The maximum allowed drink drive limit is 80 mg per 100 ml of blood.
  • The maximum allowed speed limit is 50-60 km/h in urban areas, 80-100 km/h in rural areas and 100 km/h on highways.
  • The minimum rental age is 25.
  • There are no toll roads in Malawi.
  • Avoid driving at night.
  • Be prepared for the police force to stop your car on the checkpoints. Keep calm and be polite.
Malaysia
Malta
Marshall Islands

  • International Driving License has no legal status.
Driving tips for the Marshall Islands:
  • Drive on the right side of the road in the Marshall Islands.
  • Do not drive at night.
  • Keep in mind that the Marshall Islands sometimes suffer from flooding, cyclones and hurricanes.
  • The maximum allowed speed limit on urban roads is 40 km/h, 64 km/h on rural roads and highways.
  • There are no restrictions on children sitting in the front seat of the car.
  • Drink–driving in the Marshall Islands is not defined by BAC limit.
  • The minimum driving age is 18.
Mauritius
Micronesia

  • International Driving License has no legal status.
Driving tips for Micronesia:
  • Driving in Micronesia is on the right side of the road.
  • Overtake carefully.
  • Beware of wet roads.
  • Avoid driving at night.
  • There are no restrictions on children sitting on the front seat of the car.
  • The maximum allowed alcohol level is 50 mg per 100 ml of blood.
  • The maximum allowed speed limit in Micronesia is 40 km/h and 24 km/h in the proximity of school zones.
Montserrat

  • Not party to 1949 convention; International Driving License is honored.
  • Requires an International Driving License presentation to local police and payment of special registration upon arrival.
Driving tips for Montserrat:
  • In Montserrat, traffic flows on the left side with overtaking on the right.
  • Cars with no pneumatic tires are not allowed to pull out of the driveway.
  • The minimum motorcycle driving age is 16 years. To drive a car, you must be 18 years old.
  • Do not throw garbage out of the window.
  • The maximum allowed drink drive limit foк Montserrat is 80 mg per 100 ml of blood.
  • Within the city of Plymouth buses, trucks and tractors with/without trailer may not exceed the speed limit equal to 24 km/h. The maximum permitted speed limit for other transport means is 32 km/h. On other roads of Montserrat, buses and trucks may drive at a speed of 40 km/h, tractors with/without trailer — at a speed of 32 km/h, other types of vehicles may drive at a speed of 64 km/h.
  • At night, try to park your car as close to the left side of the road as possible in the direction of traffic.
  • It is not allowed to honk in any area of Montserrat from 9 pm till 5.30 am.
  • The number of passengers in a car must correspond to its capacity. Otherwise, a driver risk being fined.
  • Any vehicle must be fitted with a reflecting mirror.
  • Roads in Montserrat are narrow and steep. Be careful!
  • To drive animal-drawn vehicles and bicycles, you need a license.
Namibia
Nauru

  • International Driving License has no legal status.
Driving tips for Nauru:
  • Nauru drives on the left side of the road.
  • The maximum allowed speed limit is 50 km/h. However, at hospitals, churches and schools you are allowed to drive at a speed of 20 km/h.
  • Avoid driving at night.
  • You will be fined $200 if you and your passengers don’t wear seat belts.
  • Avoid dangerous driving.
  • Be extremely cautious when driving the loop highway.
Netherlands
New Zealand

  • International Driving License is recognized.
Driving tips for New Zealand:
  • The minimum permitted age to drive in New Zealand is 21.
  • New Zealand drives on the left side of the road.
  • Seat belt is a must.
  • The maximum allowed speed limit is 100 km/h on public roads and 50 km/h in urban areas.
  • The maximum permitted alcohol level is 80 mg per 100 ml of blood.
  • Using a mobile phone while driving is illegal.
  • You are prohibited to turn to the left on red traffic lights.
  • The minimum rental age is 21 years.
  • Keep in mind that children who are younger than five years must fasten their seat belts and sit in appropriate child restraints.
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Nigeria

  • International Driving License is recognized.
  • International Driving License is required.
Driving tips for Nigeria:
  • Driving in Nigeria is on the right side of the road.
  • The minimum age to drive is 18.
  • You are prohibited to eat and smoke when behind the wheel.
  • The maximum allowed speed limit in urban areas is 40 km/h.
  • The maximum permitted alcohol level is 50 mg per 100 ml of blood. Keep in mind that if intoxicated while driving you may be sentenced to prison for 2 years.
  • Hands-free is a must.
  • You are not allowed to drive a right-hand vehicle.
  • You are prohibited to drive and park by the side of the road.
  • Always give way to pedestrians at zebra crossings.
Niue
Northern Cyprus
Northern Mariana Islands
Pakistan
Palau
Palestine Autonomous
Papua New Guinea

