Going abroad, the EU app to travel safely in Europe

by Silvana Calcagno - 2014.07.04
Going abroad, the EU app to travel safely in Europe
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Going Abroad is an app funded by the EU to travel safely throughout Europe. What better than an app that prevents you from getting fines, that allows you to know in advance norms and customs of the country of destination? Thanks to Going Abroad it is possible to get information on seatbelts, the use of smartphones when driving, speed limits, the use of safety helmets on certain two-wheels vehicles. The app also gives information on drugs forbidden, as well as on the blood alcohol level. Did you know, for example, that in Great Britain you can have a blood alcohol level of maximum 0.8 g, against 0.2 g in Sweden and 0.5 g in many other countries?  Or again, that in Bulgaria seatbelts are not compulsory for taxi drivers? Or still, that in Czech Republic you must wear the helmet when riding a bike until the age of 18?

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