Driving in the busy city of Istanbul requires patience and good driving skills, but it is well worth it for the convenience of traveling with your group in a [7 seater car hire in Istanbul]. Read through the following tips and cautions to familiarize yourself with the customs of driving in Istanbul before your trip.
Watch out for pedestrians. The roads in Istanbul are congested with more than just cars, and although it may seem like people walk out in front of cars in a chaotic fashion, you will be well advised to pay close attention to everything around your 7 seater car hire.
Drivers in Istanbul are used to slipping into the smallest spaces between two cars when traffic is congested. For this reason you should stay very alert and mind your blind spots, especially if the rental car with seven seats is larger than what your are used to driving.
The legal driving age in Istanbul is 18 years, and an international driving license is required. A valid driving license, passport, logbook, insurance certificate and vehicle registration must be carried at all times. The speed limit on motorways is 120 kilometers per hour, 90 kilometers per hour on main roads and 50 kilometers per hour in towns.
When it comes time to park your [7 seater car hire in Istanbul] you may find that the space is very limited on the street. It is worth it to ask at your destination where the best place to park is, try to park off street where possible, and pay your parking attendant when you have one.