The reason we make a driving license for us is because we want to drive and travel. Travel is one of the best pleasures we can experience throughout our life. It has no limitation, few but which can be covered. Who does not love to travel, if you want to freshen up travel if you want to discover the world travel if you want to write and find stories travel. everything in the world is interconnected.
But when you go overseas and the freedom to ride is taken from you, you feel boring and controlled. Indian driving license holders can use their license except for India in other 14 countries. Good news right but there are conditions to it. Let’s find out which are these countries and what are their conditions. And mind these are not small countries.
Germany “Drives on the Right”
After landing in Germany you can use your Indian driving license for a period of six months. And after that, you have to translate it from the embassy.
Road to discover in Germany – There are stretches of Autobahns which have no speed limit.
South Africa “Drives on the Left”
You can ride on your Indian driving license in South Africa the only condition is that your driving license should be in English with a photo and signature of yours. And if you carry an international driving permit then more good.
Roads to discover in South Africa – the beautiful cliffs and unique flora and fauna.
Mauritius “Drives on the Left”
You can ride on your Indian driving license just for four weeks but hey four weeks are more than enough to discover the beautiful landscapes of the country. The other condition is that you can use only the type of vehicle mentioned in your license.
Roads to discover in Mauritius – The whole island.
France “Drives on the Right”
France allows you to travel on your valid Indian driving license for a whole year as long as you carry a french translation with yourself. France has known for its culture rich scenery.
Roads to discover in France – Mountain roads of Corsica.
The United Kingdom “Drives on the Left”
You are allowed to travel on your valid driving license for a period of one year. However you can just use the type of vehicle mentioned in your license.
Roads to discover in the United Kingdom – Isle of Man.
United States Of America “Drives on the Right”
America the most loved country in the world. You can travel for a whole year on your valid driving license but you are required to carry an IDP to go along with it.
Roads to discover in U.S.A – Route 66 that takes you from Chicago to Santa Monica across the width of the nation.
Australia ‘Drives on the Left”
New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia and the Australian Capital Territory all let you drive against a valid Indian license. In the northern territory, you can also drive there but for three months.
Roads to discover in Australia – Lasseter highway which is in the northern territory.
The rest of the countries where you can use your Indian driving license are – Switzerland, New Zealand, Finland, Norway, Spain, Canada, Italy.