P296 Teletext 296 Dec26 20:20:01        —————————————————————————————  DRIVING ABROAD? BE PREPARED If you take the car on a foreign trip, remember each country has different traffic laws and administrative rules. The AA and RAC offer advice for drivers taking the car abroad. It includes: Local laws, like speed limits Compulsory equipment, like GB sticker The RAC European Motoring Guide (£3.50) is on sale in most bookshops, and AA Motoring on the Continent is avail1/5e from the organisation or its shops. ——————————————————————————————————————— Sea crossings 294 In emergency 298 WHAT'S ON IN YOUR REGION p634 (Ch4) Breakdown Money rates Ski reports Sport
P296 Teletext 296 Dec26 20:20:25        —————————————————————————————  DRIVING ABROAD? BE PREPARED When driving on the continent, all countries require you to have a GB sticker. Most countries also expect you to carry a warning triangle and recommend you adjust your headlamps for driving on the right. European countries also have differing rules regarding carrying children in front seats. Remember - always check before you go. ——————————————————————————————————2/5—— Teletext looks at short breaks 292 DRIVING ABROAD? INFORMATION p294-297 Breakdown Money rates Ski reports Sport
P296 Teletext 296 Dec26 20:20:00        —————————————————————————————  DRIVING ABROAD? BE PREPARED Some European countries have motorway tolls. The main ones are: France Spain Portugal Italy Sample prices: France: 600 miles about £35 Spain: 300 miles about £26 Portugal: 150 miles about £8 Italy: 300 miles about £12. Toll booths DO NOT accept travellers cheques but some take credit cards. ——————————————————————————————————3/5—— Ferry crossings 294 Euro roads 295 WHAT'S ON THE BOX? TV PLUS p110 Breakdown Money rates Ski reports Sport
P296 Teletext 296 Dec26 20:00:00        —————————————————————————————  DRIVING ABROAD? BE PREPARED Unleaded petrol is widely available on the Continent and unleaded pumps are usually marked green or green-striped. But remember, in some parts of Europe unleaded is not so widely available: Country Marking Availability Italy Super Senza Sparse in south Norway Blyfri Sparse in north Portugal Sem Chumbo Main Routes Spain Sin Plomo Main Routes ——————————————————————————————————4/5—— Teletext looks at destinations 293 DRIVING ABROAD? INFORMATION p294-297 Breakdown Money rates Ski reports Sport
P296 Teletext 296 Dec26 20:21:01        —————————————————————————————  DRIVING ABROAD? BE PREPARED For AA advice on driving requirements in Europe dial 0336 411 then the code:  Austria 778  Italy 786 Belgium 779 Lux'bourg 787 Denmark 780 Holland 788 France 781 Norway 789 Germany 782 Portugal 790 Gibraltar 783 Spain 791 Greece 784 Sweden 792 Ireland 785 Switzl'd 793 ——————————————————————————————————5/5—— For the latest on traffic conditions in Europe and at ferry ports 0336 411 777 T+ Cost:39p/min cheap,49p/min other MISSED A SOAP LATELY? CATCH UP p118 Breakdown Money rates Ski reports Sport