Traffic Rules Mexico
|Right-hand driving/left-hand driving
||80 mg/100 mL
|Seat belt mandatory
||There are usage fees for some motorways (called cuota).
||Only hands-free telephones may be used.
|Specific rules of the counry
||Petrol: magna sin and premium (lead free)
Every car (even hired cars) is prohibited in Mexico City one day per week (identified by number plate).
Speed humps are often used to enforce speed limits.
Altough a UK driving licence is valid, it's advisable to obtain an international driving permit before leaving for Mexico.
The minimum and maximum age varies between car hire agencies and also between vehicle classes. The minimum age is normally between 21 and 25 and the driving license must be 1 to 2 years old.
At some car hire agencies drivers below a fixed age limit must pay an additional fee.
Details are available in the hiring terms of the car hire agency. (In point 3 – Entering data and payment – under General Terms and Conditions)
There are two options:
1. The tank is full when accepted and returned with a full tank. There is a charge for the petrol required to fill the tank.
2. The tank is full when accepted and paid for. The vehicle is then returned with an empty tank. Any remaining petrol will not be reimbursed.
You can find the applicable tanking option in the details of the results list. We have no influence over the tanking option.
This content is for informational purpose only and does not guarantee accuracy or completeness.