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Congestion charging zone in London, England. Drivers face fees for driving across central London during weekdays. (Daniel Berehulak/Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images)
Congestion charging zone in London, England. Drivers face fees for driving across central London during weekdays. (Daniel Berehulak/Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images)

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I'm touring around the U.K. this summer, and I'm thinking about renting a car. Besides the obvious, is there anything I should know about the difference between driving over there and driving in Canada? - Janet in Oakville, Ont.

What's obvious to some is not always obvious to others, but most of us know that our British cousins drive on the opposite side of the road, that the steering wheel is on the other side, and that fuel is much more expensive.

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