Features of the SDA, who should know before renting a car in Kota Kinabalu
To rent a car the driver must be at least 23 and not more than 60 years. Driving experience - not less than one year. You also need to give the right to the international standard and national too.
Traffic in the city the left. A lot of motorcyclists and cyclists, who often break the rules. Drivers never stop at pedestrian crossings, high - speed dropping, if they see a pedestrian on the "zebra".
The seat belt should always be fastened. On a cell phone, you can talk only using a headset. Lights should be included only in the dark.
Drivers often break the rules, but rarely - in paragraph speeding. It is very slow movement, but you can easily see the car, which goes on the dividing strip.
Speed limits are fairly standard for Malaysia, and countries in Europe. Look carefully at the signs. So you can move:
- the city - 40-60 km / h;
- outside the settlements - 90-100 km / h;
- Expressway - 110-120 km / h.
Police friendly and well disposed towards foreigners, as they do not violate traffic rules. Any breach of the penalty is guaranteed, there is no discount, the opportunity to negotiate - as well. Major penalties:
- not fastened seat belt - 30 ringgit;
- wrong turn - 70 ringgit;
- speeding - from 90 ringgit;
- wrong turn through the double lane - 130 ringgit.
Allowable alcohol if you are driving a car, rented in Kota Kinabalu
Allowed to drink a beer or glass of wine. Then the blood alcohol level will get back to normal - 0.3-0.5 ppm.
If you do a little driving experience, or you are not used to driving on the left side, it is better to abstain from alcoholic beverages to avoid becoming a victim of a traffic accident.