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started by: richclever-482082 · last update: 1151484619 · posted: 1151064709

Does anyone know of an English speaking driving instructor based in or near to BĂ©ziers?Thanks,Richard

started by: Big Mouth-482340 · last update: 1147985475 · posted: 1147795907

Is it me or are tyres more expensive in France than in the UK? They look like they are 50% more for the same make.

started by: smiley-482301 · last update: 1146138835 · posted: 1146055530

Does anyone know of a secure long term parking space/garage near Perpignan airport that I can buy/rent? Or failing that, has Perpignan Airport got a long term parking rate?

started by: julianps-482116 · last update: 1146016113 · posted: 1143800393

I was thinking; what a great job the french have done about their truly darwin-award-winning road death rate down to 5,000 in 2005 (annual uk road-death rate is 3,500 by comparison). then i met an interesting guy at an afal do; he's ex-motor trade and told me the french count road deaths up to 7-days after the event; in the uk it is six months after the event. so, just as i was thinking it was safe to get in the car again.......... do we need an INFOmation page to sort this one out!

started by: Fergo · last update: 1145795089 · posted: 1145651833

is the train station in argeles does anyone know?

started by: tinkerbell-482145 · last update: 1143302761 · posted: 1143195483

I brought my trusty nissan micra down here six months ago, I've been told if I'm staying in the area I need to change my car to French plates. How do I go about this and do i really need to do it? tinks

started by: karen-482064 · last update: 1139145508 · posted: 1138897635

I need a lift to Paris next weekend to coincide with the Six-Nations Ireland vs France, is anyone going up for the game? will pay my share of petrol, K 

started by: Maybe Mover · last update: 1138299043 · posted: 1136929931

When our English Driving licences expire (we will be soon far too old!) do we have to take additional tests in France? If we change to a French driving licence are the rules different?

started by: Garde Girl · last update: 1137842728 · posted: 1136845652

We would like to re-register our old work horse of a Volvo. Can anyone tell me what documentation we will need? And where we go to to to organise the registration.

started by: haystalk-482097 · last update: 1137061804 · posted: 1136931773

I am 81 and have held a clean driving licence for over 50 years.For the past fifteen years my wife and I have toured France in our motorcaravan for three months in the winter. I drive about 8,000 milles annually.We have been looking to buy a house in France this year, to settle there permanently. Although I am 81 I still hold a valid, clean, UK licence.Will I be able successfully to apply for a French driving licence, subject to passing a French medical examination, if we were to take up residence in France later this year, or would I be permanently excluded from obtaining a licence in France because of my age ?We are going to France next week for our usual tour and would like to know if we can proceed to buy a house there, or just give up our dream.Many thanks in anticipation of your advice.

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