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.The terms right-hand traffic and left-hand traffic refer to regulations requiring all bidirectional traffic to keep either to the right or the left side of the road, respectively.^ Portugal changed from left-hand to right-hand traffic on 1 June 1928.
  • WikiPortallus: Right- and left-hand traffic.html 15 September 2009 4:29 UTC www.history.en.bywa.net [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Ethiopia changed from left-hand to right-hand traffic on 8 June 1964.
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^ Right- and left -hand traffic - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia .
  • Driving on the Left - TheArchitect.co.uk - Jorgen Thelin's weblog 15 September 2009 6:14 UTC www.thearchitect.co.uk [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[1] .This is so fundamental to traffic flow that it is sometimes referred to as the rule of the road.^ This is so fundamental that it is sometimes known simply as the rule of the road .
  • Bambooweb: Rules of the road 15 September 2009 6:14 UTC www.bambooweb.com [Source type: Original source]

^ This is so fundamental to traffic flow that it is sometimes referred to as the rule of the road .
  • WikiPortallus: Right- and left-hand traffic.html 15 September 2009 4:29 UTC www.history.en.bywa.net [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ This is so fundamental to traffic flow that it is sometimes referred to as the rule of the road.
  • Yahoo! Answers - Why are there left-hand drive & right-hand drive car, is that b-coz the inventor was left-handed/right-handed? 11 January 2010 13:013 UTC ph.answers.yahoo.com [Source type: General]

[2] .This basic rule eases traffic flow and reduces the risk of head-on collisions.^ This basic rule eases traffic flow and reduces the risk of head-on collisions .
  • WikiPortallus: Right- and left-hand traffic.html 15 September 2009 4:29 UTC www.history.en.bywa.net [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ A traffic light at the wrong location can create significant disruption to traffic flow, which in turn, may cause an increase in rear-end collisions and exhaust from idling vehicles.
  • Traffic Lights - City of Regina 11 January 2010 13:013 UTC www.regina.ca [Source type: News]

^ Such lights tend to make intersections safer and may speed up through traffic by reducing the risk of head-on collisions, but may decrease the overall efficiency of the intersection as it becomes congested, depending on what proportion of traffic is turning.
  • Traffic Lights around the World 11 January 2010 13:013 UTC www.edinformatics.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Though originally most traffic drove on the left worldwide,[3] today about 66% of the world's people live in right-hand traffic countries and 34% in left-hand traffic countries.^ Portugal changed from left-hand to right-hand traffic on 1 June 1928.
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^ Ethiopia changed from left-hand to right-hand traffic on 8 June 1964.
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^ Right- and left -hand traffic - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia .
  • Driving on the Left - TheArchitect.co.uk - Jorgen Thelin's weblog 15 September 2009 6:14 UTC www.thearchitect.co.uk [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.About 72% of the world's total road distance carries traffic on the right, and 28% on the left.^ About 72% of the world's total road distance carries traffic on the right, and 28% on the left.
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^ Right- and left-hand traffic.html .
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^ Right- _ and _ left-hand _ traffic .
  • Search results for "Right- and left-hand traffic" - Wikimedia Commons 11 January 2010 13:013 UTC commons.wikimedia.org [Source type: Reference]

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Terminology

.Universally (following a treaty; see below) each country specifies a uniform road traffic flow: left-hand traffic (LHT) in which traffic keeps to the left side of the road, or right-hand traffic (RHT) in which traffic keeps to the right.^ On left hand side is 4420 Madison.

^ Right- and left -hand traffic - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia .
  • Driving on the Left - TheArchitect.co.uk - Jorgen Thelin's weblog 15 September 2009 6:14 UTC www.thearchitect.co.uk [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The hotel is 50 metres up the road on the left hand side.
  • Map of Dublin, location Mespil Hotel Ballsbridge Dublin 11 January 2010 13:013 UTC www.mespilhotel.com [Source type: General]

[5][6][7]
.Vehicles are manufactured in left-hand drive (LHD) and right-hand drive (RHD) configurations, referring to the placement of the driving seat and controls within the vehicle.^ PDA View Full Version : Left-hand-drive or right-hand-drive??
  • Left-hand-drive or right-hand-drive?? [Archive] - The Official Michael Bay Forums 15 September 2009 2:30 UTC www.shootfortheedit.com [Source type: General]

^ Left-hand drive.
  • The Official BC Cobra Club Web Site - Serial Numbers Decoded 15 September 2009 2:30 UTC www.bccobraclub.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ All vehicles Left Hand drive unless otherwise stated.
  • Limerick Motorhomes Limerick Campervans Limerick Holiday Mobiles : ListonsMotorHomes 15 September 2009 2:30 UTC www.listonmotorhomes.com [Source type: General]

[8][9][10] .Typically, the placement of the steering wheel is opposite to the rule of the road: LHT countries use RHD vehicles, and RHT countries use LHD vehicles.^ Because motorists in Australia drive on the left-hand side of the road while seated on the right-hand side of their vehicle, MPRI had to modify its simulators for RHD. This included moving the steering wheel and transmission and changing the configuration of the control panel.
  • MPRI Enters Right-Hand Drive (RHD) Simulator Market 18 September 2009 19:30 UTC www.mpri.com [Source type: News]

^ With the mass production of reliable and economical cars in the United States, initial exports used the same design, and out of necessity many countries changed their rule of the road.
  • Why do some countries drive on the right and others on the left ? 11 January 2010 13:013 UTC users.telenet.be [Source type: Original source]
  • Why do Americans drive on the right side of the road? - Yahoo! Answers 11 January 2010 13:013 UTC answers.yahoo.com [Source type: General]

^ Right-hand drive vehicles are typically used in jurisdictions where motorized traffic in required to travel on the left side of the road, such as Britain.
  • Chrysler Canada to build right-hand-drive van for Europe 15 September 2009 2:30 UTC www.montrealgazette.com [Source type: News]

.This is so that the driver's line of sight is as long as possible down the road past leading vehicles, an important consideration for overtaking (passing) manœuvres.^ Overtaking, passing to left; driver's duties.

^ WHEN OVERTAKING do so from right of the vehicles you are passing.
  • Uttar Pradesh Transport Department | rules of the road 11 January 2010 13:013 UTC www.uptransport.org [Source type: Original source]

^ This is so that the driver's line of sight is as long as possible down the road past leading vehicles, an important consideration for overtaking (passing) manœuvres.
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.However, there are LHT countries where most vehicles are LHD (see Caribbean islands and Sweden below)—and there are some countries with RHT and mostly RHD vehicles (see Afghanistan, Burma (Myanmar), and Russia below).^ However, there are LHT countries where most vehicles are LHD (see Caribbean islands and Sweden below)—and there are some countries with RHT and mostly RHD vehicles (see Afghanistan, Burma (Myanmar), and Russia below).
  • WikiPortallus: Right- and left-hand traffic.html 15 September 2009 4:29 UTC www.history.en.bywa.net [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Generally, RHD vehicles drive on LHT roads and LHD vehicles drive on RHT roads.

