Renting a car at Penang, you should know some features of the SDA
Rent a car could face from 23 to 60 or 70 years (depending on the class of the machine). To do this, lay claim to international standard, get up to them as national. Driving experience thus should not be less than 1 year.
The basic rules are no different from those in Europe: the seat belt is buckled sure, daytime running lights should be included only in the dark or when visibility is poor (which is very rare). The movement of the left hand side, so you need to be extremely careful.
The cost of fuel
As everywhere in Malaysia, a large choice of fuel: Unleaded gasoline 92, 95 and 98, diesel fuel. Rarely, but still caught the gas filling. The price twice lower than in Europe, 0.5-0.6 dollars per liter of fuel.
Gas stations are often found on the highways and in the villages, but they are less than the depth of Penang. You can usually pay off at the box office in cash in ringgit or credit card. But it is always better to carry cash when traveling out of town - where the card is not always taken.
The speed limit on Penang, if you rented a car
Carefully observe the traffic signs, speed limits can be different on different roads or sections of it. Typically, they are:
- city - 40-60 km / h;
- other roads - 90-100 km / h;
- Expressway - 110-120 km / h.
In Malaysia, the penalties are quite high. Drunk driving harshly suppressed. Redeem a fine is possible only through the official portal of the Road Service Malaysian credit card.
Not wearing a seat belt - a fine of 30 ringgit, speeding - 90-130 ringgit, a wrong turn - 70-130 ringgit.