Driving Tips

Tourists driving themselves in Damascus should keep a few things in mind. All drivers must carry international driving permits or licenses on them at all times. Drunk driving is severely punished. Damascus’s drivers are extremely reckless so tourists should be cautious. The speed limit must be observed and there has been a significant increase in the deployment of traffic policemen around the city. Traffic jams are frequent so it is not advisable, therefore, to drive oneself.