Germany has some of the lowest fines in Europe for speeding starting from just 35 euros but rising to over 600 euros if you overly exceed the set speed limit.
Be aware that the tolerance for speed cameras is at just 3% over the speed limit.
Speeding Fines Italy
Fines in Italy range from 35 euros if you’re driving under 10kph over the limit to 357 euros if you’re driving more than 41kph over the limit.
Good to know: Germany
Street parking in Germany:
Parking Regulations Germany
it is forbidden to park 5 m in front of crossovers or side roads (8 m if there is a cycle path).
In Germany the lots (garages) are called Parkplatz, while above-ground parking is called Parkhaus. Underground garages are called Tiefgarage.
zones with signs reading ‘Anwohnerparken’ or ‘Anliegerfrei’ are reserved for residents.
Parking disc: Blue Zones
Some areas require a Parkscheibe (parking disc). You will recognise these areas as you will see a blue sign with a white ‘P’.
Low-emission zones in Germany
You need to have a badge or sticker to show that your car has low enough emissions to enter.
Here are some German parking-related words:
Parken - parking
Parkplatz - parking lot
Tiefgarage - underground parking garage
Parkhaus - multi-storey car park
Parkzone - parking zone
Parkstreifen - parking strip
Parklücke - parking space
Parkscheibe - parking disc
Parkschein - parking ticket
Parkuhr - parking meter
Note that German language can have some regional variations, so there may be slight differences in the usage of parking-related vocabulary depending on the region of German-speaking countries.