Driving in Mexico is certainly different from driving in the USA. One unexpected condition is blockading. Blockades in Mexico are a common form of protesting and are something to be aware of when driving through Mexico. Unfortunately, blockades as well as other driving conditions in Mexico are completely unpredictable. There is no announcement or much […]
The thing I dreaded most happened: we got in a car wreck in Mexico. Since this was the first time, I was nervous and did not know what to expect. Thankfully it was a very small incident. When I was pulling out of the parking lot, I side-swiped the car parked to the left of […]
With gas prices still around $4USD a gallon in Mexico, going electric might be the most economical option for your travels. But how realistic is driving an electric vehicle in Mexico? This article discusses Mexico’s efforts in the electric vehicle industry, where chargers can be found, and different types of charging stations. Incentives For Driving […]
You can have any car repairs done in Mexico. No matter what the problem, Mexican mechanics can repair it and get you back on the road
Visit Mexico and have a good time–but never drink and drive in Mexico.
People travel to Mexico annually to enjoy its culture, deep history, tasty food, and abundant sunshine. Many of them drive within the country but find themselves unprepared. W
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
The Mexican Free Zone designed to attract tourists. Formerly the “hassle-free” or “liberated area” – officially it is called the “Free Trade Zone.”
In many ways, driving in Mexico is a lot like driving on California or Arizona’s highways and byways. On the other hand, any time you drive in a foreign country, you can expect some differences.
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.
Mexican roads are now safer than they’ve ever been. American drivers need to keep a watch on differences in local driving
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 …
When driving a Diesel powered vehicle into Mexico make considerations. If you have the newer diesel engines that require low sulfur (Diesel 2) then check this locator for up-to-date Diesel 2 stations throughout Mexico. Also in this article we explain the differences and show what signs to look for at the Pemex gas stations.
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
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 […]
The boom in Mexico’s toll road construction was 1989-1994. Fifty-two concessions were awarded to private contractors to build new roads covering about 5,000
The Green Angels are heroes in Mexico to tourists broken down on the road. But where did they come from?
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 […]
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.