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Driving in Germany

Road rules in Germany

When you are hiring a car abroad, it’s useful to be prepared for the different driving laws in the country you are travelling to as well as checking the documents you need to carry.

To help make your trip to as smooth as possible, we've put together some of the key road rules in Germany.

  • These rules are to be used as a guide and are subject to change. Please check with your Avis representative if you have any questions.
  • Your Avis representative can advise you on toll and road charges before leaving the Avis car hire location and whether snow tyres or chains are needed.

Take a look at our Germany location page, for great renting tips, fantastic drives and popular Avis Germany rental locations. We also have Great Drives guides for Germany to help you make the most of your car hire experience.

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