  • International Driving License is recognized.
  • International Driving License is required for stays longer than 30 days.
Driving tips for Papua New Guinea:
  • Driving in Papua New Guinea is on the left side.
  • The minimum age to drive is 18.
  • Drivers and passengers must always buckle up.
  • Avoid driving in the country since the road conditions are far from great.
  • Keep an eye on your vehicle. Car hijacking is an ordinary thing. Furthermore, the natives enjoy throwing stones at vehicles.
  • The maximum permitted alcohol level is 80 mg per 100 ml of blood.
  • The maximum allowed speed limit is 60 km/h in urban areas and 75 km/h on rural roads.
  • Keep in mind that local drivers may be too emotional in case of a car accident. If they think you are the one to blame, they will throw stones at you and your car or even burn your vehicle. Thus, always stick to the driving regulations.
Philippines
Puerto Rico

  • International Driving License is recognized.
Driving tips for Puerto Rico:
  • Traffic in Puerto Rico moves on the right side.
  • The minimum driving age is 16 years.
  • The maximum drink drive limit is 80 mg per 100 ml of blood.
  • You are allowed to turn to the right on the red light.
  • Always buckle up!
  • In urban and school zones, you are allowed to drive at the speed of 40 km/h, on rural roads the maximum speed limit is 72 km/h, and on highways — 104 km/h.
  • It is not allowed to park on the sidewalk, zebra crossings, curbs, lawns, in front of a fire hydrant, fire station, at bus stops.
  • Traffic regulations of Puerto Rico differ little from that of the United States. The only significant difference is that road signs are all in Spanish.
  • The rush hours in Puerto Rico are at 8-10 am and at 4-6 pm.
  • Roads in Puerto Rico are windy, especially in the mountains.
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Rwanda
Saint Martin

  • International Driving License is recognized.
Driving tips for Saint Martin:
  • Saint Martin abides the French laws, thus, it drives on the right.
  • Road signs and markings look quite awful, thus, sometimes it may be too difficult to find a necessary address.
  • Roads in Saint Martin are narrow and windy. That's why we recommend you to exercise cautiousness behind the wheel.
  • Overtaking is on the left side of the road.
  • Always buckle up!
  • Children under 12 years of age are not allowed to sit in the front seat. To transport children under the age of 4, use restraint systems which correspond to the height and weight of a child.
  • The maximum drink drive limit in Saint Martin is 50 mg per 100 ml of blood.
  • Hands free is a must. Otherwise, you may be fined 730€.
  • Beware of livestock in remote areas of the island. Cattle crossing may provoke car accidents.
  • According to the local traffic rules and regulations a driver must yield the way to cows.
  • In rainy weather, the roads get slick. Be extremely alert and stick to the given speed limits.
  • Exercise cautiousness when parking in Philipsburg (the capital) and at airports. Tow trucks operate quite often. To recover your vehicle, you will have to pay heavy money.
  • Local drivers tend to honk at each other on the road. That's how they greet one another.
  • The maximum speed on open roads is 100 km/h, and 50 km/h in built-up areas.
  • Gas stations accept no credit cards. Thus, don't forget to take some cash with you.
Samoa

  • International Driving License is recognized.
Driving tips for Western Samoa:
  • Western Samoa drives on the left side of the road.
  • The minimum age to drive is 18.
  • Seat belt is a must.
  • The maximum speed limit is 40 km/h in the capital of Samoa and 56 km/h outside of it.
  • The maximum allowed drink drive limit is 80 mg per 100 ml of blood.
  • The minimum age for renting a car is 25.
San Marino
Seychelles
Sierra Leone

  • International Driving License is recognized.
  • International Driving License is required.
Driving tips for Sierra Leone:
  • Driving is on the right side of the road.
  • The minimum age to drive a car is 18, 16 is for motorcycles and 21 for public transport.
  • Stay sober in Sierra Leone. The maximum allowed drink drive limit is 80 mg per 100 ml of blood.
  • Buckle up.
  • Children who are younger than 5 years are prohibited to ride in the front seat.
  • The maximum allowed speed limit is 70 km/h on urban roads.
  • The third-party insurance is mandatory.
  • Make sure you carry an emergency road triangle.
  • Make sure you drive with the lights switched on starting from 7:00 p.m. as well as on a rainy or foggy day.
  • We recommend you not to visit Sierra Leone from May to September when the rainy season starts.
Singapore
Sint Maarten
Solomon Islands

