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Five dos and don'ts on Germany's Autobahns

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Five dos and don'ts on Germany's Autobahns
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Driving on the German Autobahn can be one of the greatest motoring experiences in the world. The Local's List this week looks at the top five dos and don'ts on the country's 13,000 kilometres of motorway.

It is famed for its lack of official speed limit, but navigating the Autobahn successfully is about far more than the size of your engine.

Mastering overtaking etiquette, knowing when to use hazard lights and getting out of the way of that Audi coming at you in the rear-view mirror are all part of the experience.

From picking the right music, to what to do in a traffic jam, here is The Local’s guide to the Autobahn.

READ MORE: Five dos and dont's on German public transport

 
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