Driving in Europe after the end of March 2019


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Posted: 190302
Chris Hunt Cooke says "given that so many people take their classic cars abroad, and Spring is approaching (quite rapidly recently with the unusually warm weather!), I think advice on driving in Europe would be quite timely". The areas of concern are more than the insurance aspects and some of the most useful advice is on the UK Government website.

Requirements for all UK drivers when driving abroad from 29 March 2019
> From 28 March 2019, drivers from the UK may need a different international driving permit (IDP) to drive abroad. Check which type of IDP you need to ensure that you can legally drive when you visit another country. More
> If the UK leaves the EU without a deal, UK drivers may also need an IDP and extra documentation to drive in the EU and EEA.