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How to register a car in France

Richard Hammond, founder of French Connections HCB, inherited his love of cars from his father who used to restore them for a living. No wonder …

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Registering a UK car in France

When you’re researching how to register your British registered vehicle in France, you will notice that two documents are frequently mentioned: the Certificat de Conformité …

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Know the Speed limits on the roads in France

As of midnight 30 June 2018, the speed limit on all two-lane roads in France, was reduced from 90 kilometres per hour (55 miles per …

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Safest Rental Cars – The Safest Hire Cars Revealed

Choosing a hire car can be a difficult decision – there’a lot of choice. We check out what are the safest rental cars and we …

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Paris introduces mandatory pollution stickers for vehicles

The authorities in several cities have introduced a scheme known as Crit’Air. It means that all vehicles in those cities must display a sticker which …

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Driving the Col du Mont-Cenis in the French Alps

If you’re into scenic routes, Mont-Cenis pass in Savoie should definitely be on your list. It’s one of the highest mountain passes of the Alps …

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How To Hire A Car In France With A British Driving Licence

Avoid driving license confusion: Your licence and driving in France Changes to your licence: As of the 8 June 2015, the paper counterpart to the …

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How to Get the Best Deal on Car Hire in France

For the best deals for car hire in France – look no further. We’ve done the hard work for you and found one of the …

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European Driving Laws

Driving is a great way to explore a country you’re visiting. Going off the beaten track and discovering a hidden gem not in the guide …

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Update to French Driving Rules 2015

New rules come into force as at July 2015 for drivers and cyclists in France. You need to be aware of them since breaking the …

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