Are there any legal requirements needed to drive in Europe?
Yes, certain breakdown and emergency equipment should be stored in the vehicle, when travelling around Europe.
The list consists of:
- Driving License
- Vehicle Registration Document (Log book or vehicle certificate)
- Motor Insurance
- Warning Triangle
- Reflectorised jacket/waist coat
- Spare headlamp bulbs required
- Headlamp adjustment or deflectors required
- Seat belts required front and rear for all passengers
- Minimum age for children in the front seat is 12 years
- Letter of Authority: If yours is not the name on the logbook (i.e. Company car) bring a letter from your Company Secretary or the owner authorising you to drive the car
- Carrying a First Aid kit, fire extinguisher and spare set of bulbs is wise but not compulsory in all countries