Be sure to stop by Comuna 2 and Belgrano when you’re here. Allow yourself plenty of time to explore — there’s plenty to keep you occupied. Comuna 2 is approximately 2 miles away, while Belgrano is 2 miles.
If you plan to do some serious business networking in the convention centers of Comuna 14, it’d be wise to rent some wheels. That way, you’ll be able to go for a spin, take a look at some nearby attractions and be sure that you’ll make it to your event on time. You’ll likely be heading to one of these places:
La Rural Convention Center (0.3 miles away).
La Rural (0.4 miles away).
To start with, make sure the car you pick for your Comuna 14 trip will fit the whole crew and your bags. When you’ve done that, consider where it is you’ll be driving. If you’re planning to spend the majority of your time in Buenos Aires (which is just 3 miles away), pick up a smaller vehicle so you can zip in and out of the city traffic with ease. Heading out of town more often? Choose a car that offers a little more legroom and trunk space.
Sometimes it’s all about the journey, which makes finding the right car important. If you’re planning an amazing road trip around Comuna 14, a comfortable SUV could be the best solution. If you want the cheapest possible price and plan on staying mostly in the city, a versatile compact is a smart pick. All you need to do is choose what’s the best fit, throw your bags in the back seat, and clock up those miles.
If this is your first visit to Comuna 14 and you’re eager to learn a few things about cruising the roads here, we’ll get you up to speed. These handy hints will help you safely explore this neighborhood and the wider national capital:
In Comuna 14, you’ll have to keep to the right-hand side. When exploring someplace new, it’s wise to rent an automatic vehicle. That way, you can concentrate on the road and not stress about gear changes.
Traffic in Comuna 14 can be slow going between 5:00 am and 9:00 am, and then again from 3:00 pm till 7:00 pm. If you’re in a rush, travel outside these hours.
Finding a car space in Comuna 14 isn’t too hard. Of course, it can depend on where you are and when — it could be a bit tricky parking right in the center during busier periods.
Like the wider Buenos Aires area, the neighborhood of Comuna 14 has speed limits that range from 40km/h to 120km/h. In residential areas, you usually won’t be able to travel faster than 40km/h.
Generally, one of two things will happen. Your rental company may charge the amount stated on the fine to your credit card. This is the most common practice. Otherwise, it may pass on your contact information to local authorities so the fine is sent straight to you.
Subject to a few exceptions, seat belts are mandatory in Buenos Aires.
It is prohibited to use your cell phone while you’re behind the wheel in Comuna 14, and you could even be issued a fine for simply holding your phone if you’re in control of a vehicle. However, the use of hands-free or Bluetooth functions is permitted, as long as your focus remains on the road.
In Comuna 14, it is against the law to drive with a BAC (blood alcohol content) greater than 0.05%. If you’re going to have a drink or two, leave your rental car at your hotel.
No, so don’t risk a fine by doing it. In Comuna 14, red equals stop, with no exceptions. When nearing a set of traffic lights, always maintain a safe speed so you can easily stop if you need to.