New Trio of Road Guides from Stars and Stripes Helps U.S. Military Overseas Drive Safely and Confidently in Germany, Italy and the U.K.

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Stripes Road Guides feature vital information for driving in Germany, Italy and the U.K. From rules of the road to what to do in case of an accident, these Road Guides make excellent glove box companions, especially for U.S. military stationed overseas. Each guide also includes updated regulations and penalties, fuel ration information, a American Forces Radio guide, Esso gas station locations (Germany), speed camera locations (Italy), GPS addresses for military installations, emergency telephone numbers, and also a few handy phrases in the local language.

Stripes Road Guides 2012

Stripes 2012 Road Guides for Germany, Italy and UK—ideal for drivers new to Europe.

[Stripes Road Guides are] really helpful for drivers new to Europe who want to learn the rules and regulations.

Stars and Stripes, a multimedia news organization that provides independent news and information to the U.S. military community, published its annual Road Guide featuring essential information for U.S. service members and civilians stationed at U.S. military bases in Europe.

"The Road Guides are extremely popular," said Kathryn Peterson, Multimedia Advertising Manager for Stars and Stripes Europe. "The guides are distributed through the newspaper as well as military in-processing centers, AAFES car care centers, motor vehicle registration stations, and family support centers, to name a few. Print copies of the Road Guides are also available online at

"It's really helpful for drivers new to Europe who want to learn about the rules and regulations," Peterson commented. “The handy booklets are loaded with useful information, and the size is designed to be kept on hand in the glove box for easy access during casual travel or emergency situations."

Stripes Road Guides feature:

     Road Rules to keep drivers safe in any country
     AFN Radio frequencies
     European Union traffic fine charts
     Where to find fuel ration locations in Germany
     How to avoid speed traps in Italy
     Emergency numbers to help drivers stay safe on the road
     GPS coordinates for easy navigation to U.S. military installations
     Handy reference charts to make European conversions a snap
     Foreign phrases to help you get back on the road without anything getting lost in translation

Stripes Road Guide is a one-stop shop for those on-the-go. The print edition and online portal at features the helpful information you need to go to get you going. Print copies are also available at the Stripes Store.

See where the road takes you with Stripes Road Guides.

About Stars and Stripes

Stars and Stripes reports on military matters as the only independent source for news and information operating inside the U.S. Department of Defense that serves the global U.S. military community. Editorially independent of any outside interference and influence, Stars and Stripes provides commercially available U.S. and world news and objective, factual staff-produced stories relevant to the military community it serves.

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