^ When a sign is posted restricting access, there must be a turn-around enabling a driver to see vehicles approaching from 200 ft.
  • CUT-THROUGH TRAFFIC MITIGATION I 11 January 2010 13:013 UTC www.blairhills.org [Source type: Original source]

.Many countries permit both types of vehicles on their roads.^ Furthermore, many countries permit both types of vehicles on their roads.
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^ Monk Drive Mick Deaver Drive Mick Deaver Extension Research Drive Champions Drive Only emergency vehicles and those with the proper Gameday permit from the University will be permitted along these roads.
  • Mizzou Gameday 11 January 2010 13:013 UTC www.mutigers.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ We can convert many types of vehicles like motor homes, chassis cabs, pick-up trucks and Suburban's which are just a few of the vehicles that we have previously converted.
  • Right Hand Drive Conversions, RHD Right Hand Drive Conversions Conversion Kits UK 15 September 2009 2:30 UTC www.american-vehicles.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Terminological confusion can arise from the misuse of left-hand drive or right-hand drive to indicate the side of the road along which vehicles are driven.^ PDA View Full Version : Left-hand-drive or right-hand-drive??
  • Left-hand-drive or right-hand-drive?? [Archive] - The Official Michael Bay Forums 15 September 2009 2:30 UTC www.shootfortheedit.com [Source type: General]

^ On left hand side is 4420 Madison.

^ The hotel is 50 metres up the road on the left hand side.
  • Map of Dublin, location Mespil Hotel Ballsbridge Dublin 11 January 2010 13:013 UTC www.mespilhotel.com [Source type: General]

.The terms nearside and offside are equestrian terms meaning left and right respectively, and are used both in LHT countries (e.g., the United Kingdom) and RHT countries (e.g., Denmark).^ Uses arrows left/right to indicate countries driving orientation.
  • 76 – Driving Orientation: A World Map « Strange Maps 11 January 2010 13:013 UTC strangemaps.wordpress.com [Source type: General]

^ Overtaking on the left is not an offence in the United Kingdom.
  • Middle Lane Morons - The Offical Website "Dedicated to freeing Lane 2 from the League of Chimpions" Middle Lane Morons 11 January 2010 13:013 UTC middlelanemorons.com [Source type: Original source]

^ As used in this Article, the following terms have the following meanings: .
  • NCDOT Division of Bicycle and Pedestrian Transportation 11 January 2010 13:013 UTC www.ncdot.org [Source type: Original source]

.The terms are often used in the British vehicle maintenance industry to mean the left and right hand side of a motor vehicle, but are commonly misunderstood to mean specifically kerbside and non-kerbside.^ On left hand side is 4420 Madison.

^ The funeral home is on the left hand side.

^ The school is on the right hand side.

[11] .For example in Denmark, the offside is the kerbside.^ For example in Denmark, the offside is the kerbside.
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Road traffic

Uniformity

Map of the world showing the driving directions for all countries and any changes that have occurred, beginning with Finland's change in 1858
     drive on right      drove on left, now drive on right      drive on left      drove on right, now drive on left      had different rules of the road within borders, now drive on right
.Signatory countries to the Geneva Convention on Road Traffic (1949)[12] have agreed to a uniform direction of traffic in each country.^ Are there other considerations for > deciding which side of the road a country should drive given its > predominant writing direction?
  • Unicode Mail List Archive: RE: writing direction 15 September 2009 6:14 UTC www.unicode.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Traffic travelling straight ahead in either direction along a major road has right of way at all times.
  • Junctions - Road Safety Authority Rules of the Road 11 January 2010 13:013 UTC www.rulesoftheroad.ie [Source type: Original source]

^ If you are planning to visit the UK and happen to come from one of the many countries that drive on the wrong side of the road, the following advice, direct from the Ministry of Transport, is for you: .
  • Why do some countries drive on the right and others on the left ? 11 January 2010 13:013 UTC users.telenet.be [Source type: Original source]

Article 9(1) provides that:
.All vehicular traffic proceeding in the same direction on any road shall keep to the same side of the road, which shall be uniform in each country for all roads.^ Be alert for traffic on all sides.
  • NYS DMV - Driver's Manual - Chapter 5 11 January 2010 13:013 UTC www.nydmv.state.ny.us [Source type: Original source]

^ Look for traffic in all directions and listen.
  • Chandigarh traffic police, promoting road safety, traffic safety, India road signs & rules, safe responsible driving, first aid India. 11 January 2010 13:013 UTC www.chandigarhtrafficpolice.org [Source type: Original source]

^ After this day, all traffic moves on the right-hand side of the road.
  • Automobiles: The Early Days in NS 15 September 2009 2:30 UTC alts.net [Source type: News]

.Domestic regulations concerning one-way traffic shall not be affected.^ Traffic One-way streets .
  • Traffic! 15 September 2009 4:29 UTC www.kipaddotta.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Domestic regulations concerning one-way traffic shall not be affected."
  • Which side of the road do they drive on? 15 September 2009 2:30 UTC www.brianlucas.ca [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • Which side of the road do they drive on? 11 January 2010 13:013 UTC brianlucas.ca [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ One Way Links - One way to Great traffic!
  • Increase Web Traffic - Easy Targeted Web Traffic Tips - Page One on Google - Web Traffic Formula 11 January 2010 13:013 UTC www.takeoverpageone.com [Source type: General]

.In the past, there were several countries which had different rules in different parts of the country (e.g., Canada until the 1920s).^ In the past, there were several countries which had different rules in different parts of the country (e.g., Canada until the 1920s).
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^ In 1928, Panama and 13 other countries in the world had "drive to the left" rules which are still in effect in Great Britain, Ireland and several countries where there has been British influence.
  • When Left Was Right 11 January 2010 13:013 UTC www.serve.com [Source type: Original source]

^ Until the 1920s, the rule of the road in Canada varied from province to province, with British Columbia , New Brunswick , Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island , driving on the left, and the other provinces and territories driving on the right.
  • Bambooweb: Rules of the road 15 September 2009 6:14 UTC www.bambooweb.com [Source type: Original source]

.Currently, China is the only country for which this is the case, as the bulk of it drives on the right, while the Special Administrative Regions of Hong Kong and Macau drive on the left.^ Uses arrows left/right to indicate countries driving orientation.
  • 76 – Driving Orientation: A World Map « Strange Maps 11 January 2010 13:013 UTC strangemaps.wordpress.com [Source type: General]

^ Douglas Clark: Both Hong Kong and Macao drive on the left and China on the right.
  • Which side of the road do they drive on? 15 September 2009 2:30 UTC www.brianlucas.ca [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • Which side of the road do they drive on? 11 January 2010 13:013 UTC brianlucas.ca [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Country drives on the left .
  • Which Side Of The Road To Drive On? Left Or Right, Country By Country Around The World 15 September 2009 2:30 UTC www.i18nguy.com [Source type: Original source]

Left-hand traffic

Left-hand traffic.svg
A sign on Australia's Great Ocean Road reminding foreign motorists to keep left.
  • All traffic is generally required to keep left unless overtaking.
  • Oncoming traffic is seen coming from the right.
  • Right-turning traffic must cross oncoming traffic.
  • Most traffic signs facing motorists are on the left side of the road.
  • Traffic on roundabouts (traffic circles or rotaries) goes clockwise.
  • Pedestrians crossing a two-way road look first for traffic from their right.
  • The lane designated for normal driving and turning left is on the left
  • Most dual carriageway (divided highway) exits are on the left
  • Other vehicles are overtaken (passed) on the right, though in some circumstances overtaking on the left is permitted.
  • Most vehicles have the driving seat on the right.
  • A left turn at a red light may be allowed after stopping.
  • On roads without a footpath pedestrians may be advised to walk on the right.

Right-hand traffic

Right-hand traffic.svg
  • All traffic is generally required to keep right unless overtaking.
  • Oncoming traffic is seen coming from the left.
  • Left-turning traffic must cross oncoming traffic.
  • Most traffic signs facing motorists are on the right side of the road.
  • Traffic on roundabouts (traffic circles or rotaries) goes anticlockwise.
  • Pedestrians crossing a two-way road look first for traffic from their left.
  • The lane designated for normal driving and turning right is on the right.
  • Most dual carriageway (divided highway) exits are on the right
  • Other vehicles are generally overtaken (passed) on the left, though in some circumstances overtaking on the right is permitted.
  • Most vehicles have the driving seat on the left.
  • A right turn at a red light may be allowed after stopping.
  • On roads without a footpath pedestrians may be advised to walk on the left.

