- The next time you’re in Belarus, be sure to keep your car clean as driving a dirty one is against the law.
- In France, although the law imposing an 11 euro fine has been postponed indefinitely, you are legally required to carry an unused self-test breathalyser in your vehicle.
- Expect spot checks of your GPS system in Germany. Police check to see whether it has been set up to alert drivers to where speed cameras are - if it is you’ll be asked to turn it off.
- In Cyprus, you are not allowed to eat or drink anything while driving – the “no drinking and driving rule” doesn’t just apply to alcohol, but soft drinks too.
In Italy, you will be fined for driving into a historic zone, or Zone Traffico Limitato (ZTL), without the correct permit.
- If you require prescription glasses to drive, you'd better ensure you have a spare pair in your car next time you’re driving in Spain, otherwise you are breaking the law.
- You can be given a ticket for driving too slowly in the USA.
It is strictly taboo to drive without a shirt in Thailand, and doing so could result in a fine.
In Denmark, it’s compulsory to check under your car for people before setting off on your journey
- Traffic in Manila, Philippines, is so bad that you are not allowed to drive your car on certain weekdays. Registration plates ending in a 1 or 2 are banned on Mondays, 3 or 4 Tuesdays, 5 or 6 Wednesdays, 7 or 8 Thursdays and 9 or 0 Fridays.
- In California, it is illegal for female motorists to wear a dressing gown behind the wheel.