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Frequently asked questions

What are the major attractions in Consett?
If your trip to Consett is all booked but your travel itinerary is a little on the empty side, we can give you a helping hand.Keep yourself entertained by visiting Derwent Reservoir and Empire Theatre. One more place to keep in mind is Stocksfield Golf Club.
What are the best road trip destinations near Consett?
If you’re looking for day-trip inspiration, we’ve got a couple of tips. Situated 16 miles away, Newcastle-upon-Tyne is worth the drive. See the best sights starting with Sage Gateshead, Intu and O2 Academy Newcastle. The locals will also probably point you in the direction of Barnard Castle, 18 miles away. If you can only find time for one thing here, make sure it’s High Force. (But we’d also highly recommend Low Force and Eggleston Hall.)
What kind of rental car should I get for Consett?
With your own wheels, Consett is yours to enjoy. People journey to this city for varying reasons, and here at CarRentals.com we have the perfect car for each of them. The number one priority for big families is space (and legroom). Depending on the size of the family, that could mean anything from a full-size car to an SUV. Travelers on a budget enjoy the great mileage and affordability of our smaller cars, such as a mini or an economy. If you’re looking to make an impressive entrance in Consett, you could even cast an eye over our special category for a vehicle that will make any car buff dizzy with excitement.
Should I get a luxury rental car in Consett?
There’s loads of choice when it comes to renting a car in Consett. From people-movers with plenty of room to spare to zippy little compacts that make parking a breeze, you’ll find it all here. Deciding on your perfect match depends on your budget and what activities you plan on doing. There are some road trips that are just begging you to splurge on your dream ride, whereas other adventures don’t need anything more than a bargain, no-frills type model. Which car will you be sliding behind the wheel of this trip?
What side of the road do they drive on in Consett?
The left-hand side of the road is where you’ll be motoring along in Consett. Be aware that the controls of your rental vehicle here, like the steering wheel and gearshift, will be on the opposite side of what you’re used to.
Is it difficult to park in Consett?
Finding a car space in Consett shouldn’t be too hard. Of course, it depends on the time and place — it may be tricky parking in the very center during busy periods.
Does Consett have peak-hour traffic?
As the population of Consett is around 29,100, you probably won’t have much trouble with traffic. However, city center streets usually get busy in the rush hours before and after work, so you may want to avoid driving then.
Are there speed limits in Consett?
Speed limits vary throughout Consett, but usually range from 30mph to 70mph. Most residential zones have a maximum speed of 30mph unless indicated otherwise.
What happens if I get a speeding fine while driving a rental car in Durham?
Normally your car rental company will charge the amount listed on the fine to your credit card, including local surcharges. Or they may share your information with the relevant local law enforcement agency, who’ll then send a fine to your postal address.
Is it illegal to use a cell phone while driving in Consett?
It is against the law to use your cell phone while cruising in your car around Consett, and you may even be hit with a fine for just handling your phone when you’re in control of a vehicle. That said, the use of hands-free or Bluetooth functions is allowed, as long as you keep your attention on the road.
What are the rules around drink driving in Consett?
In Consett, it’s a fineable offence to drive with a BAC (blood alcohol content) greater than 0.08%. If you’re in the mood for a drink or two with lunch or dinner, leave the rental car behind.
Is turning on a red light allowed in Consett?
It’s prohibited to turn at a red light in Consett. If you encounter one, take the opportunity to enjoy a couple of mindful moments until the light switches back to green.
Are seat belts compulsory in Durham?
Seat belts are required in Durham. That being said, the rule may not apply for certain vehicles, such as those operated by public transportation systems.

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