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Driving in Italy
The minimum age to drive in Italy is 18 years. Children under the age of 4 must be seated in a special restraint. The use of seat belts is mandatory both for front and rear seat passengers. Non European licenses and old style green European licenses must be accompanied by an International Driving Permit.
Expressways 130 KPH
Main Roads Outside City 110 KM/H
Outside the City 90 KM/H
In the City 50 KM/H
Expressway speeds are reduced to 110 kph (68 mph) during Saturday and Sunday, the Thursday before Easter through the Wednesday after, midweek national holidays, 20 December to 7 January, and from the Saturday before the second Sunday in July through the first Sunday in September.
Drinking and Driving in Italy
The legal blood alcohol limit is 80 mg in all of Italy.
Parking is on the right side of the road. Blue Zone or Zona Disco parking has a limited time periods. When parking in these zones from 9am to 2.30pm and 4pm-8pm Mon-Sat (except holidays) your vehicle must display a parking disc. These parking spaces are usually limited to one hour. In Rome, a sign reading zona tutelato indicates that parking is prohibited from 7.30am to 6.30pm on weekdays. Although surprising to many North Americans, punishment for violating this ordinance may include a prison sentence.
Here are some telephone numbers you may find useful during your trip in Rome.
Carabinieri (Military Police): 112
Questura (Police Headquarters): 055 49771
Fire Brigade: 115
Urban police Emergency calls: 055 328 333
ACI car breakdown service: 116
Medical emergency service: 118
Road Tips for Italy
Always carry your driving licence, vehicle registration document (V5), and certificate of motor insurance. If your licence does not incorporate a photograph ensure you carry your passport to validate the licence. If the vehicle is not registered in your name, carry a letter from the registered owner giving you permission to drive.
1 Mile = 1.61 kilometres
( Generally speedometers in Italy show both MPH and KPH. )
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