Driving overseas can be a nerve-racking experience for U.S. and Candian
motorists, especially in countries like Mexico and Italy where traffic may
be heavier and drivers more aggressive than they are in a city like Ottawa
or Des Moines.
Driving on the left (as in Britain, Ireland, and Australia) is another
challenge that can leave foreign motorists wishing they'd stuck with pub-
Before driving abroad, study these Web sites:
General Comments on the European Traffic Code
This site is a visual nightmare, but the information is helpful. Links
take you to pages with international traffic signs that you'll see in
many regions, not just Europe.
Click the "Chapters" link for exhaustive information on driving in
Europe. You can also rent a vehicle, buy insurance, or line up a
traveling companion on the rideshare board.
Visiting Britain: Car Hire and Travel
Rules, tips, and a plug for the invaluable London Parking Guide are