buyingcar06004004.jpg buyingcar06004005.jpg buyingcar06004006.jpg buyingcar06004003.jpg buyingcar06004002.jpg
Loading Flash Menu

A CAR IN ITALY

Driving


Cost of petrol

Vist our Cost of Living transport page.

Libretto/ carta di circolazione

Your libretto/carta di circolazione shows: car details; previous owners; MOT (revisioni) stickers showing pass or fail. If lost or stolen you must make a police report within 48 hours. A duplicate will be sent to your home address for a fee which you pay the postman upon delivery. Call the Ministry of Transport free on 800 232323 for information or visit the Italian Police website.

Spot checks by police

In Italy there are many spot checks not only to check for vehicle roadworthiness but also to track down criminals, illegal immigrants etc.. It is important you have your libretto di circolazione, car tax receipts and driving licence with you at all times as you will be asked to produce these.

Italian Highway Code

Click here for the Italian Highway Code.  

Violations and penalty points on your Italian driving Licence

With a new Italian Driving licence you have 20 points, if you commit a driving offence points will be subtracted. Here is alist of when penalty points can be removed from your licence (165kb pdf). If your violations bring you to 0 points on your licence you must retake the full driving test (this included the theory and the practical!)

 

Lost or stolen Italian Driving Licence

For a lost or stolen Italian driving licence you must make a police report within 48 hours. A duplicate will be sent to your home address for a fee which you pay the postman upon delivery. Call the Ministry of Transport free on 800 232323 for information or visit theItalian Police website.

UK driving licence

Visit the following websites for information about the validity of your UK driving licence in Italy:




Copyright    2009 Calabrialiving.com