French driving laws are very similar to those you’ll come across in the UK but there are a number of difference which must be observed prior to travelling to ensure you don’t get caught out.
Many of the offences also incur points on your licence. At present points will not be added for foreign drivers however this is being considered and may change by 2017.
Read on to find out about some of the more common driving laws in France and the likely penalties for infringement. Please note that we do not cover every French driving law!