The Good Life France

Everything You Want to Know About France and More...

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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New Style Driving Licence France

From 16 September 2013 France started to issue a new format driving license. The famous pink paper style licences will be phased out and a …

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Speed limits in France

Make sure you know the speed limits in France, you can be fined or have your vehicle confiscated for breaking the rules. What is the …

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Driving in France checklist

Foreigners driving in France – whether its their own car or a hire car from France need to know the rules of what documentation and …

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Priorité à Droite (priority to the right) in France

This famous feature of French driving protocol is still causing confusion today even though it isn’t as common as it was.  Basically when you are …

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Motorways and Toll Roads in France

 French motorways (autoroutes) are defined by numbers preceded by the letter A (for Autoroute).   There are a few free motorways in France, and some long-distance …

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Speed cameras in France

If you think you won’t come across speed cameras in France – think again! There are well over two thousand stationary speed cameras on France’s …

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Drink Driving laws in France

Drink Driving laws in France – know them and don’t break them to avoid fines or worse. France is the number one tourist destination in …

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Breathalyser kits in France – rule change

Breathalyser kits in France – rule change, they will NOT need to be carried by motorists in France. In 2011 the French Government issued information …

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