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The major roads of Greece were built after World War II and offer many diverse destinations to explore. Many of the villages offer some of the most dramatic views along the Mediterranean sea and the highways of Greece will guide you through ancient history. To drive your own vehicle you require a valid registration paper, an international third party insurance certificate, and a driver’s licence. Valid American and EU licenses are also accepted in Greece. A free entry card allows you to keep your car in the country up to 4 months.
In Greece the traffic is on the right hand side and overtaking is on the left and yield right of way to vehicles approaching from the right except where otherwise posted. The maximum speed limit in the city is 50kph unless other wise posted and on open roads it is 100 kph. There are two toll highways in Greece one goes from Athens to the Peloponnesus and the other from Athens to Thessalonki. Drink and drive is illegal and it is a very serious crime that could result in severe criminal penalities. Motorcyclist should always wear helmet while driving or else it is penalised in the city of Greece.
Seat belts are compulsory while driving even for the passengers in the rear seat and this is a strict law. You should be very careful while driving in wet and windy weather and if possible stop and wait for the weather to settle down as it is very dangerous to drive in the wet and windy weather. Make sure that your vehicle is fully serviced befor leaving and ensure that everything is working properly, headlight, signals and breaks.
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