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Know your Right from your Left

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One very simple and so obvious tip though which is not mentioned in the article is not to forget which side of the road to drive on.

This is not even funny.  And this is easily done. I know I have. I remember that poor lady's face who watched me taking a roundabout the wrong way in Germany! It is actually her look that made me realise what I had done. I was lucky there as there was no traffic at the time. Since then I have become a lawyer and I have dealt with some nasty head on collision cases, simply because the driver forgot that he was not driving in England but in France.

I don't care how you make yourself remember, just do. You will not be able to live with yourself knowing that you have caused the death or another person. Right? Oh sorry, was it left?

Click here to read some further tips on how to stay safe when driving abroad.  

Sophie Nivoit

Solicitor - Claims Abroad team

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