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Sydney is one of the largest Australian cities. It is attractive for tourists at any time of the year. This popularity is quite natural because Sydney offers rest suited to every fancy.

Unity with nature

The nature of Sydney is fascinating and unforgettable. It is possible to go on a crusade, marry on the beach under the beams of tender sun, master diving or engage in surfing.

Entertainment programs

Are you a fan of night life, discos, foam parties and entertaining shows? Then, all attractions of a large city are at your disposal!

However, many people come to Sydney not to have a rest but on business. In any case, irrespective of the purpose of your visit, you will need a car. Only in this case you will manage to save a large amount of time. It is advised to rent a car directly at the airport in order not to think how to reach the hotel. In order to keep all worries to a possible minimum, take care of car hire beforehand, using an extremely reliable service Just fill in the application form, and you will receive a rented car right upon arrival.

What is obligatory to remember when hiring a car in Sydney?

Despite the fact that the international traffic regulations are applied in Sydney, some peculiarities take place anyway. That is why before driving a booked car in Sydney, prepare for this beforehand. Sometimes, when you are very well informed, you can get rid of odd problems.

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Fines for the violations of road traffic regulations in Sydney

Sydney drivers are extremely polite and disciplined because violating the traffic regulations is not typical for them. Foreign drivers are strongly advised to follow their lead since the fines are extremely large.

Speed infringement From 300 to 3000 Euro
Driving though a red light 200 Euro
Offside overtaking 150 Euro
Driving on the bus line 100 Euro
Unbuckled seat belt 100 Euro

Foreign citizens shall pay the fine at a bank within three days. However, the sums of fines which are lower than 100 Euro shall be paid to the policeman on site.

Speed limitation in Sydney

In Sydney, speed infringement is the second serious offence after drunken driving. The policemen, speed guns and cameras follow the order on roads within the whole day. The following speed limitations are in force in Sydney:

  • The maximum speed allowed within the limits of the city is 60 km/h
  • It is not allowed to accelerate to more than 100 km/h on highways
  • The speed shall not be more than 130 km/h on express roads.

Do not forget to follow the road signs. Additional limitations can be in force on definite parts of the road.

The level of alcohol in the driver's blood

If you have made strong drinks - not to tempt fate and do not drive the rented car in Sydney. The upper limit of the permissible level of alcohol in the blood - 0.02 ppm.

Penalties for the offense is very serious and are dependent primarily on the level of alcohol - the higher it is, the greater the amount of the fine from 500 to 5,000 euros. Moreover - for drunk driving can pay not only a driver's license, but also freedom.

Blood alcohol level

If you have drunk alcohol beverages, do not push your luck and do not get behind the wheel of a rented car in Sydney. The maximum blood alcohol level allowed is 0.02 permille.

The sanctions for this offence are very serious. They primarily depend on the blood alcohol level. The higher the level is, the larger the sum of the fine will be. The sum can make up from 500 to 5000 Euro. Moreover, not only can you be deprived of your driving license for drunken driving, you can also be sentenced to imprisonment.

Road traffic regulations in Sydney

You are strongly recommended to remember a few important nuances of the road traffic regulations in Sydney in order to save your nerves and time.

  • Left-hand traffic

The Europeans who are used to right-hand traffic, cannot get used to the new conditions at once. However, as practice shows, you will adapt to left-hand traffic on Sydney roads within just a few hours.

  • Double white line

There is excellent news for those who like to cross the double white line. In Sydney, it is not considered to be an offence. You can both turn right and run up through this line.

  • Road Intersections

Remember that it is strictly forbidden to run up on most of the intersections. That is why carefully follow the road signs.

Cost of fuel in Sydney

You can buy fuel 95, fuel 98 and diesel fuel at fuel stations. All stations work 24 hours per day. At that most of them are automated. You will manage to pay in cash only at the stations where there are operators.

  • One liter of fuel costs 1.26 Euro
  • One liter of fuel 98 costs 1.29 Euro
  • One liter of diesel fuel costs 1.24 Euro.

There are not so many stations in the city itself and, moreover, in the city center. Therefore, carefully follow the level of fuel in the tank all the time. What is more, it is not allowed to carry fuel in cans.

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