Driving in Europe: Do I need a Green Card to drive in Europe?

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A Green Card is an internationally-acceptable document that allows motorists to drive across international borders, and proves the existence of insurance.

A Green Card is an internationally-acceptable document that allows motorists to drive across international borders, and proves the existence of insurance.

While a Green Card is no longer required in most countries, taking one will make it easier if you need to make a claim or exchange details with another driver or the police.

Remember, the Green Card itself is not insurance so make sure you have appropriate cover for your trip and take your Certificate of Motor Insurance with you.

internationally-recognised document that shows you have the minimum cover to drive in Europe. It also ensures you're not disadvantaged if you're in an accident involving a foreign-registered vehicle.

For further information on the Green Card visit the Motor Insurers Bureau website.

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