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Study Shows Drivers Struggle with Understanding the Dashboard

In July, Britannia Rescue conducted a piece of research to gain information on the ability of motorists to identify the meaning of important dashboard warning light symbols. The study, consisting of over 2,000 participants in the UK, presented the driver with a list of warning light symbols from their own vehicle, with the task of matching them to the correct title.

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What’s in a name? – A tale of two car hire companies

Every now and then, particularly during the summer, we get some questions regarding “our” car hire desks in Italy. People sometimes queue at the car desks for Auto Europa only to be told when they get to the front of the line that they have been queuing in the wrong place all along. In order to help clarify this issue, here are the answers to some of the most common questions we get regarding Auto Europa.

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Driving in France – Tips for your trip

If you’re headed to France this summer, picking up a car hire isn’t just a cost-effective way to travel, it also affords you with maximum flexibility and total control over your holidays. Here are some things you should know in order to make the most of your travels in France.

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Driving in the Algarve – How to handle tolls in the A22

Heading down to Portugal this time of year is in the books for many Britons and with good reason: this sunny country in the westernmost corner of Europe is home to great beaches, amazing weather and food to die for, and makes for an incredibly inexpensive holiday to boot. If you’re joining the crowds flocking down to the Algarve for some sunbathing and a bit of sightseeing, here is everything you need to know about driving in the Algarve.

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Driving in Italy – What are ZTLs and how to avoid them?

The single most common reason why clients get fined when driving their rental cars in Italy is due to inadvertently driving into a ZTL. Sometimes clients aren’t aware that ZTLs exist, and oftentimes they fail to spot the signs marking the limits. Here is a list of frequently asked questions.

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