France continues to bring in new initiatives in an attempt to cut down the mountains of paperwork involved in pretty much anything official. Whilst it has been possible to pay parking and speeding fines online…

YOUR BRITISH CAR IN FRANCE with Polly Cannie   If you’re intending to hang on to your British car in France and re-register it, make sure before leaving the UK that you have at least…

Hopefully, it will never happen to you, but if it does, forewarned is forearmed, and it is important to know exactly what to do if you are involved in a minor road accident (accident d’auto) in France.

  French number plates     Until 2009, the numbering system for French number plates dated back to 1950. The computer system which managed number plate registration was technically ancient and had nearly reached saturation…