Jurisdictions with left-hand traffic

Total: 76 countries, territories and dependencies
.Today road traffic in the following seven European jurisdictions drives on the left: Cyprus, Guernsey, Ireland, Isle of Man, Jersey, Malta and the United Kingdom.^ Driving tips in Ireland - Brief history of left-hand traffic .
  • Driving tips in Ireland - Brief history of left-hand traffic 15 September 2009 4:29 UTC www.travelwebdir.com [Source type: News]

^ Overtaking on the left is not an offence in the United Kingdom.
  • Middle Lane Morons - The Offical Website "Dedicated to freeing Lane 2 from the League of Chimpions" Middle Lane Morons 11 January 2010 13:013 UTC middlelanemorons.com [Source type: Original source]

^ Man: The weak link in road traffic.
  • Journal Articles 15 September 2009 4:29 UTC www.safetylit.org [Source type: Academic]

.None shares a land border with a country that drives on the right and all were once part of the British Empire.^ This is what I learned in school (in part of the British Empire!
  • Drive on the Right in China 11 January 2010 13:013 UTC home.wangjianshuo.com [Source type: Original source]

^ Why do some countries drive on the right .
  • Why do some countries drive on the right and others on the left ? 11 January 2010 13:013 UTC users.telenet.be [Source type: Original source]

^ Some parts of the country drove on the right (e.g.
  • Why do some countries drive on the right and others on the left ? 11 January 2010 13:013 UTC users.telenet.be [Source type: Original source]
  • Why do Americans drive on the right side of the road? - Yahoo! Answers 11 January 2010 13:013 UTC answers.yahoo.com [Source type: General]

.Some Commonwealth countries and other former British colonies, such as Australia, Hong Kong, Singapore, New Zealand, Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Malaysia and South Africa drive on the left, but others such as Canada, Gambia, Ghana, Nigeria, Sierra Leone and the United States drive on the right.^ New right hand drive cars .
  • RHD - Right Hand Drive Cars - Sales Sources in Europe 18 September 2009 19:30 UTC www.lhdvehicle.com [Source type: News]

^ Being a former British colony , Hong Kong follows the United Kingdom in driving on the left.
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^ Bangladesh drives on the left, a legacy of the British empire and formerly being a part of Pakistan .
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.Other countries that drive on the left in Asia are Thailand, Indonesia, Bhutan, Nepal, East Timor and Japan.^ Territories, however, which bordered other left-driving countries were exempted.
  • Why do some countries drive on the right and others on the left ? 11 January 2010 13:013 UTC users.telenet.be [Source type: Original source]
  • Why do Americans drive on the right side of the road? - Yahoo! Answers 11 January 2010 13:013 UTC answers.yahoo.com [Source type: General]

^ Country drives on the left .
  • Which Side Of The Road To Drive On? Left Or Right, Country By Country Around The World 15 September 2009 2:30 UTC www.i18nguy.com [Source type: Original source]

^ Indonesia drives on the left too.
  • Which Side Of The Road To Drive On? Left Or Right, Country By Country Around The World 15 September 2009 2:30 UTC www.i18nguy.com [Source type: Original source]

.In South America, only Guyana and Suriname drive on the left.^ Guyana and Suriname are the only two remaining countries in the mainland Americas that drive on the left.
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^ In South America , only Guyana and Suriname drive on the left.
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^ Today, only 4 European countries still drive on the left: Cyprus, Malta, Great Britain and Ireland.
  • Driving tips in Ireland - Brief history of left-hand traffic 15 September 2009 4:29 UTC www.travelwebdir.com [Source type: News]

.Most of the Pacific countries drive on the left, in line with Australia and New Zealand, with Samoa joining most recently, on 7 September 2009, the first country for three decades to change the side on which it drives.^ Most vehicles have the driving seat on the left.
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^ Most of the Pacific countries drive on the left, in line with Australia and New Zealand, with Samoa joining most recently, on 7 September 2009, the first country for three decades to change the side it drives on.
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^ Chaos predicted as Samoa changes driving side ".
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Jurisdictions with right-hand traffic

Total: 163 countries and territories

Changing sides at borders

One of many road signs in the British county of Kent placed on the right hand side of the road
The change of traffic directions at the Laos–Thai border takes place on Lao territory just off the Thai–Lao Friendship Bridge
Vehicles entering and leaving Macau cross over each other at the Lotus Bridge
.Several countries in Africa, Asia and South America have land borders where drivers must change to the other side of the road.^ Where neighbouring countries drive on opposite sides of the road, drivers from one to the other must change sides when crossing the border.
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^ How do drivers change sides when they cross a border?
  • Which side of the road do they drive on? 15 September 2009 2:30 UTC www.brianlucas.ca [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • Which side of the road do they drive on? 11 January 2010 13:013 UTC brianlucas.ca [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Changing sides at borders .
  • WikiPortallus: Right- and left-hand traffic.html 15 September 2009 4:29 UTC www.history.en.bywa.net [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Where neighbouring countries drive on opposite sides of the road, drivers from one to the other must change sides when crossing the border.^ Where neighbouring countries drive on opposite sides of the road, drivers from one to the other must change sides when crossing the border.
  • WikiPortallus: Right- and left-hand traffic.html 15 September 2009 4:29 UTC www.history.en.bywa.net [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ How do drivers change sides when they cross a border?
  • Which side of the road do they drive on? 15 September 2009 2:30 UTC www.brianlucas.ca [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • Which side of the road do they drive on? 11 January 2010 13:013 UTC brianlucas.ca [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Territories, however, which bordered other left-driving countries were exempted.
  • Why do some countries drive on the right and others on the left ? 11 January 2010 13:013 UTC users.telenet.be [Source type: Original source]
  • Why do Americans drive on the right side of the road? - Yahoo! Answers 11 January 2010 13:013 UTC answers.yahoo.com [Source type: General]

.Thailand is particularly notable in this context.^ Thailand is particularly notable in this context.
  • WikiPortallus: Right- and left-hand traffic.html 15 September 2009 4:29 UTC www.history.en.bywa.net [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Thailand drives on the left; since Myanmar (Burma) changed from left to right in 1970, 90% of Thailand's borders are with countries that drive on the right (only Malaysia drives on the left).^ Changing from right-hand-drive to left-hand-drive in the USA .
  • Which side of the road do they drive on? 15 September 2009 2:30 UTC www.brianlucas.ca [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • Which side of the road do they drive on? 11 January 2010 13:013 UTC brianlucas.ca [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Uses arrows left/right to indicate countries driving orientation.
  • 76 – Driving Orientation: A World Map « Strange Maps 11 January 2010 13:013 UTC strangemaps.wordpress.com [Source type: General]

^ Some countries other have changed to driving on the right too.
  • Drivers.com: Driving on the wrong side 11 January 2010 13:013 UTC www.drivers.com [Source type: Original source]

.Thailand is the only sizable country with this issue.^ Thailand is the only sizable country with this problem.
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^ Thailand drives on the left; since Myanmar (Burma) changed from left to right in 1970, 90% of Thailand's borders are with countries that drive on the right (only Malaysia drives on the left).
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.Other notable borders where a changeover is necessary are between Afghanistan and Pakistan, and between Sudan and Uganda.^ There are still many instances of having to change sides at border crossings, such as between Uganda and Sudan , Thailand and Laos or Pakistan and Afghanistan .
  • Bambooweb: Rules of the road 15 September 2009 6:14 UTC www.bambooweb.com [Source type: Original source]