  • International Driving License has no legal status.
Driving tips for the Solomon Islands:
  • The Solomon Islands drive on the left side of the road.
  • The maximum allowed drink drive limit is 80 mg per 100 ml of blood.
  • The maximum allowed speed limit on urban roads is 40 km/h and 60 km/h in the country.
  • You must be 21 to rent a car in the Solomon Islands.
  • Seat belt is a must for everyone.
Somaliland

  • International Driving License has no legal status.
Driving tips for Somaliland:
  • Driving in Mogadishu, Somaliland and Puntland is on the left side of the road.
  • The maximum urban speed limit in Somaliland is 40 km/h. The maximum rural speed limit is 60 km/h.
  • There is no national drink-driving law in Somaliland. Thus, there is no BAC drink drive limit officially accepted.
  • There is no national seat-belt law in Somaliland. It’s up to you whether to buckle up or not.
  • There are restrictions on children sitting in the front seat.
  • There is also no law on mobile phone use while behind the wheel.
  • Think twice before going to Somaliland.
South Africa
South Sudan
St. Kitts and Nevis

  • Not party to 1949 convention; International Driving License is honored.
  • Requires an International Driving License presentation to local police and payment of special registration upon arrival.
  • Both International Driving License and Inter-American Driving Permit are recognized.
Driving tips for St. Kitts and Nevis:
  • Driving in Saint Kitts and Nevis is on the left side of the road.
  • The minimum age to drive is 17.
  • The maximum allowed alcohol limit is 80 mg per 100 ml of blood.
  • Seat belt is a must for everyone.
  • Child restraints required.
  • The maximum permitted speed limit in residential areas is 40 km/h and 64 km/h in rural areas.
St. Lucia

  • International Driving License is recognized.
  • National licence or International Driving License should be presented to the police who will issue a visitors licence.
Driving tips for Saint Lucia:
  • In Saint Lucia, they drive on the left.
  • The maximum allowed speed limit is 50 km/h in urban areas and 80 km/h in rural areas.
  • The maximum permitted alcohol limit is 50 mg per 100 ml of blood.
  • The minimum driving age is 18.
  • When driving in St. Lucia ask everyone to buckle up. This is a must.
  • There are no laws that regulate the usage of child restraints. Thus, parents themselves should take care of child safety in the car.
  • You are prohibited to throw garbage out of the window of your car.
  • Avoid night driving.
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St. Vincent

  • International Driving License is recognized.
  • National licence or International Driving License should be presented to the police who will issue a visitors licence.
Driving tips for St. Vincent and the Grenadines:
  • Seat belt for those sitting in the front is a must.
  • The maximum allowed alcohol limit is 80 mg per 100 ml of blood.
  • The maximum allowed speed limit in urban areas is 32 km/h. The speed limit on public roads varies according to the conditions.
  • The minimum age for driving is 17 and 21 for renting a car.
  • The third-party insurance is obligatory.
  • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines drives on the right side of the road.
  • Avoid driving in bad weather.
  • Avoid night driving.
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Sudan
Swaziland

  • International Driving License is recognized.
  • Driving licences that do not incorporate a photograph must be accompanied by an International Driving License.
  • National driving licenses in English are valid for 90 days.
Driving tips for Swaziland:
  • Swaziland is a left-hand drive country.
  • The maximum allowed drink drive limit is 50 mg per 100 ml of blood.
  • The maximum permitted speed limit on urban roads is 60 km/h, 80 km/h on rural roads and 120 km/h on highways.
  • The minimum age to drive is 18. The minimum age to rent a car is 23.
  • Hands-free is a must.
  • Seat belt is a must.
  • There are no particular traffic rules concerning child safety.
  • There are no toll roads in Swaziland.
  • Avoid picking up a hitchhiker. Hijacking is also a common thing. Thus, be careful.
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Tanzania
Tokelau Islands

  • International Driving License has no legal status.
Driving tips for Tokelau Islands:
  • Tokelau drives on the left.
  • A drink drive limit is 80 mg per 100ml of blood.
  • The minimum driving age in Tokelau is 16 years.
  • There are few roads in Tokelau. Moreover, the islands have no airports, ports or harbours. The natives as well as tourists prefer to get around by walking or cycling. Travelling between the islands is either by boat or traditional canoe.
  • Tokelau is one of the most isolated places in the world. You must get a permit to enter Tokelau Islands not later than two weeks prior to your trip. A permit from the Immigration Authorities in Samoa is a must if you are going to leave and re-enter Samoa.To obtain this permit, you must have medical and police reports (30 and 100 tala respectively). The cost of permit is NZ$20. Then you must get an official permit from the mayor of the village allowing you to visit atolls. This procedure usually takes at least two weeks and sometimes even more.
  • Take into account that Tokelau motor vessel is often full. However, if you are strongly determined to visit Tokelau, you'd better take a one-way ticket to Samoa and wait until your permit is ready. Even if you already have a permit, have just a pair of weeks reserved to find a suitable berth on board of Tokelau motor vessel.
Tonga

