For foreign drivers, the local police is friendly and understanding, so most likely, the first violation of traffic rules will not be penalized. But we should not ignore the rules and break them:
- Getting around the city can be no faster than 60 km / h;
- Outside the city you can ride at a speed of 120 km / h;
- The same restriction applies to highways - 120 km / h.
For throughout Brazil has a unified legal system, according to which the maximum allowable rate of alcohol in the body is 3.2 DG per liter. In 2008, the government tried to promote a bill to a zero alcohol content, but in practice this is not possible, because even eating sweets with liqueur or brandy affects the performance of the device.
Renting a car in Sao Paulo, study the rules of the road
In the district of right-hand traffic. Drivers on the road can stop the police:
Inspectors most serious about the use of alcoholic beverages, and if after a check reveals that the level of alcohol above the specified standards, the driver will be fined or lose the right. It is even possible imprisonment for particularly serious violations.
All of Brazil differs from the usual rule: on certain days of the week on specific roads may not appear vehicles whose number plates end with some number. This is to "unload" runs from too large flow of vehicles. No restriction on the weekends.
Renting a car in Sao Paulo, get ready for what he considered the most expensive city in Brazil in terms of roads - there will have to travel to spend the most money. This applies to long-distance routes, for example, from Sao Paulo to Uberaba (500 km). For payment, you can periodically stop near the posts on the road or use a special device that saves all the information on travel, and then invoice.