^ The only place I've crossed a land border where the side of the road for driving changes is between Afghanistan and Pakistan.
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  • Which side of the road do they drive on? 11 January 2010 13:013 UTC brianlucas.ca [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Mount Muhabura, also known as Mount Muhavura, is an extinct volcano in the Virunga Mountains on the border between Rwanda and Uganda.
  • Rwanda Maps 15 September 2009 4:29 UTC mapsof.net [Source type: General]

.When borders coincide with natural barriers, such as mountains (which may be in remote areas) or rivers, the traffic volumes are relatively low and the number of border crossings is reduced.^ When borders coincide with natural barriers, such as mountains (which may be in remote areas) or rivers, the traffic volumes are relatively low and the number of border crossings is reduced.
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^ For four and a half months, drivers crossing the border in both directions had to remember to change to the other side of the road, and even with the relatively low traffic levels of that day there were some near- misses resulting from this conflict."
  • Which Side Of The Road To Drive On? Left Or Right, Country By Country Around The World 15 September 2009 2:30 UTC www.i18nguy.com [Source type: Original source]

^ Such lights tend to make intersections safer and may speed up through traffic by reducing the risk of head-on collisions, but may decrease the overall efficiency of the intersection as it becomes congested, depending on what proportion of traffic is turning.
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.This is true of many borders where traffic changes sides of the road, especially in Asia.^ Changing sides at borders .
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^ The Takutu Bridge is the Americas' only border crossing where traffic changes sides of the road.
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^ This is true of many borders where traffic changes sides of the road, especially in Asia .
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The four most common ways of switching traffic from one side to the other at borders are
  • No automatic infrastructure (signposts and directions only), most commonly found at borders with low traffic volumes.^ There are two border crossing points between mainland China and Macau.
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    ^ China, People's Republic of (Mainland China) 32.
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    ^ From 1946 China (of which Hong Kong and Macau were not a part) became a right hand traffic only country.
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    Examples include

History

.In 1998, archaeologists found a well-preserved track leading to a Roman quarry near Swindon, England.^ In late 1998, the remains of a Roman quarry was discovered at Blunsdon Ridge, near Swindon, England.
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^ History In 1998, archaeologists found a well-preserved track leading to a Roman quarry near Swindon, England.
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^ In 1998, archaeologists found a well-preserved track leading to a Roman quarry near Swindon, England .
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.The grooves in the road on the left side (viewed facing down the track away from the quarry) were much deeper than those on the right side.^ Ruts in the road leading to this quarry are much deeper on one side of the road than on the other.
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^ Most traffic signs facing motorists are on the left side of the road.
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^ Most traffic signs facing motorists are on the right side of the road.
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.These grooves suggest that the Romans drove on the left, at least in this particular location, since carts would exit the quarry heavily loaded, and enter it empty.^ If it can be assumed that the side of the road with deeper ruts was the side used by loaded carts leaving the quarry, while the side with shallow ruts indicates empty carts arriving, then we can conclude that at this particular location, at least, the Romans drove on the left.
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^ The conclusion: Romans drove on the left.
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^ These grooves suggest that the Romans drove on the left, at least in this particular location.
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[4]
.Some historians, such as C. Northcote Parkinson, believed that ancient travellers on horseback generally rode on the left side of the road.^ In fact, some, for example C. Northcote Parkinson , believed that ancient travellers on horseback generally rode on the left side of the road.
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^ A hint for swaping sides of the road in general: .
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^ In fact, some, for example C. Northcote Parkinson, believed that ancient travellers on horseback generally rode on the left side of the road.
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.As more people are right-handed, a horseman would thus be able to hold the reins with his left hand and keep his right hand free—to offer in friendship to passing riders or to defend himself with a sword, if necessary.^ Right- and left-hand turns.

^ Right- and left-hand traffic.html .
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^ The left-hand, right-hand economy .
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[15]
.The first legal reference in Britain to an order for traffic to remain on the left was in 1756 with regard to London Bridge.^ The first legal reference in Britain to an order for traffic to remain on the left was in 1756 with regard to London Bridge .
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^ The first legal reference in Britain to an order for traffic to remain on the left was in 1756 with regard to London Bridge.
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^ The first legal reference in Britain to an order for traffic to remain on the left occurred in 1756 with regard to London Bridge .
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.The Highway Act 1773 contained a recommendation that horse traffic should remain on the left and this is enshrined in the Highway Act 1835.^ The Highway Act 1773 contained a recommendation that horse traffic should remain on the left and this is enshrined in the Highway Act 1835.
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^ The Highway Act 1773 contained a recommendation that horse traffic should remain on the left and this is enshrined in the Highway Act 1835 .
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^ According to [Amphicars] , the UK Government introduced the General Highways Act of 1773, containing a keep left recommendation to regulate horse traffic.
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[16]
.In the late 1700s, the shift from left to right that took place in countries such as the United States was based on teamsters' use of large freight wagons pulled by several pairs of horses.^ In the late 1700s, however, teamsters in France and the United States began hauling farm products in big wagons pulled by several pairs of horses.
  • Why do some countries drive on the right and others on the left ? 11 January 2010 13:013 UTC users.telenet.be [Source type: Original source]
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^ Uses arrows left/right to indicate countries driving orientation.
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^ In the late 1700s, teamsters in many countries switched to bigger freight waggons drawn by multiple pairs of horses.
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.The wagons had no driver’s seat, so a postilion sat on the left rear horse and held his whip in his right hand.^ Right- and left-hand turns.

^ The wagons had no driver’s seat, so a postilion sat on the left rear horse and held his whip in his right hand.
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^ These wagons had no driver's seat; instead the driver sat on the left rear horse, so he could keep his right arm free to lash the team.
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.Seated on the left, the driver preferred that other wagons pass him on the left so that he could be sure to keep clear of the wheels of oncoming wagons.^ Since he was sitting on the left, he naturally wanted everybody to pass on the left so he could look down and make sure he kept clear of the oncoming wagon’s wheels.
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^ Wagon teams driven from the wagon: keep left.
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^ These wagons had no driver's seat.
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.He did that by driving on the right side of the road.^ Why do Americans drive on the right side of the road?
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^ He is responsible for changing the roads so that we now drive on the right side of the roads in China.
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^ Drive on the wrong side of the road.
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[15]
.Countries that became part of the British Empire adopted the British keep-left rule, although some have since changed.^ Although Japan was never part of the British Empire, its traffic also goes to the left.
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^ Most of the countries that drive on the left are former colonies of the British Empire .
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^ This is what I learned in school (in part of the British Empire!
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.In Canada, the Maritime provinces and British Columbia initially drove on the left, but changed to the right in order to make border crossings to and from other provinces easier.^ In Canada , the Maritime provinces and British Columbia initially drove on the left, but changed to the right in order to make border crossings to and from other provinces easier.
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^ In some cities or provinces traffic drove on the left and in others on the right.
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^ Half the country drove on the left and half on the right.
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Nova Scotia switched to driving on the right on 15 April 1923.

