Car Rentals in the UK

In the UK the maximum blood alcohol allowed is .08 mg/ml.

Cell phone use while driving is illegal unless the equipment is entirely hands free.

The maximum speed limit on the motorways is 70 mph and we suggest staying well below this. Penalties for speeding can be quite dear.

Drivers between 23-24 will normally be subject to a young-drivers surcharge.

Maximum age for renting a car in the UK is 75 years and cars drive on the left.

Speed Limits in the UK (unless otherwise posted)

Cars and motorcycles

Built-up Areas - 30 mph
Single Carriageways - 60 mph
Dual Carriageways and Motorways -  70 mph

Cars towing caravans (RV's) or trailers

Built-up Areas - 30 mph
Single Carriageways - 50 mph
Dual Carriageways and Motorways - 60 mph

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