Driving in the City
Driving your hire car in the city can be a challenge. When youre on holiday, unfamiliar roads and traffic systems add to the usual stress of city driving, and the experience can become quite nerve-wracking at times, especially in countries where not all drivers are good at signalling their intentions.
Driving a hire car in Italy for example, can sometimes be testing. It can sometimes seem as if Italians drive all over the place and keep too close to the cars ahead, so just take it slow and be observant when driving in places such as Rome, Naples and Milan.
In contrast, driving a hire car in locations like Los Angeles and San Diego is easy. Roads are wide, speed limits sensible and you dont have to worry about roundabouts, although rush hour traffic is as congested here as it is anywhere else, so try to avoid driving at these times.
Foreign signs can be confusing if youre unfamiliar with them, so when hiring a car in places such as Berlin, Madrid, Nice or Paris, make sure that you know what the road signs mean before starting out.
Here are some tips for driving your hire car in the city:
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