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Switzerland 🇨🇭

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You drive on the right side of the road in Switzerland

Driving in Switzerland 🇨🇭

Side of the road that you drive on Right
Side of the Road that Pedestrians walk on Right
Side of car where the wheel is located Right
Should you consider renting a car? Yes
Minimum Age requirement for driving 18 years
Maximum Age requirement for driving no age limit years
Is a local license required?(from your home country) 1 year validity
Is an International Driving Permit Required? Yes
Do you need a license in English language? Recommended
What kind of terrain should you be prepared for? All terrain/snow/hills
What kind of weather should you be prepared for? Summer/winter/snow
What is the preferred type of car driven? Sedan/snow tyres/chains on snow hills
Speed Limits when not listed specifically 50 k mph
Speed Limits when driving in city 80 kmph
Speed Limits when driving on the Highway/Freeway 120 kmph
What are some Map Apps you can use Google maps
Is it considered OK to horn? Yes
Continent Europe
Region Europe
Subregion Western europe
Major Airports For Car Rentals Zurich
Official Sites you can refer to
Major Car Rentals Lausanne