  • International Driving License has no legal status.
Driving tips for Tonga:
  • Tonga drives on the left side of the road.
  • The maximum allowed alcohol level is 80 mg per 100 ml of blood.
  • The minimum driving age is 18.
  • You are prohibited to use a horn from 10:00 p.m. to 06:00 a.m. with the exception of extremely urgent cases.
  • Always give way to pedestrians. The same is about police cars, ambulance, etc.
Trinidad and Tobago

  • Only Inter-American Driving Permit is recognized.
  • National driving licenses in English are valid for 90 days.
Driving tips for Trinidad and Tobago:
  • Driving in Trinidad and Tobago is on the left side of the road.
  • Seat belt is a must at least for those who sit in the front seats.
  • The maximum allowed alcohol limit is 80 mg per 100 ml of blood.
  • The maximum permitted speed limit in residential areas is 55 km/h, 80 km/h on highways and 110 km/h on toll highways.
  • The minimum driving age in Trinidad and Tobago is 17. However, to rent a car, you must be at least 25.
  • Don’t be surprised at hand signals on the road. That’s a common practice.
  • You are not allowed to turn to the left if there is a stop signal.
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Turks and Caicos Islands

  • International Driving License has no legal status.
Driving tips for the Turks and Caicos Islands:
  • The Islands drive on the left.
  • The minimum driving age in the Turks and Caicos Islands is 17 years.
  • At intersections, you must give a way to the traffic from the right.
  • The maximum drink drive limit is 80 mg per 100 ml of blood.
  • Seat belts are compulsory for the driver and his passenger no matter where they sit.
  • The maximum speed limit in towns is 32 km/h, and outside the cities it is 64 km/h.
  • Main roads in cities and villages are in good condition. However, quite often secondary roads are not paved and with lots of potholes.
  • Car rental is available for drivers aged no less than 25 years. The maximum age for renting is 70 years.
Tuvalu

  • International Driving License has no legal status.
Driving tips for Tuvalu:
  • You must be over 25 to rent a car in Tuvalu.
  • Tuvalu drives on the left side of the road.
  • The maximum allowed speed limit on urban roads is 64 km/h.
  • The maximum permitted drink drive limit in Tuvalu is not defined by BAC limit.
  • There is no seat-belt law in Tuvalu.
  • There is no child restraints law in Tuvalu. Thus, make sure your child is safe and sound when on a car trip.
U.S. Virgin Islands
Uganda
United Kingdom
United States of America
Vanuatu
Zambia

  • International Driving License is recognized.
  • International Driving License recommended.
  • National driving licenses in English are valid for 90 days.
Driving tips for Zambia:
  • Zambia drives on the left side of the road.
  • The maximum allowed alcohol limit is 80 mg per 100 ml of blood.
  • Seat belt is a must.
  • The maximum allowed speed limit is 100 km/h on highways and 50-60 km/h on urban roads.
  • To drive in Zambia, you should be at least 18 years old.
  • The minimum rental age is 23.
  • Child restraint system is mandatory.
  • Make sure you have two emergency road triangles to be placed before and behind the car in case of an accident.
  • Fire extinguisher is a must.
  • Don’t forget to attach a reflective tape to the rear (red tape) and front (white tape) bumpers.
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Zimbabwe

  • International Driving License is recognized.
  • International Driving License is required. Also required for car hire.
Driving tips for Zimbabwe:
  • In Zimbabwe, they drive on the left.
  • Always buckle up.
  • The maximum allowed alcohol limit is 80 mg per 100 ml of blood.
  • The maximum permitted speed limit on public roads in Zimbabwe is 120 km/h and 60 km/h on urban roads.
  • Driving in Zimbabwe is allowed for those who are already 16 years of age. To rent a car, you should be at least 21. However, in some cases, rental agencies require you to be 23.
  • Only the parents decide whether to use any child restraints since there is no law concerning child safety in Zimbabwe.
  • Make sure you have two emergency road triangles, a reflective tape on the bumpers (a red one for the rear bumper and a white one for the front bumper) as well as a fire extinguisher.
  • Always give way to pedestrians.
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Spanish-speaking countries
Andorra
Argentina

