The Essential Guide to
Driving in Europe
New Edition

29th May 2018
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The Essential Guide to Driving in Europe

New Edition!

Fully updated new edition! Whether you’re planning a long touring holiday in your own car, or hiring a car locally on a business trip or holiday, The Essential Guide to Driving in Europe will give you all the information you require. Whatever your destination in Europe, you’ll find everything you need to prepare for your trip and to cope with the unfamiliar. There are sections on dealing with everything from winter driving, to towing a caravan, from travelling with pets, to taking a classic car overseas. And – should the worst happen – there’s also clear guidance on what to do in the case of a breakdown or accident.

With chapters covering Western Europe (including France), Southern Europe, Northern Europe, and Central & Eastern Europe – 50 individual countries – all the information is based on extensive local research, and includes comprehensive details of speed limits, drink/driving rules, motorway tolls, mountain passes, and other local regulations. Extensive illustrations help you recognise and understand unfamiliar signs, whilst more than 25 port maps guide you safely to and from terminals in the UK and on the Continent.

The Essential Guide to Driving in Europe by Julian Parish

ISBN: 9781787113039
UPC: 6-36847-01303-5


£9.99, $19.99 US, $21.99 CAN

• All you need to know for a safe and enjoyable European trip
• New edition: thoroughly updated in 2018
• Helps you plan your trip and check information on the road
• General guidance on driving abroad, and country-specific information
• Specific advice: driving in cities, towing, winter driving …
• What to do in an emergency: breakdowns, accidents, car crime …
• Comprehensive coverage: specific information for 50 European countries
• Speed limits, local rules, and motorway tolls in each country
• Extensively illustrated with over 200 photos, plus road signs and port maps (UK & Continent)
• Includes UK information for visitors from USA and Australia

A lifelong motoring enthusiast, Julian has lived in both the UK and France and has driven nearly a million kilometres throughout Europe and North America. He has been a member of the Institute of Advanced Motorists in the UK for more than thirty years. After a career in publishing and international software development, Julian is now a full-time motoring writer and translator. He also helps organise motoring events for enthusiasts in France.

Julian is a member of the Guild of Motoring Writers and of AFPA, the association of French motoring journalists, and speaks French and German fluently.

His other books include ‘France: the essential guide for car enthusiasts,’ and several Essential Buyers’ Guides, also published by Veloce.

Place of birth: Southport, England • Hometown: Montfort-l’Amaury • Nearest city: Paris, France

V5303 • Paperback • 21x14.8cm • £9.99 • 144 pages • 448 colour and b&w pictures • ISBN: 978-1-787113-03-9 • UPC: 6-36847-01303-5
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