Every year, a certain number of tourists to Italy get a nasty surprise when a fine notification arrives at their home address months after they return from their vacation in Italy. These Italian traffic fines invariably result from driving in to the ZTL limited traffic zones of historic cities in Italy. BEFORE your holiday in Italy, take the trouble to inform yourself about these limited traffic zones, and especially how to recongise the warning signs at their entries. There are procedures to follow if for some reason you have a recognised reason for entering. Read more about traffic violations in Italy.