Driving in France: How to stay out of trouble on the roads

As tourists pack their bags for a trip to France’s beautiful beaches and countryside this summer, French police will be doing a bit of preparation themselves. They’ll be lying in wait for the thousands of British drivers, some of whom seem to have come to the belief that they can get away with anything on roads this side of the Channel. But in fact there’s a whole raft of penalties awaiting rogue drivers for a wide variety of offences, many of which drivers are not even aware of. So we’ve put together this slide show to help you stay out of trouble on French roads.

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