Changing to right-hand traffic

.Over the course of the 20th century, there was a gradual worldwide shift from driving on the left to the right.^ Driving on the left or right .
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^ Nigeria shifted to driving on the right.
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^ Over the course of the 20th century, there was a gradual worldwide shift from driving on the left to the right.
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.Portugal changed to right-hand traffic in 1928, and the parts of Canada which were still driving on the left changed over by 1923 (although Newfoundland was not part of Canada until 1949, and its motorists drove on the left until 1947).^ Portugal changed from left-hand to right-hand traffic on 1 June 1928.
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^ Ethiopia changed from left-hand to right-hand traffic on 8 June 1964.
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^ WikiPortallus: Right- and left-hand traffic.html .
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.The remainder of Italy changed over in the 1920s after Benito Mussolini came to power; Austria and Czechoslovakia changed when Germany annexed or occupied them in late 1930s, and Hungary followed suit.^ The remainder of Italy changed over in the 1920s after Benito Mussolini came to power; Austria and Czechoslovakia changed when Germany annexed or occupied them in late 1930s, and Hungary followed suit.
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^ The break-up of the Austro-Hungarian Empire caused no change: Czechoslovakia, Yugoslavia and Hungary continued to drive on the left.
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^ In Italy the practice of traffic driving on the right first began in the late 1890s, but it was not until the mid 1920s that it became standard throughout the country.
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.In Austria the build-up of new traffic lights and rebuilding of tram tracks was started before the annexation.^ After the third traffic light, you will start to go up a hill.
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^ Heavy traffic starting to build there.
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^ In 1964 ANDE erected an office building in the tramway yard and moved rail facilities to an adjacent lot; new access track was installed on Av.
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.The Latin American countries of Panama and Argentina changed in 1943 and 1945 respectively, and the Philippines and China followed suit in 1945 and 1946 respectively.^ The Latin American countries of Panama and Argentina changed in 1943 and 1945 respectively, and the Philippines and China followed suit in 1945 and 1946 respectively.
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^ Norway Oman Palau Panama (1943) Paraguay (1945) Peru Philippines (1946) Poland Portugal (1928) Puerto Rico Qatar Réunion .
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^ Macau did not follow either Portugal in 1928 or China in 1946 in switching to driving on the right.
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.Belize changed to right-hand traffic in 1961. Sweden changed in 1967 and Iceland did as well in 1968. Burma changed, allegedly on the advice of a wizard,[17] in 1970. (For the logistics involved, see the Swedish experience at Dagen H.^ Portugal changed from left-hand to right-hand traffic on 1 June 1928.
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^ Ethiopia changed from left-hand to right-hand traffic on 8 June 1964.
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^ On the other hand, if traffic is "nonlinear," then it can experience phase changes.
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)
.Taiwan drove on the left under Japanese rule, but changed to driving on the right in 1946 after the government of the Republic of China assumed administration; the same happened in North and South Korea, another former Japanese colony.^ Left or right 2 Countries that drive on the left 2.1 List of Left-driving countries .
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^ Gibraltar changed to right-hand traffic in 1929 and China in 1946.
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^ Make a right if you're traveling north, make a left if you're traveling south.

.However, some trains in Taiwan and Seoul still keep to the left, as does pedestrian traffic in the Seoul subway system.^ However, some trains in Taiwan and Seoul still keep to the left, as does pedestrian traffic in the Seoul subway system.
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^ List of jurisdictions where traffic keeps left .
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^ This is a technique to force traffic to follow specific patterns, essentially dedicating some roadways to vehicles, freeing up other corridors for pedestrian and bicycle traffic.
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.The most common reason for countries to switch to right-hand traffic is for conformity with neighbours, as it increases the safety of cross-border traffic.^ Jurisdictions with right-hand traffic .
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^ Right- and left-hand traffic.html .
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^ The most common reason for countries to switch to right-hand traffic is for conformity with neighbours, as it increases the safety of cross-border traffic.
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.For example, several former British colonies in Africa, such as The Gambia, Sierra Leone, Nigeria, and Ghana, have changed from driving on the left to the right, because they all share extensive borders with former French colonies, which drive on the right.^ Many countries owe the fact that they drive on the left to British colonial influence.
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^ So if the British were going to drive on the left then the French were going to drive on the right!
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^ Changing from right-hand-drive to left-hand-drive in the USA .
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.The former Portuguese colony of Mozambique continues to drive on the left, which is a legacy of its Portuguese past; even though Portugal itself changed over in the 1920s.^ So the English continued to drive on the left...
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^ The former Portuguese colony of Mozambique continues to drive on the left, which is a legacy of its Portuguese past; even though Portugal itself changed over in the 1920s, Mozambique continues to drive on the left because all its bordering countries do.
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^ Mozambique stayed on the left even though Portugal switched way back in the 1920s, and because all its neighbours drive on the left.
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.However, Mozambique continues to drive on the left because all its bordering countries do so.^ Territories, however, which bordered other left-driving countries were exempted.
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^ So the English continued to drive on the left...
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^ Country drives on the left .
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.Decisions by countries to drive on the right typically centre on regional uniformity.^ Decisions by countries to drive on the right typically centre on regional uniformity.
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^ Why do some countries drive on the right .
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^ List of right-driving countries .
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.There are historical exceptions, such as postilion riders in France, but such historical advantages do not apply to modern road vehicles.^ There are historical exceptions, such as postilion riders in France, but such historical advantages do not apply to modern road vehicles.
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^ Right-hand drive vehicles are typically used in jurisdictions where motorized traffic in required to travel on the left side of the road, such as Britain.
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^ Pedestrians facing such signal are thereby advised that there is sufficient time to cross the roadway, and any pedestrian then starting to cross shall yield right-of-way to all vehicles; .

.There is a popular story that Napoleon changed the rule of the road in the countries he conquered from keep-left to keep-right.^ Special Topics: • # 1923: Roads change from left to right .
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^ Surely the keep left/right rule should be of highest precedence?
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^ Half the country drove on the left and half on the right.
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.Some justifications are symbolic, such as that Napoleon himself was left- (or right-) handed, or that Britain, Napoleon's enemy, kept left.^ Right- and left-hand traffic.html .
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^ Left-hand vs. Right-hand traffic .
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^ The justifications mentioned are usually symbolic, such as that Napoleon himself was left- (or right-) handed, or that Britain, Napoleon's enemy, kept left.
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.Alternatively, troops passing on the left may have been tempted to raise their right fists against each other.^ You may pass on the right (but not on the shoulder): .

^ When I learned Driver Ed, we were told the left lane was for passing, and once you passed a slower car, you moved back into the right lane, so other people can pass you if they're driving faster than you.
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^ In the matter of steering with the control on the right, the driver is farthest away from the vehicle he is passing, going in opposite direction; with it on the left side he is able to see even the wheels of the other car and easily avoids danger.” .
  • Why do some countries drive on the right and others on the left ? 11 January 2010 13:013 UTC users.telenet.be [Source type: Original source]

Forcing them to pass on the right reduced conflict. .Hence, island nations such as Britain and Japan (using ships to move troops around and having less need to move them overland) continued to use the natural system.^ Right-hand drive vehicles are typically used in jurisdictions where motorized traffic in required to travel on the left side of the road, such as Britain.
  • Chrysler Canada to build right-hand-drive van for Europe 15 September 2009 2:30 UTC www.montrealgazette.com [Source type: News]

^ Though roundabouts had been used in Great Britain since the beginning of the 20th century, there were problems such as stalled traffic.
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^ The requirements of Subparagraph 2(a) shall not be deemed satisfied by the posting of a permanent sign or signs at the borders of the City, nor by the posting of a permanent sign in an area in which the camera radar system is to be used, but this Subparagraph 2(a) shall not be deemed a prohibition against the posting of such permanent signs.
  • Colorado Code Publishing Company - Fort Collins Traffic Code 11 January 2010 13:013 UTC www.colocode.com [Source type: Original source]

