Travel through Rome with your family or friends can be made easy and convenient with the freedom of your own [Rome 7 seater car rental]. However, there are a few differences in the Italian road regulations that you will need to know before you begin your trip, as well as some important tips that can help you and your family along the way.
If you are traveling with children and young adults it may be useful to know some of the age and height differences in the Italian regulations. The minimum driving age in Italy is 18 years, that is for a car or motorbike over 125cc. The minimum age to drive a motorbike up to 50cc is 16 years, and teens as young as 14 can drive a moped up to 50cc (although you may not want your teens braving the Roman streets).
Rules are a bit different for the smallest riders in vehicles as well. Children under 150cm must travel in a child seat adapted to their size and weight and wear additional safety belts which comply with national and European safety standards. Children cannot ride in the front seat until they are at least 150cm tall.
Make sure your [Rome 7 seater car hire] is equipped with a red warning triangle and reflective vest to be used in the event of a break-down or accident.
Instead of keeping track of change for toll booths purchase a Viacard. In addition to pre-paying the toll the Viacard provides reduced toll rates and allows you to pass quickly through designated priority lanes.
Follow the speed limit to avoid hefty fines. In towns and residential areas it is 50 Km/h, main highways are 110 Km/h, and highways (autos trade) are 130 Km/h.