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Illegal Border Hopping, Western Europe

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Swedish cars aren’t allowed
into Russia or the Baltic states. Driving a Hertz
rental from Europe into Africa, Asia, or the Middle East is verboten. Most
Austrian rental agencies forbid drivers from taking their cars into Eastern Europe. Check the rules in your destination before you rent. If you don’t,
the repercussions can be severe.

Penalty: Your rental insurance may be canceled.
You’ll be personally responsible for returning the car if it is wrecked or otherwise
disabled. You also may be fined—or even arrested for attempted auto theft.

World's Strangest Traffic Laws

Illegal Border Hopping, Western Europe

Swedish cars aren’t allowed
into Russia or the Baltic states. Driving a Hertz
rental from Europe into Africa, Asia, or the Middle East is verboten. Most
Austrian rental agencies forbid drivers from taking their cars into Eastern Europe. Check the rules in your destination before you rent. If you don’t,
the repercussions can be severe.

Penalty: Your rental insurance may be canceled.
You’ll be personally responsible for returning the car if it is wrecked or otherwise
disabled. You also may be fined—or even arrested for attempted auto theft.

Caro/Alamy

World's Strangest Traffic Laws

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