.These stories have never been shown to have a factual basis and appear to be legends.^ This story has never been shown to have a factual basis and it appears to be a legend.
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[18]

Changing to left-hand traffic

The Japanese prefecture of Okinawa, under US military rule and driving on the right since June 24, 1945, switched back to the left-hand traffic used by the rest of Japan on July 30, 1978. The event is locally known as "730".
.Samoa changed to left-hand traffic in September 2009.[19][20][21] The government brought about the change to bring Samoa into line with other South Pacific nations.^ Portugal changed from left-hand to right-hand traffic on 1 June 1928.
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^ Ethiopia changed from left-hand to right-hand traffic on 8 June 1964.
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^ On the other hand, if traffic is "nonlinear," then it can experience phase changes.
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Foreign occupation and military transit

.Many countries have temporarily or permanently changed their rule of the road as a result of foreign occupation.^ Many countries have temporarily or permanently changed their rule of the road as a result of foreign occupation .
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^ With the mass production of reliable and economical cars in the United States, initial exports used the same design, and out of necessity many countries changed their rule of the road.
  • Why do Americans drive on the right side of the road? - Yahoo! Answers 11 January 2010 13:013 UTC answers.yahoo.com [Source type: General]

^ Stated preferences for the removal of physical pain resulting from permanently disabling occupational injuries.
  • Journal Articles 15 September 2009 4:29 UTC www.safetylit.org [Source type: Academic]

.Examples include Austria and Czechoslovakia (details) under German rule or military transit in the 1930s and 1940s.^ Examples include Austria and Czechoslovakia ( details ) under German rule or military transit in the 1930s and 1940s.
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^ The remainder of Italy changed over in the 1920s after Benito Mussolini came to power; Austria and Czechoslovakia changed when Germany annexed or occupied them in late 1930s, and Hungary followed suit.
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.The Channel Islands also changed to driving on the right under German occupation, but changed back after liberation in 1945. The Falkland Islands did the same under Argentine control during the 1982 Falklands War, although some islanders refused to observe the new rule and continued to drive on the left.^ The Channel Islands also changed to driving on the right under German occupation , but changed back after liberation in 1945.
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^ The Falkland Islands did the same under Argentine control during the 1982 Falklands War , although some islanders refused to observe the new rule and continued to drive on the left.
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^ Vehicle control during curve driving.
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[22] .East Timor changed to driving on the left under Indonesian rule in 1976, and continues the practice as an independent state.^ East Timor changed to driving on the left under Indonesian rule in 1976, and continues the practice as an independent state.
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^ India continued the colonial practice of driving on the left hand side of the road after independence.
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^ In India the rule is 'drive on the left of the road'.

.The Japanese region of Okinawa changed from left to right under US control; in 1972 Okinawa was returned to Japanese sovereignty, and six years later, in 1978, the driving rules reverted to left-hand traffic as in mainland Japan.^ Portugal changed from left-hand to right-hand traffic on 1 June 1928.
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^ Ethiopia changed from left-hand to right-hand traffic on 8 June 1964.
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^ WikiPortallus: Right- and left-hand traffic.html .
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.Korea also changed from left to right at the end of the Second World War.^ Changes in Scottish suicide rates during the Second World War.
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^ Their traffic has been changed from on the left to on the right.
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^ At the very end of the road make a right at the light on Sea Street and next light make a left on S Artery, Police station is on the Left hand side.

.This occurred in September 1945, when Soviet-backed communist forces occupied the North and American forces arrived in the southern half of Korea.^ Some European back roads have speed limits higher than our big spacious north American freeways with 65 mph.
  • Drivers.com: Left lane driving: two wrongs don't make a right 11 January 2010 13:013 UTC www.drivers.com [Source type: Original source]

Shortly afterwards the peninsula was divided along the 38th parallel. .Driving on the right was implemented in both territories because military vehicles were now either American-made or Russian-built LHD models.^ Most vehicles have the driving seat on the right.
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^ Military tracked vehicle model.
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^ Right Hand Drive is now on AIM! .
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[23]

Safety factors

.Research in 1969 by J. J. Leeming showed countries driving on the left have a lower collision rate than countries driving on the right.^ Uses arrows left/right to indicate countries driving orientation.
  • 76 – Driving Orientation: A World Map « Strange Maps 11 January 2010 13:013 UTC strangemaps.wordpress.com [Source type: General]

^ Country drives on the left .
  • Which Side Of The Road To Drive On? Left Or Right, Country By Country Around The World 15 September 2009 2:30 UTC www.i18nguy.com [Source type: Original source]

^ Research in 1969 by J. J. Leeming showed countries driving on the left have a lower collision rate than countries driving on the right.
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.It has been suggested this is partly because humans are more commonly right-eye dominant than left-eye dominant.^ It has been suggested this is partly because humans are more commonly right-eye dominant than left-eye dominant.
  • Drive on the Right in China 11 January 2010 13:013 UTC home.wangjianshuo.com [Source type: Original source]
  • The American Plague of Overtaking on the Right | Autosavant 11 January 2010 13:013 UTC www.autosavant.com [Source type: Original source]

^ As more people are right-handed, horsemen would hold the reins with their left hand and keep their right hand free – to offer in friendship to passing riders or to defend themselves with swords.
  • left-hand traffic - English Spanish Translator Org: Translation Forum � Translators Forums 11 January 2010 13:013 UTC www.english-spanish-translator.org [Source type: Original source]

^ A study with cameras in cars found that 80 percent of crashes involved drivers whose eyes had strayed from the road for no more than three seconds.

[24][25][26] .In left-hand traffic, the predominantly better-performing right eye is used to monitor oncoming traffic and the driver's wing mirror.^ Portugal changed from left-hand to right-hand traffic on 1 June 1928.
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^ Ethiopia changed from left-hand to right-hand traffic on 8 June 1964.
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^ WikiPortallus: Right- and left-hand traffic.html .
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.In right-hand traffic, oncoming traffic and the driver's wing mirror are handled by the predominantly weaker left eye.^ Portugal changed from left-hand to right-hand traffic on 1 June 1928.
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^ Ethiopia changed from left-hand to right-hand traffic on 8 June 1964.
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^ WikiPortallus: Right- and left-hand traffic.html .
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.In addition, it has been argued that left sided driving is safer for elderly people given the likelihood of their having visual attention deficits on the left side and the need at intersections to watch out for vehicles approaching on the near-side lane.^ It will not prevent slow driving in the left lane.
  • No more left-lane hogging with impunity | WE Blog | Wichita Eagle Blogs 11 January 2010 13:013 UTC blogs.kansas.com [Source type: General]

^ Most vehicles have the driving seat on the left.
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^ When at intersection, pay attention to vehicles in turn lanes.
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[27] Furthermore, in a RHD car, the driver has his right (i.e. in the majority of people, dominant) hand on the steering wheel at all times and uses his left hand to change gear.
.Cyclists and horse riders[28] typically mount from the left hand side.^ That light is on the left hand side.
  • The traffic light thread [Archive] - SkyscraperCity 11 January 2010 13:013 UTC www.skyscrapercity.com [Source type: Original source]

^ The school is on the left hand side.

