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What are the major attractions in Scottsville?

If your trip to Scottsville is all booked but your travel itinerary is looking a bit empty, we can give you a few hints and tips.

Leave that rental car back at the hotel and use those feet. Not far from the center of this neighborhood, Golden Horse Casino is worth a look. Comrades Marathon House and Pietermaritzburg Oval are some other nearby sights that lure a great many travelers like yourself.

What kind of rental car should I get for Scottsville?

All the neighborhoods around Pietermaritzburg have their own vibe, and Scottsville is a favorite for both locals and visitors. Located approximately 2 miles from downtown, it's a terrific base to explore this bustling metropolis and the local area. Get out and explore the sights in a versatile ride like a standard-sized car. You'll be able to cruise through the busy city streets with ease while still having plenty of legroom and space for luggage.

Should I get a luxury rental car in Scottsville?

For some, owning a prestige vehicle is little more than a pipe dream. But renting your dream ride is absolutely within your grasp! Experience the thrill of cruising into town in a snazzy sports car, even if it's only for a few days. Or perhaps you're just after a budget ride to bring you safely from point A to point B. Affordable or flashy? Whatever you're looking for, there's a rental car to suit your style in Scottsville.

What do I need to know about driving in Pietermaritzburg?

From speeding to seat belt laws, you should have an idea about the road rules before motoring around Scottsville. If you're ready to learn, read on!

What side of the road do they drive on in Scottsville?

In Scottsville, you'll be driving on the left side of the road. This means the steering wheel is on the right-hand side. If you've rented a manual transmission car, get used to shifting gears with your left hand.

Does Scottsville have peak-hour traffic?

With Pietermaritzburg having a modest population of approximately 750,800, peak-hour traffic isn't a huge concern in neighborhoods like Scottsville. As with most destinations, the roads are at their busiest during the work-time commute. Try to avoid those times for a smoother ride.

Is it difficult to park in Scottsville?

Nabbing a parking space in Scottsville isn't too hard. Of course, it depends on where you are and when — it could be tricky parking right in the center during peak periods.

Are there speed limits in Scottsville?

The speed limits in Scottsville are comparable to the rest of Pietermaritzburg, ranging from 60 km/h to 120 km/h. To ensure the safety of both drivers and pedestrians, a maximum speed limit of 60 km/h applies to residential zones.

What happens if I get a speeding fine while driving a rental car in Pietermaritzburg?

Normally, your rental car company will charge the amount fined to your credit card. Alternatively, the company may provide your contact information to the relevant local authority so they can send a fine directly to you.

Are seat belts compulsory in Pietermaritzburg?

Subject to a small number of exceptions, seat belts must be fastened in Pietermaritzburg.

Is it illegal to use a cell phone while driving in Scottsville?

It's prohibited to use your cell phone while you're behind the wheel in Scottsville, and you could even be hit with a fine for just holding a phone if you're in control of a vehicle. That being said, the use of hands-free or Bluetooth functions is allowed, as long as your focus remains on the road.

What are the rules around drink driving in Scottsville?

The legal BAC (blood alcohol content) limit while driving in Scottsville is 0.05%. If you're in the mood for a big night out, leave your rental wheels behind and organize another way of getting home instead.

Is turning on a red light allowed in Scottsville?

No, so don't risk a fine by doing it. In Scottsville, red equals stop, with no exceptions. When approaching traffic lights, always drive at a safe speed so you can easily stop if you need to.

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