Not only the traffic regulations drastically differ, the mentality of car drivers can diverge greatly. Therefore, it is important to look into the details of what you have to pay attention to before driving in a foreign city: Dubai Luxury Car Hire made easy. And these are the most important points:
Driving in general in Dubai
- In Dubai, right-hand driving is mandatory. Overtaking maneuvers should be performed on the left.
- Wearing a seatbelt is mandatory.
- The United Arab Emirates are Islamic, therefore drinking and driving is absolutely prohibited. The legal alcohol limit is 0,0. Violation of this law almost certainly leads to imprisonment!
- Additionally to your own driving license, it is advised to carry an international driving license as well. For your own safety, carrying the car documents, the proof of insurance and a passport as well as the rental agreement is advised.