^ Thus, you have to mount a horse from its left side.
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.This places them on the kerb when driving on the left.^ Before 1946, most places in China drive on the left, for example, Shanghai.
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^ Conrad Smith reports that he knows of two places in France where one drives on the left.
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^ The driver of a vehicle shall not drive to the left side of the centerline of a highway upon the crest of a grade or upon a curve in the highway where such centerline has been placed upon such highway by the Department of Transportation, and is visible.
  • NCDOT Division of Bicycle and Pedestrian Transportation 11 January 2010 13:013 UTC www.ncdot.org [Source type: Original source]

Trams (streetcars)

.Tram and streetcar systems generally follow the same rules as normal road traffic in the country concerned, both on road and on reserved sections, with the passenger doors on the kerbside.^ Traffic Rules of the road .
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^ Like regular traffic lights, lane control signals around the world follow their own universal pattern, as specified in the Vienna Convention on Road Signs and Signals.
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^ With the mass production of reliable and economical cars in the United States, initial exports used the same design, and out of necessity many countries changed their rule of the road.
  • Why do Americans drive on the right side of the road? - Yahoo! Answers 11 January 2010 13:013 UTC answers.yahoo.com [Source type: General]

.Various exceptions exist or have existed, examples including the now-removed system in London and the current system in Blackpool where some sections of tramway had or have both tracks on the same side of the road with no physical separation from road traffic.^ Various exceptions exist or have existed, examples including the now-removed system in London and the current system in Blackpool where some sections of tramway had or have both tracks on the same side of the road with no physical separation from road traffic.
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^ For four and a half months, drivers crossing the border in both directions had to remember to change to the other side of the road, and even with the relatively low traffic levels of that day there were some near- misses resulting from this conflict."
  • Which Side Of The Road To Drive On? Left Or Right, Country By Country Around The World 15 September 2009 2:30 UTC www.i18nguy.com [Source type: Original source]

^ It is safer to mount and dismount towards the side of the road, rather than in the middle of traffic, so if one mounts on the left, then the horse should be ridden on the left side of the road.
  • Why do some countries drive on the right and others on the left ? 11 January 2010 13:013 UTC users.telenet.be [Source type: Original source]
  • Why do Americans drive on the right side of the road? - Yahoo! Answers 11 January 2010 13:013 UTC answers.yahoo.com [Source type: General]

.The driver is usually positioned near the centre of the vehicle, although some single-operator trams have been developed wherein the driver sits nearer the centre of the road.^ The driver is usually positioned near the centre of the vehicle, although some single-operator trams have been developed wherein the driver sits nearer the centre of the road.
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^ For four and a half months, drivers crossing the border in both directions had to remember to change to the other side of the road, and even with the relatively low traffic levels of that day there were some near- misses resulting from this conflict."
  • Which Side Of The Road To Drive On? Left Or Right, Country By Country Around The World 15 September 2009 2:30 UTC www.i18nguy.com [Source type: Original source]

^ Enhanced postural stability following driver training is associated with positive effects in vehicle kinematics during cornering.
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.On the left-hand running Blackpool system and Melbourne trams built between the 1970s and 1990s, the driver sits on the right.^ Drive on the right-hand side of the road (and mostly the driver sits on the left side of the car).
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^ On the left-hand running Blackpool system and Melbourne trams built between the 1970s and 1990s, the driver sits on the right.
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^ Right- and left-hand traffic.html .
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.Before the extensive system was dismantled, Sydney trams also drove on the left-hand side.^ Before the extensive system was dismantled, Sydney trams also drove on the left-hand side.
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^ That light is on the left hand side.
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^ The school is on the left hand side.

.When Sweden changed to driving on the right, its single-ended tram had the doors on the wrong side, and this was taken as an excuse to close down several systems.^ Home » Travel and Driving » Driving on the wrong side .
  • Drivers.com: Driving on the wrong side 11 January 2010 13:013 UTC www.drivers.com [Source type: Original source]

^ He is responsible for changing the roads so that we now drive on the right side of the roads in China.
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^ Drive on the wrong side of the road.
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.Gothenburg operated its trams in opposite-handed pairs, the left-hand-drive tram leading before the changeover and the right-hand-drive tram afterwards.^ Right- and left-hand turns.

^ Right- and left-hand traffic.html .
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^ Opposite with left hand.
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.Over time, all trams have been converted with many trams built in the sixties still being operated.^ Over time, all trams have been converted with many trams built in the sixties still being operated.
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^ I'm still seeing page 1 results for almost all of my keywords - in many cases for my main website, but also for my feeder sites.
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^ Think of all the cars that are being removed from downtown thanks to buses and trains which operate much more predictably in traffic anyway.
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.In the north-eastern part of the system, the trams pass through a tunnel under Hammarkullen, which lies on top of a steep hill.^ In the north-eastern part of the system, the trams pass through a tunnel under Hammarkullen , which lies on top of a steep hill.
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^ In North America and continental Europe , people keep to the right when they pass through revolving doors, and the door rotates counter-clockwise as viewed from above.
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^ The parts of Cambodia under Thai control to 1946 drove on the left until then too, so therefore it was yet another country with a “mixed system”.
  • 76 – Driving Orientation: A World Map « Strange Maps 11 January 2010 13:013 UTC strangemaps.wordpress.com [Source type: General]

.Since building a single central platform was cheaper, the trams switch sides at Hjällbo and run on the left past the last four stops.^ Since building a single central platform was cheaper, the trams switch sides at Hjällbo and run on the left past the last four stops.
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^ We are two buildings in on the left hand side.
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^ Only LEFT side driving in Central Europe?
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.In Vienna, around the underground station Kagran, Tramline 26 changes to the left to prevent passengers from crossing the tram tracks.^ In Vienna , around the underground station Kagran, Tramline 26 changes to the left to prevent passengers from crossing the tram tracks.
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^ Trolley tracks, by contrast, run parallel to the road, and prevent you from making a left turn or even from passing.
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^ On Victoria Line it makes passenger interchange easier at Euston and Kings Cross stations.
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Vehicles

Driver seating position

.On most early motor vehicles, the driving seat was positioned centrally.^ Most vehicles have the driving seat on the left.
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^ Most vehicles have the driving seat on the right.
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^ On most early motor vehicles , the driving seat was positioned centrally.
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.Some car manufacturers later chose to place it on the side of the car closest to the kerb to help the driver avoid scraping walls, hedges, gutters and other obstacles.^ Some car manufacturers later chose to place it on the side of the car closest to the kerb to help the driver avoid scraping walls, hedges, gutters and other obstacles.
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^ Thanks to this international standard, the driver who lives in a right-hand-drive country and, say, rents a car in a left-hand-drive country, does not have to re-educate himself before he can drive a car which has the steering wheel on the “other” side.
  • Why do some countries drive on the right and others on the left ? 11 January 2010 13:013 UTC users.telenet.be [Source type: Original source]

^ Thus, most American cars produced before 1910 were made with right-side driver seating, although intended for right-side driving.
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.Other car manufacturers placed the driving seat on the side closest to the centre of the road to give the driver the longest possible seeing distance in traffic.^ Which side of the road do they drive on?
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^ For the lighter side of driving, see the Driver Identification Guide .
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^ Colchester - Southway Opposite a car park on the other side of the road.
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.This is the pattern that eventually prevailed.^ This is the pattern that eventually prevailed.
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.Today experimental versions of drive by wire and brake by wire vehicles are being developed which allow the driver to slide the steering wheel/brake controls from left to right with the gauges in the center dashboard.^ Intelligent control of wheeled vehicles with anti-braking systems.
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^ Driving on the left or right .
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^ Driver-vehicle robust steering control.
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.They are expected to become popular in countries such as Thailand that have land borders with opposite-drive countries.^ They are expected to become popular in countries such as Thailand that have land borders with opposite-drive countries.
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^ Although such cars will be allowed after the changeover, they are likely to become less desirable.
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^ For car owners, the switch is also expected to drive the value of their vehicles off a cliff, since about 14,000 of the country's 18,000 vehicles are designed to drive on the right.
  • Shifting the Right of Way to the Left Leaves Some Samoans Feeling Wronged - WSJ.com 11 January 2010 13:013 UTC online.wsj.com [Source type: News]

.The newest Unimog models can be changed from left-hand drive to right-hand drive in the field to permit operators to work on the more convenient side of the truck.^ Portugal changed from left-hand to right-hand traffic on 1 June 1928.
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^ Ethiopia changed from left-hand to right-hand traffic on 8 June 1964.
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^ Changing from right-hand-drive to left-hand-drive in the USA .
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Bicycles

.As with horse riding, where riders tend to prefer mounting from the left, pedal cycles have evolved to be mounted from the same side.^ Thus, you have to mount a horse from its left side.
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^ As with horse riding, where riders tend to prefer mounting from the left, pedal cycles have evolved to be mounted from the same side.
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^ Cyclists and horse riders 25 typically mount from the left hand side.
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.The common chain-based transmission systems used overwhelmingly by bicycles of all kinds are generally placed on the right hand side of the bike.^ Place the ball in your right hand.
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^ The school is on the right hand side.