  • International Driving License is recognized.
  • Both International Driving License and Inter-American Driving Permit are recognized.
  • International Driving License recommended.
Driving tips for Argentina:
  • Driving in Argentina is on the right side of the road.
  • Seat belt is a must for everyone.
  • The maximum permitted speed limit is 40-60 km/h on urban roads, 110 km/h on rural roads and 120-130 km/h on highways.
  • The maximum allowed alcohol limit is 50 mg per 100 ml of blood.
  • The minimum driving age is 18, the minimum rental age is 21.
  • Avoid driving at night.
  • Don’t leave your car in a poorly lit place. Otherwise, it may be hijacked.
  • For children under 12, use an appropriate restraint system.
  • Make sure you have two emergency road triangles, a tow rope, a first-aid kit, a fire extinguisher as well as a red reflective tape to be attached to the rear side of the car.
  • Hands-free is a must.
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Bolivia

  • Not party to 1949 convention; International Driving License is honored.
  • Both International Driving License and Inter-American Driving Permit are recognized.
  • International Driving License is required.
Driving tips for Bolivia:
  • Driving in Bolivia is right-hand.
  • To drive a car, a person should be at least 18 years old.
  • The permissible blood alcohol content is 0.07 ppm.
  • Car rental is available to persons who are at least 25 years old, with a driving experience of at least 1 year. In addition, you will need an insurance.
  • You can use your mobile phone only with a wireless headset.
  • In Bolivia, it is prohibited to make a U-turn in the following cases: i. at the intersection of the street and the road; ii. at pedestrian crossings; iii. in places with a prohibition sign.
  • You are not permitted to blind oncoming cars.
  • It’s prohibited to honk in the evening and at night in built-up areas. You can do this only during the day and only in emergency situations.
  • You mustn’t drive in a neutral gear.
  • Bolivia has the following speed limits: 10 km/h - near schools and military facilities, 20 km/h - on road sections with pedestrians, 80 km/h - on the highway, 70 km/h - on country roads.
  • Don’t forget to take an emergency stop sign with you to Bolivia.
  • Always give way to pedestrians.
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Chile

  • International Driving License is recognized.
  • Both International Driving License and Inter-American Driving Permit are recognized.
  • International Driving License is required.
Driving tips for Chile:
  • Chile is a right-hand drive country.
  • Beware of rush hours in Chile from 7 to 9 a.m. and 4 to 7 p.m.
  • Seat belt is a must.
  • The maximum permitted alcohol level is 30 mg per 100 ml of blood.
  • In urban areas the maximum allowed speed limit is 40-60 km/h, on rural roads it is 100 km/h and on highways — 100-120 km/h.
  • The minimum driving age in Chile is 18 and the minimum rental age is 21.
  • Make sure you have a hands-free kit.
  • For children under 4, use an appropriate car seat. If a child is under 12, make sure he/she sits in the rear seat and buckles up.
  • If you are going to go to Chile, keep in mind that you must have the third-party insurance as well as the public liability cover.
  • Avoid bribing!
  • You are prohibited to smoke behind the wheel.
  • Hands-free is a must.
  • Traffic signs are all in Spanish.
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Colombia

  • Not party to 1949 convention; International Driving License is honored.
  • Both International Driving License and Inter-American Driving Permit are recognized.
  • International Driving License is required.
Driving tips for Colombia:
  • In Colombia, they drive on the right.
  • Seat belt is a must.
  • The maximum allowed drink drive limit is 40 mg per 100 ml of blood.
  • The maximum allowed speed limit in urban areas is 60 km/h, 80 km/h in rural areas and 100 km/h on highways.
  • The minimum age to drive is 18 and 23 to rent a car.
  • There are no particular rules concerning child safety in the car. Thus, parents should provide safety for their children.
  • Speed bumps are almost everywhere in Colombia. Be careful!
  • Keep in mind that on highways you should drive with the dipped headlights on all day long.
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Costa Rica

  • Not party to 1949 convention; International Driving License is honored.
  • Both International Driving License and Inter-American Driving Permit are recognized.
Driving tips for Costa Rica:
  • Driving in Costa Rica is on the right side of the road.
  • Seat belt is a must.
  • The maximum allowed alcohol limit is 75 mg per 100 ml of blood.
  • You must drive at a speed of 80 km/h on rural roads, 80-100 km/h on dual highways, 45 km/h in residential areas and 25 km/h at schools.
  • The minimum driving age in Costa Rica is 18 and 25 if you want to rent a car.
  • Always give way to pedestrians.
  • Be careful driving at night.
  • The locals are well known for their careless driving. Drive smart and it will help you to avoid many problems.
  • Hands-free is a must.
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Cuba

