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Before you buckle your seat belt and embark on your next wonderful adventure, let us give you a few basic details about Ranong (province). This fantastic getaway destination is in Thailand. If you're looking to gain some local knowledge, you shouldn't have too many issues. Just drop your window and speak to one of the 24,600 people who call this place home.
Avoid paying through the nose for a rental car by following these tips:
Don't restrict yourself to those busy cities. Ranong (province) is home to some sensational scenery, such as rolling hills, forests, and valleys. A set of wheels like a convertible will help you travel around them in style. These vehicles are ideal for those eager to savor the views with the top rolled down. Who doesn't enjoy the sensation of the wind in their hair?
You'll be glad to hear that there's a wide variety of luxurious rental vehicles available in Ranong (province). What you go for will depend on how much you're willing to spend and what you plan to do. Specialty and prestige vehicles often spare no expense when it comes to mod cons and comfort. If you want to indulge yourself, why not book an elite SUV, or perhaps a fancy mid-sized sedan? Alternatively, if you're just after a car to whiz around town in as efficiently as possible, we can help you out with a budget compact vehicle (or something else that won't burn a hole in your wallet).
From seat belt laws and parking rules to speed limits and cell phone use, there's lots to get your head around when driving someplace new. If this is your first visit to Ranong (province), here's what you should know:
The left-hand side is where you'll be motoring along in Ranong (province). The controls of your rental car here, such as the steering wheel and stick shift (if your car has manual transmission), will be on the other side of what you're used to.
Speed limits generally range from 60 km/h to 120 km/h in Ranong (province) and are heavily enforced. Built-up areas usually have a maximum speed of 60 km/h, unless indicated otherwise.
Generally, one of two things will happen. Your rental car company may charge the amount stated on the fine to your credit card. This is the most common approach. Alternatively, it may give your contact information to local law enforcement agencies so the fine is issued directly to you.
Seat belts should always be fastened in Thailand. Having said that, these rules may differ for some vehicles, such as those used by public transportation networks.
As in many places, normal cell phone usage is prohibited while behind the wheel in Ranong (province). However, there is an exception for hands-free or Bluetooth capabilities. Just make sure you stay focused on the road.
In Ranong (province), it's a fineable offence to operate a vehicle with a BAC (blood alcohol content) greater than 0.05%. If you're thinking of having a few drinks with lunch or dinner, leave the rental car at your hotel.
Yes, drivers are allowed to turn on a red light in Ranong (province). But before doing so, you must completely stop the vehicle. Move on only when the lane you are turning into is clear of oncoming traffic.