|Welcome to the Travel Spot website, which has been designed to provide independent advice and motoring services for the UK motorist driving to and from the Continent.
Find out about all the essential items of accident, emergency and breakdown equipment that you will need to be Safe & Legal when driving your vehicle in Europe... More info
A recent Auto Express survey found an amazing 80% of UK motorists are driving abroad illegally... Download
WARNING: Radar Detectors
In France it is illegal to be in possession of a radar detector
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|Keep Safe & Legal
Motoring LAW in France and many other European Countries now requires all vehicles to carry a Warning Triangle and a Reflective Vest. It is strongly recommended to carry vests for all vehicle occupants, as is LAW in Spain, where TWO triangles are also required.
The French Société Prévention Routière (Road Safety Department) strongly advise carrying reflective vests for ALL vehicle occupants.
Watch Your Speed!
SpeedRight is a simple transparent Speedo Converter that sticks neatly to your windscreen without messy adhesive and helps you to drive at the correct speed in Europe or the UK... More info!
New French Breathalyser Law
French Government confirms:
From March 2013, all vehicles travelling in France MUST, by law, be carrying approved Breathalysers.
These will need to be approved for use in France and specifically calibrated to the 0.5% French alcohol limit (UK limit is 0.8%).