Driving in Europe

GEM urges all road users to put safety first and make Project EDWARD a reality


  1. Posted on September 18th, 2017 by GEM Motoring Assist
  2. The second European Day Without A Road Death takes place on 21 September 2017 70 people still die every day on Europe’s roads Please support Project EDWARD by signing the pledge   ROAD SAFETY and breakdown recovery provider GEM Motoring Assist is once again proud to be supporting Project EDWARD, the European day Without A […]

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Take the stress and risk out of your European road journeys


  1. Posted on April 20th, 2017 by GEM Motoring Assist
  2.   ROAD SAFETY and breakdown organisation GEM Motoring Assist has published advice for staying safe and secure on European road journeys this year. The advice takes the form of six top tips covering planning, equipment, safety, legal matters and security issues. Neil Worth, road safety officer at GEM Motoring Assist, said: “The European motorway network […]

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Know your limits before driving abroad


  1. Posted on July 22nd, 2016 by GEM Motoring Assist
  2. GEM Motoring Assist is encouraging holidaymakers to ensure they are aware of speed limits, alcohol limits and other driving regulations before setting off on an overseas holiday this summer. GEM road safety officer Neil Worth says: “It pays to do some research before you go, whether you’re driving your own car on holiday or organising […]

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Safer summer journeys in Europe


  1. Posted on May 27th, 2015 by GEM Motoring Assist
  2. Safer summer journeys in Europe Countless thousands of Brits drive abroad on holiday each year. Whatever the purpose, it makes sense to ensure that both drivers and vehicles are properly prepared for the journey – so do make good use of this short guide. There are 28 countries in the European Union alone, each with […]

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Taking your caravan abroad


  1. Posted on December 2nd, 2013 by GEM Motoring Assist
  2. Useful tips for your European caravan holiday Before you go Vehicle checks Packing Route Planning Parking Odds and Ends Before you go Have your caravan serviced by a professional. Not only does this ensure that work is carried out by fully trained technicians but if something does go wrong you have something to fall back […]

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Motorcycling abroad


  1. Posted on December 2nd, 2013 by GEM Motoring Assist
  2. Taking your motorbike abroad? Taking your motorbike abroad for the first time? Or simply looking for some helpful tips on riding abroad? Our checklist will help with your planning and safety. Don’t regard it as in any way exhaustive, but we hope it will form a useful basis for your European holiday. Have a great […]

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Guides for Driving in Europe


  1. Posted on December 2nd, 2013 by GEM Motoring Assist
  2. GEM Members planning road trips anywhere in Europe are faced with a complex array of legal and motoring requirements in the 28 countries that form the EU. In conjunction with the European Commission we are delighted to provide links to a comprehensive data base of driving requirements for GEM members travelling to European destinations. Click […]

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Driving in Europe


  1. Posted on December 2nd, 2013 by GEM Motoring Assist
  2. Pointing you in the right direction for your European journeys Introduction Before you go: your car Suggested equipment check-list Document check-list For you and your fellow travellers Country by country Guides for Driving in Europe While you are away Safety points FAQs Introduction Wherever in Europe your journey may take you, you’ll find new motorways, […]

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Get into gear with tips for driving in Europe


  1. Posted on July 24th, 2012 by GEM Motoring Assist
  2. With French law now dictating that all drivers must carry an unused breathalyser kit in the car at all times, road safety organisation, and the number one for breakdown cover in the UK, GEM Motoring Assist is urging motorists to be aware of foreign rules and regulations before setting off this summer. During the summer […]

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