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Where is Shasta County?

We know you can't wait to toss your gear in the trunk and hurtle off to Shasta County. But before you slide into the driver's seat, here are a few details about the place. This amazing destination can be found in United States of America. If you're after some local knowledge, you shouldn't have too much trouble. Just pull over and ask one of the 1,750 people who live here.

What are the best road trip destinations in Shasta County?

Shasta County is an amazing place to cruise the highways and byways behind the wheel of your own rental car. Turn up the radio and enjoy the flexibility of stopping off at all the hidden gems scattered between each of its top tourist destinations. Try to cross off as many of this place's most well-known destinations as possible:

  • Redding (population of 91,600)
  • Burney (population of 3,200)
  • Bella Vista (population of 2,800)
  • Shingletown (population of 2,300)

How can I get a cheap car rental in Shasta County?

We've pulled together a list of the best ways to help you save on a car rental:

  • Use our clever filter feature to steer you toward the hottest car deals around — and then compare the prices;
  • Keep checking your inbox for our awesome Price Drop Alert. We'll keep you in the loop about all the amazing bargains cruising around your location;
  • Check both airport and non-airport pickup outlet locations to ensure you're scoring the best possible deal around;
  • You can sometimes save yourself some dollars if your travel plans are flexible. Compare different days and dates and see how much you can save;
  • Do what you can to keep your pickup and drop-off times as similar as possible. If you bring back your car at a later time than you picked it up, you might be required to pay for an entire extra day;
  • Some companies reward you for prepaying — watch out for these offers;
  • And lastly, secure your favorite set of wheels as soon as you possibly can to score the biggest savings!

What is the most popular rental car category in Shasta County?

From beaches to mountains and sandy shores, Shasta County has some jaw-dropping scenery. Why not hit the highway and enjoy a handful of them? Escape the city limits and plan some exciting day trips. An SUV is well suited to those longer rides. Built to cope with all types of roads, these larger vehicles make it simple to steer off the beaten path.

Should I get a luxury rental car in Shasta County?

There's more than enough choice when it comes to renting a car in Shasta County. From spacious SUVs with plenty of trunk space to zippy little compacts that make parking a breeze, you'll find it all here. Selecting your perfect match of course depends on your budget and what you intend to do. There are some road trips that are just begging you to splurge on your dream ride, whereas others don't need much more than enough space for your luggage and buddies. Which car will you be sliding behind the wheel of this trip?

What do I need to know about driving in California?

From parking restrictions and seat belt laws to speed limits and cell phone use, there's loads to get your head around when driving somewhere new. If you're heading to Shasta County, here's what you should know:

What side of the road do they drive on in Shasta County?

You'll be cruising along the right side of the road in Shasta County. Even though it may seem similar to home, it's always wise to drive more cautiously in places you've never been.

Are there speed limits in Shasta County?

There sure are. Generally, speed limits in Shasta County range from 15 mi/h to 70 mi/h. On residential streets, you usually won't be allowed to drive over 25 mi/h.

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

Normally, one of two things will happen. Your chosen rental car company may bill the amount of the fine to your credit card. This is the usual practice. Otherwise, it may provide your contact details to local law enforcement agencies so the fine is sent directly to you.

Are seat belts compulsory in California?

Seat belts should always be fastened in California. Having said that, the rules may vary for certain vehicles, such as those operated by public transportation systems.

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

As with many places, standard cell phone usage is not allowed while operating a vehicle in Shasta County. However, an exception applies for hands-free or Bluetooth capabilities. Just make sure you keep your eyes on the road.

What are the rules around drink driving in Shasta County?

While behind the wheel in Shasta County, it's against the law to have a BAC (blood alcohol content) greater than 0.08%. Thinking of having a few beers while you're out? Consider using a ride-sharing service or booking a taxi.

Is turning on a red light allowed in Shasta County?

Yes you can. However, before you turn you are required to bring the car to a complete stop and only move on if there's no oncoming traffic.

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