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Frequently asked questions

What are the major attractions in Carbondale?
If your trip to Carbondale is all booked but your itinerary is a little on the empty side, we can give you a helping hand.There are loads of things to see and do in the immediate surrounds. Don’t head home without exploring Giant City State Park and Crab Orchard National Wildlife Refuge. If you can, also check out Lake Murphysboro State Park.
What are the best road trip destinations near Carbondale?
If you feel like a day trip, pack your bags and head over to Golconda. Situated 45 miles away, it has lots to keep you interested. Carlyle is another place to add to your itinerary. It’s about 60 miles away. Step out of the car, stretch those legs and see what this place offers.
Where are the best convention centers near Carbondale?
If you’re here for a conference, you’ll find Marion Cultural and Civic Center located 16 miles from Carbondale. When you get a break, head to a nearby restaurant to grab a few moments to yourself — socializing and networking can be quite exhausting.
What kind of rental car should I get for Carbondale?
No other mode of transportation can give you convenience and flexibility like your own wheels. Whatever the reason for your stay in Carbondale, CarRentals.com has an impressive range of vehicles to drive away in. Spending some quality time with your partner? Fire up the romance by going for a convertible. Lots of fun to drive and easy to park in tight spots, you’ll adore sitting next to each other in one of these nifty rides. A full-size SUV is a great option for big families. There’s room enough for everyone and you can venture where you want, whenever you want. If you’re on the road for work, a premium car will take you from conference to meeting in style and comfort.
Should I get a luxury rental car in Carbondale?
For some of us, owning a prestige vehicle may be a little out of reach. But renting your dream ride is absolutely within your grasp! Imagine the joy of tearing down the open road in a classy sports car, even if it’s only for a few days. Or maybe all you’re after is a cheap ride to get you quickly from A to B. Flashy or thrifty? Whatever you decide, one thing’s for sure — there’s a rental car to suit you in Carbondale.
What side of the road do they drive on in Carbondale?
In Carbondale, you’ll have to keep to the right side. When road-tripping someplace new, it’s wise to select a car with automatic transmission. That way, you can concentrate on the road ahead and not worry about gear changes.
Is it difficult to park in Carbondale?
Finding a car space in Carbondale isn’t too difficult. Of course, it depends on the time and place — you may find it tricky parking right in the center during peak periods.
Does Carbondale have peak-hour traffic?
One of the advantages of vacationing in a smaller city is less traffic, so you won’t need to stress too much about peak-hour gridlock. With a population of only 26,400, you can expect a smooth Carbondale driving experience.
Are there speed limits in Carbondale?
Yes. In Carbondale, speed limits range from 10mph to 70mph. Residential zones have a maximum speed limit of 35mph unless stated otherwise.
What happens if I get a speeding fine while driving a rental car in Jackson County?
Generally speaking, your chosen rental car company will charge the fined amount to your credit card, including local taxes. Otherwise, they may provide your contact details to the relevant local law enforcement agency, who’ll then issue a fine straight to you.
Is it illegal to use a cell phone while driving in Carbondale?
Like many places, regular cell phone usage is prohibited while operating a vehicle in Carbondale. An exception applies for hands-free or Bluetooth capabilities. Just remember to maintain focus on the road.
What are the rules around drink driving in Carbondale?
The legal BAC (blood alcohol content) limit while driving in Carbondale is 0.08%. If you’re planning a big night out, leave your wheels behind and organize another way of getting home instead.
Is turning on a red light allowed in Carbondale?
Yes, you can turn on a red light in Carbondale. Firstly though, you must bring the car to a total stop. Continue only when the lane is clear of oncoming traffic.
Are seat belts compulsory in Jackson County?
Although there are a small number of exceptions, seat belts are compulsory in Jackson County.

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