When travelling abroad it is often required to hold an International Driving Permit, which is essentially a document that verifies and translates the fact that you have obtained a driving licence. It validates you to drive at your country in question for a limited time depending on the laws. As a UK resident, it should be straightforward to obtain one so you can keep … [Read more...] about International Driving Permit
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Sixt has provided a list below on how many penalty points you can incur on your driver’s licence for speeding and some other information. The minimum penalty for speeding is a £100 fine and 3 points on your license.By law, you should receive notification of your prosecution within 14 days of the date that the speeding offence occurred.If you are within 2 years passing your … [Read more...] about How Many Points for Speeding?
Sixt wants all of our customers to travel safely whilst using our car rental service so we are giving you some car safety features to look out for. Most car manufacturers use lots of different car safety features and newer technologies are making these more useful and intelligent. Seat Belts One of the oldest and most important car safety features is the seat belt, which … [Read more...] about Car Safety Features
There are some differences when driving a van compared to driving a car, but it isn’t too complicated and is easy enough to pick up. If you’re a first timer when it comes to van driving, here at SIXT we have a few hints and tips that can help you along your way. Timing When you are hiring a van with SIXT, be sure to allow for a decent amount of time to take care of … [Read more...] about How to drive a van | 8 Driving Tips for Beginners
Should you ever be in the situation where you have a flat tyre, Sixt has provided a breakdown below of how to change a car tyre. Before you start Make sure that your jump leads are not damaged as this can mean that they overheat and catch fire. Keep all metal objects out the way when you are trying to jump start a car as any contact with the battery can cause a spark … [Read more...] about How to use jump leads