  • International Driving License is recognized.
Driving tips for Cuba:
  • Cuba is a right-hand drive country.
  • The minimum driving age is 18.
  • Seat belt is a must.
  • If your child is younger than 2 years of age, make sure you are using an appropriate restraint system. Children under 12 years are prohibited to travel in the front seat.
  • The maximum allowed speed limit on highways is 90 km/h, 60 km/h on rural roads and 50 km/h on urban roads. Slow down to 40 km/h when you approach a school.
  • You are prohibited to drink and drive in Cuba. The maximum permitted alcohol level is 0 mg per 100 ml of blood.
  • Beware of cyclists who practice riding in the middle of the road.
  • Night driving can be tough due to pedestrians bustling in and out.
  • Keep in mind that if the oncoming vehicle flashes its lights at you, that means that there is traffic police ahead.
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Dominican Republic

  • International Driving License is recognized.
  • Both International Driving License and Inter-American Driving Permit are recognized.
  • National driving licenses in English are valid for 90 days.
Driving tips for the Dominican Republic:
  • Driving in the Dominican Republic is on the right side of the road.
  • Make sure you have liability insurance.
  • Seat belt is a must.
  • The maximum allowed alcohol limit is 30 mg per 100 ml of blood.
  • The maximum allowed speed limit on public roads is 80 km/h, in residential areas — 40-60 km/h and 120 km/h on highways.
  • If you are a traveler to the Dominican Republic, beware of careless and aggressive drivers.
  • Avoid driving at night.
  • There is no state law concerning child safety in the Dominican Republic.
  • You can rent a car if you are 25 to 80 years old.
Ecuador

  • International Driving License is recognized.
  • Both International Driving License and Inter-American Driving Permit are recognized.
Driving tips for Ecuador:
  • Ecuador drives on the right side of the road.
  • Seat belt is a must for everyone.
  • The maximum allowed drink drive limit is 70 mg per 100 ml of blood.
  • The maximum permitted speed limit is 50 km/h on urban roads. If you exceed this speed limit, you will be imprisoned.
  • When driving a curvy road, the maximum speed limit is 60 km/h.
  • You should be at least 25 years old to rent a car in Ecuador.
  • Beware of cyclists who practice riding in the middle of the road.
  • Avoid night driving.
  • Do not accelerate if the traffic light turns yellow.
  • We strongly recommend you not to pick up hitchhikers, especially female ones.
  • If you got into a car crash, you will be arrested no matter if you are guilty or not. Keep this in mind and drive defensively.
El Salvador

  • Not party to 1949 convention; International Driving License is honored.
  • Both International Driving License and Inter-American Driving Permit are recognized.
  • International Driving License recommended.
Driving tips for El Salvador:
  • Driving in El Salvador is on the right side of the road.
  • The maximum allowed alcohol limit is 50 mg per 100 ml of blood.
  • Seat belt is a must for front seat passengers.
  • The minimum driving age is 18 and the minimum rental age is 21.
  • The maximum allowed speed limit on urban roads is 50 km/h, 90 km/h on rural roads and 90 km/h on highways.
  • Hands-free is a must.
  • According to Salvadoran law, a child who is under 12 is not allowed to sit in the front seat. However, there are no particular requirements for the type of child restraint required. Parents should provide safety for their children.
  • Avoid picking up hitchhikers.
  • Avoid night driving.
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Equatorial Guinea
Guatemala

  • International Driving License is recognized.
  • Both International Driving License and Inter-American Driving Permit are recognized.
  • International Driving License recommended.
Driving tips for Guatemala:
  • Guatemala is a right-hand drive country.
  • The maximum allowed alcohol limit is 80 mg per 100 ml of blood.
  • Seat belt is a must.
  • The maximum allowed speed limit is 50 km/h in urban areas, 80 km/h on rural roads and 110 km/h on highways.
  • The minimum age to drive is 18 and 21 if you want to rent a car.
  • Hands-free is a must.
  • Avoid night driving.
  • Do not pick up hitchhikers.
  • There are no laws concerning child safety in the car. Thus, provide safety for your child.
  • Beware of speed bumps without markings.
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Mexico

