Category Archives: Driving in Mexico

driving in mexico can be an amazing experience. However, don’t fall into the traps of not understanding the difference. Mexico has specific laws, KM/H instead of MP/H, and other. Start here to learn some differences

Mexico Travel Tips

Mexico Travel Tips

A large, diverse country, Mexico provides international travelers with a thrilling and unique travel experience. This is especially true among American travelers, as it ranks among the top destinations in the region Continue Reading

Hit and Run Mexico

Hit and Run Mexico

Being involved in a car crash is bad enough, but having the other driver flee the scene is even worse. Worst of all is being involved in a hit-and-run crash while on vacation in Mexico. Continue Reading

Towing in Mexico

Towing in Mexico

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Here are some important things to note when you tow your boat, trailer, another car, utility trailer or ATV down to Mexico:

1. You MUST identify the towed unit when trailering in Mexico. When you add weight to the rear of your automobile it changes the operating dynamic and risk. Failure to tow behind an insured vehicle without listing … Continue Reading

Mexico Traffic Tickets

Mexico Traffic Tickets

Getting a traffic ticket in Mexico may be inconvenient (as it is anywhere), but it’s not the end of the world and shouldn’t put a damper on your vacation or travel plans. To handle a ticket in Mexico listen carefully to the officer and ask Continue Reading

Mexico Toll Roads

Mexico Toll Roads

Toll roads or “autopistas” cover Mexico in a vast network. This extensive network includes freeways and highways that require the payment of tolls similar to the U.S. roadway system. Many toll roads are well maintained and lit and offer safer… Continue Reading

Top 50 Sites to See in Mexico

It almost goes without saying that Driving in Mexico boasts far more than a mere fifty attractions to see when traveling through the country.  Yet the following sites and attractions are among the most famous among those driving through the country.  Be sure to include as many as you can when creating your itinerary; you… Continue Reading

Toll Roads in Mexico

If you are new to driving in Mexico, you may not be aware of what a huge change that advent of toll roads in Mexico made to driving tourism. I was driving around before there were toll roads and am still around. I and a lot of old-timers have mixed emotions about the toll roads.… Continue Reading

Otay Mesa ‘Ready Lane’ Opens May 2, 2011

Otay Mesa to open the Ready Lane at the Otay Mesa border crossing on May 2, 2011. This lane is for those with one of these RFID’s: the U.S. Passport Card; the Enhanced Driver’s License (EDL); the Enhanced Tribal Card (ETC); Trusted Traveler Cards (NEXUS, SENTRI and FAST cards); the new Enhanced Permanent Resident Card… Continue Reading

Gasoline in Mexico

Gasoline in Mexico

If you are driving south, you may need to buy gasoline in Mexico at some point. Fortunately, this should be a simple and straightforward process for the most part, though there are some potential complications that can come up. Continue Reading