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Mar 04

Random Road Laws - Abroad

Posted by:AutoMoney

If you are planning on driving abroad this year, or in the future, it might be worth checking our list of quirky and strange facts. 

Random road laws

Some of these are rather bizarre…

Australia:

Vehicle owners are not allowed to leave keys in the ignition of an unattended vehicle.

Belarus:

Dirty vehicles are not allowed to be driven, it is illegal.

Cyprus:

No drinking water at the wheel is allowed.

Denmark:

Vehicle owners need to complete a manual check to ensure there are no hiding children underneath their cars before pulling away. It is also a legal requirement for vehicle owners to check their brakes, horn, lights, and steering before each trip.

Finland:

It is illegal for taxi drivers to play music without the correct licence.

Germany:

Running out of fuel on the Autobahn is illegal

Japan:

Vehicle owners can get fined for driving through a puddle and splashing a pedestrian.

Portugal:

Vehicle owners are not allowed to transport and carry bicycles on the back of cars.

South Africa:

It is illegal not to stop when a cattle herder signals that she / he wants to cross the road with their animals. 

Image credit: http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/d/d1/On_Albanian_Roads.jpg 

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