  • Not party to 1949 convention; International Driving License is honored.
  • Both International Driving License and Inter-American Driving Permit are recognized.
  • International Driving License recommended.
Driving tips for Mexico:
  • Mexico drives on the right side of the road.
  • The maximum allowed drink drive limit is 80 mg per 100 ml of blood.
  • The maximum permitted speed limit on urban roads is 30-70 km/h, 90 km/h on rural roads and 100-120 km/h on highways.
  • Always buckle up.
  • The minimum age to drive is 18 and 23 to rent a car.
  • Hands-free is a must.
  • Have a good map.
  • There is no law that regulates child safety on the road. You are to provide safety for children in the car. If you are transporting a child under three years of age, let him/her sit in rear facing seat on the front seat. Don’t forget to disable the airbag first. Children who are older are recommended to sit in the back seat. Use a booster cushion and don’t forget about the seat belts.
  • The third-party insurance is mandatory.
  • Driving at night is not recommended.
  • Avoid picking up hitchhikers.
  • While waiting at the traffic lights, make sure you have locked your car and closed the windows.
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Nicaragua

  • Not party to 1949 convention; International Driving License is honored.
  • Both International Driving License and Inter-American Driving Permit are recognized.
  • International Driving License recommended.
Driving tips for Nicaragua:
  • Driving in Nicaragua is on the right side of the road.
  • Seat belt is a must.
  • The maximum allowed drink drive limit is 50 mg per 100 ml of blood.
  • The minimum age to drive is 18 and 25 to rent a car.
  • The speed limits in Nicaragua are as follows: on urban roads — 45 km/h, on rural roads — 60 km/h and 100 km/h on highways.
  • Children under 12 must be transported in the rear seat of the car. Thus, use an appropriate child restraint system.
  • There are no toll roads in Nicaragua.
  • Be extremely attentive on the road since there are many animals and reckless pedestrians on the road.
  • Speed bumps have no markings. Thus, drive carefully.
  • Instead of horns, Nicaraguan drivers prefer to use hand signals.
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Panama

  • Not party to 1949 convention; International Driving License is honored.
  • International Driving License recommended.
  • National driving licenses in English are valid for 90 days.
span>Driving tips for Panama:
  • In Panama, they drive on the right side of the road.
  • Seat belt is a must.
  • Drink driving in Panama is legally prohibited. Thus, the drink drive limit is 0 mg per 100 ml of blood. If you risk driving a car under the influence of alcohol, you will be fined heavily or even go to jail.
  • The maximum allowed speed limit on public roads is 80 km/h and up to 50 km/h on urban roads.
  • According to the law, you are not prohibited to use speed safety camera warning devices.
  • Texting and talking while behind the wheel is prohibited.
  • Avoid night driving.
  • Be prepared for frequent police roadblocks.
  • Roads in Panama are of poor condition. Thus, to be on a safe side, stick to the speed limits.
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Paraguay

  • International Driving License is recognized.
  • Both International Driving License and Inter-American Driving Permit are recognized.
  • International Driving License recommended.
Driving tips for Paraguay:
  • Driving in Paraguay is on the right side of the road.
  • Seat belt is a must.
  • The maximum allowed alcohol limit is 80 mg per 100 ml of blood.
  • There are the following speed limits in Paraguay: 80 km/h on public roads, 50 km/h on urban roads and 110 km/h on highways.
  • The minimum age for those who want to drive is 18 and for those who want to rent a car is 21.
  • There are no laws concerning child safety. The parents should take care of their children and use child restraint systems and booster cushions.
  • There are almost no road signs in Paraguay. Thus, drive carefully.
  • Paraguay also lacks speed limit signs. The only rule here is trying to drive with the same speed as the vehicles around you.
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Peru

  • International Driving License is recognized.
  • Both International Driving License and Inter-American Driving Permit are recognized.
Driving tips for Peru:
  • In Peru, they drive on the right.
  • Seat belt is a must.
  • The maximum allowed alcohol limit is 50 mg per 100 ml of blood.
  • The minimum age to drive is 18. If you want to rent a car, you must be at least 23.
  • The maximum allowed speed limit is 90 km/h on public roads, 50 km/h on rural roads and 100 km/h on highways.
  • There are no laws concerning child safety on the road. Thus, make sure your children stand secure. Think ahead about an appropriate child restraint system.
  • Avoid night driving.
  • There are few traffic lights in Peru.
  • Hands-free is a must.
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Sahrawi Republic

  • International Driving License has no legal status.
Driving tips for the Sahrawi Republic:
  • The Sahrawi Republic drives on the right.
  • Along the shore there is a motorway heading from Morocco toward Mauritania and further toward Senegal. The road is paved. There is no border control upon entry from Morocco. However, there are checkpoints near each settlement where officers stop the cars heading southwards and check the documents.
  • In the Sahrawi Republic, you are not allowed to drink and drive.
  • There are many unpaved roads in the country. If you finally decide to rent a car, you'd better choose an offroader.
  • Road safety in the Sahrawi Republic still requires much improvement. Beware of the landmines. Be alert and do not drive into remote areas.
  • Avoid off-road driving.
  • Avoid driving at night.
  • The maximum permitted speed on urban roads is 60 km/h.
Spain
Uruguay

