In order to be able to drive a car in St Kitts and Nevis
you must purchase a local driving licence, usually from the
car hire company, at a cost of EC$ 100.
You must show your current driving licence to obtain this.
Motorists drive on the left in St Kitts and Nevis.
Main roads are generally well maintained but many follow
winding routes so careful driving is necessary.
Roads are not well lit at night. You must be alert for
stray livestock and speed bumps in some areas that are not well marked.
Hiring of scooters is popular amongst visitors but safety equipment
is not included in the hire price; despite the additional
cost this is highly recommended for your own protection.
You should be cautious when driving a scooter, as other road users
do not always give them due consideration.