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Ah! The clear roads of the Continent.

I went to France over the Easter weekend and was stunned at the clear and well surfaced N roads. I've driven in France before but only with pootling cars like a Citroen AX. The GTV really shows the difference.

What also came as a very pleasant suprise was the lane discipline of the French on dual carriageways and motorways. They actually use the extra lanes for overtaking and not just cruising in at 75mph unlike most British drivers. Most motorways in France are two lanes but you can make much better progess than most three laners in Britain.

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Driving on the continent is so cool, they drive properly over there, when I came back from the Nurburgring we averaged about 100mph on the motorways all the way to Calais cant wait to do it again
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Driving in this country is a total nightmare

This really came home to me after I drove in New Zealand (the only other country I have ever driven in). Stunningly clear roads, which are actually maintained properly (despite the remoteness of some of the locations - we could learn a lot from them).
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Driving in this country is like driving in the UK (or as it should be)... everybody stays on the left lane!
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