  • Only Inter-American Driving Permit is recognized.
Driving tips for Uruguay:
  • Driving in Uruguay is on the right side of the road.
  • Seat belt is a must.
  • The minimum age to drive is 18 and 23 to rent a car.
  • The maximum allowed alcohol limit is only 30 mg per 100 ml of blood.
  • The maximum permitted speed limit is 90/110 km/h on public roads and highways, and 50 km/h on urban roads.
  • According to Uruguayan law, children under 12 must not sit in the front seat. There are no regulations concerning the use of any child restraints.
  • Keep in mind that you are obliged to drive with dipped headlights no matter whether it is day or night.
  • Drive with both hands on the wheel.
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Venezuela

  • International Driving License is recognized.
  • Both International Driving License and Inter-American Driving Permit are recognized.
Driving tips for Venezuela:
  • Venezuela is a right-hand drive country.
  • Seat belt is a must.
  • The maximum permitted drink drive limit is 80 mg per 100 ml of blood.
  • The maximum allowed speed limit on public roads is 80 km/h, 60 km/h in the city and 120 km/h on highways.
  • To drive a car, you must be at least 18 and 21-23 to rent a car.
  • Venezuela has no law concerning child safety on the road. Thus, provide safety for your children.
  • Before going to Venezuela, put a warning road triangle and a wheel block in your car.
  • There are no toll roads in Venezuela.
  • Keep in mind that if you give way to pedestrians, it may result in a car accident or a conflict between drivers.
  • Venezuelan police may stop you and ask to tell the number of chassis. Thus, be prepared for it.
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Western Sahara

  • Western Sahara is not affiliated in the 1949 Geneva Convention.
  • You can use your national driver’s license in Western Sahara. There is no need to secure an international driving permit.
  • Western Sahara is a territory in North Africa that is highly disputed.
Driving tips for Western Sahara:
  • In Western Sahara, all traffic drives on the right side of the road.
  • Be careful when traveling to Western Sahara. There is a high level of terrorism. Roads are in poor condition. There are a lot of unexploded land mines in remote areas.
  • If you are self-driving you should ensure that your vehicle as spare fuel, water and other provisions in case of a breakdown.
  • You need to be at least 18 to rent a car in Western Sahara. If you’re a young motorist, many rental providers will charge an extra daily fee and limit the kinds of vehicles you’re able to rent.
  • To rent a car in Western Sahara, one will need a valid driver’s license and a credit card in one's name.
  • You can drive in Western Sahara with your U.S. driver's license on the condition that your license is valid. But think about getting an International Driving Permit anyway.
  • Speed limits range from 60 km/h to 120 km/h in Laâyoune-Sakia El Hamra and are heavily enforced. Built-up areas usually have a maximum speed of 60 km/h, unless stated otherwise.
  • Seat belts must be worn when the vehicle is in motion.
  • Hands-free is a must.
  • The drink drive limit is 20 mg per 100 ml of blood.
  • You are allowed to turn on a red light.

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  • German
  • Greek
  • Hebrew
  • Hindi
  • Hungarian
  • Icelandic
  • Indonesian
  • Irish
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Javanese
  • Kazakh
  • Khmer
  • Korean
  • Kyrgyz
  • Lao
  • Latvian
  • Lithuanian
  • Macedonian
  • Malay
  • Maltese
  • Mongolian
  • Nepali
  • Norwegian
  • Pashto
  • Persian
  • Polish
  • Portuguese
  • Punjabi
  • Romanian
  • Russian
  • Serbian
  • Sinhala
  • Slovak
  • Slovenian
  • Spanish
  • Swahili
  • Swedish
  • Tajik
  • Tamil
  • Thai
  • Turkish
  • Turkmen
  • Ukrainian
  • Urdu
  • Uzbek
  • Vietnamese

With the DLT you will overcome any language barriers and will be able to easily drive worldwide. It doesn’t matter what foreign country you are going to visit, as you can rent a car all around the world with the International Driver Document (IDD). If you are stopped while driving, show both your International Driving License (IDL) and your domestic driving license. You will also have a translation book and can show it if needed.

You need to fill out a simple application form and apply online if you want to get the International Driving Permit (IDP). We need only to obtain some personal information: your domestic driving license ID, your personal info, your address and a photo of you.

We have a nice price, so traveling in comfort without problems with renting or taking a car will not cost you a fortune.

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