^ We are on the right hand side .
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.Riders can thus walk along with their cycles held out to their right with less fear of their legs interfering with or being made dirty by the transmission system which is on the far side of the frame.^ Riders can thus walk along with their cycles held out to their right with less fear of their legs interfering with or being made dirty by the transmission system which is on the far side of the frame.
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^ Thus, the turn can be made without being forced to merge.
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^ The control is located on the left side, the logical place, for the following reasons: Travelling along the right side of the road the steering wheel on the right side of the car made it necessary to get out on the street side and walk around the car.
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.This configuration suits the use of cycles on roads designed for driving on the left, where the cyclist can walk just off the side of the road with their bike on the road and between them and the traffic.^ Driving upon left side of roadway.  .

^ Which side of the road do they drive on?
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^ We are nervous about driving on the left side.
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.From this position they can then mount their bike by elevating and extending their right leg which tends to be easier for right-handed individuals.^ From this position they can then mount their bike by elevating and extending their right leg which tends to be easier for right-handed individuals.
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^ Mounting a bike in the UK is done from the sidewalk by right handed people who find it easier to put their right leg over the bike.
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^ Bicycles: Bike riders are in real danger in countries where driving on the right is mandatory again assuming you are right handed—-Try mounting a bike in the USA and you will find yourself in the stream of traffic when getting on the bike—- try it yourself———: Mounting a bike in the UK is done from the sidewalk by right handed people who find it easier to put their right leg over the bike.
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Legal restrictions on wrong-hand drive vehicles

.For reasons of safety, politics, and/or economic market protection, some countries ban the sale or import of vehicles with the steering wheel on the "wrong" side.^ For reasons of safety, politics, and/or economic market protection , some countries ban the sale or import of vehicles with the steering wheel on the "wrong" side.
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^ From what I heard (and I may be wrong), some countries have canceled this phase for this reason.
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^ That means that the steering wheel was on the left side.
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.In Australia, registration of non-vintage (i.e., less than 30 years old) LHD vehicles is illegal.^ Dog bites in children less than 4 years old.
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^ Non-standard vehicles may be required to have a sign on the back announcing this, which typically reads, "Right-hand-drive" or "Left-hand-drive" or just "RHD" or "LHD".
  • Why do some countries drive on the right and others on the left ? 11 January 2010 13:013 UTC users.telenet.be [Source type: Original source]

^ "Nonresident driver" means any person who is not domiciled in this state or any person who spends in the aggregate less than seven (7) months of the year within the state.

.Imported LHD vehicles must be converted to RHD (costing potentially thousands of dollars), or driven with a permit which imposes severe usage restrictions.^ Imported LHD vehicles must be converted to RHD (costing potentially thousands of dollars), or driven with a permit which imposes severe usage restrictions.
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^ Non-standard vehicles may be required to have a sign on the back announcing this, which typically reads, "Right-hand-drive" or "Left-hand-drive" or just "RHD" or "LHD".
  • Why do some countries drive on the right and others on the left ? 11 January 2010 13:013 UTC users.telenet.be [Source type: Original source]

^ Also, to be so admissible in Municipal Court, the photographs must be of sufficient quality to permit identification of the driver of the vehicle.
  • Colorado Code Publishing Company - Fort Collins Traffic Code 11 January 2010 13:013 UTC www.colocode.com [Source type: Original source]

.However, Western Australia and the Northern Territory (both which have at various times hosted U.S. military facilities and had vehicles imported, used and sold by U.S. service personnel) have LHD vehicles in circulation.^ However, Western Australia and the Northern Territory (both which have at various times hosted U.S. military facilities and had vehicles imported, used and sold by U.S. service personnel) have LHD vehicles in circulation.
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^ LHD vehicles are also allowed to be imported for use as funeral hearses .
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^ However, owing to its economic and political isolation, there is a sizeable number of left-hand drive vehicles in the self-proclaimed Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus which were imported from Turkey .
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.The Australian Capital Territory (ACT) previously allowed non-vintage LHD vehicles to be registered, but changed its legislation some years ago.^ Suicide in people over 65 years of age in the Australian Capital Territory.
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^ The Australian Capital Territory (ACT) previously allowed non-vintage LHD vehicles to be registered, but changed its legislation some years ago.
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^ This changed in the early years of the 20th century: Ford changed to LHD production in 1908 with the Model T , 81 and Cadillac in 1916.
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.In India, LHD vehicles cannot be sold commercially to customers, but they can be imported for research and testing purposes under government approval.^ In India , LHD vehicles cannot be sold commercially to customers, but they can be imported for research and testing purposes under government approval.
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^ Such vehicles are often left hand drive so that they cannot be registered in India, and are subsequently resold undercutting the nascent luxury car industry which is subject to high duty levels.
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^ This law does not affect any rule of the Director of Natural Resources governing operation of said vehicles or bicycles on lands under his jurisdiction.
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.In New Zealand, LHD vehicles may be privately imported, and driven locally under a LHD permit.^ In New Zealand , LHD vehicles may be privately imported, and driven locally under a LHD permit.
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^ Non-standard vehicles may be required to have a sign on the back announcing this, which typically reads, "Right-hand-drive" or "Left-hand-drive" or just "RHD" or "LHD".
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^ All traffic with private motor-driven vehicles was prohibited four hours before and one hour after the conversion, in order to be able to rearrange all traffic signs.
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.Since 1999, only LHD vehicles older than 20 years or cars owned and operated for at least 90 days may be privately imported.^ Privately owned armored car, operated without CHP license.
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^ Since 1999, only LHD vehicles older than 20 years or cars owned and operated for at least 90 days may be privately imported.
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^ Only special vehicles may be parked; .
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.Diplomats and Operation Deep Freeze personnel are exempted from these restrictions.^ Diplomats and Operation Deep Freeze personnel are exempted from these restrictions.
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^ Generally, these laws, and the existing laws of nine other states, restrict young drivers from using any type of wireless communications device while operating a vehicle.
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.In the Philippines, RHD vehicles are banned.^ In the Philippines , RHD vehicles are banned.
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^ Cambodia banned the use of RHD cars, many of which were smuggled from Thailand , from 2001, even though RHD vehicles accounted for 80 percent of vehicles in the country.
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^ This ban was thought to be the result of the increase of accidents involving RHD vehicles, most of which were trucks.
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.Public buses and vans imported from Japan are converted to LHD, and passenger doors are created on the right side.^ Buses, however, had the driver on the right side."
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^ The move will also add costs -- like carving new doors into buses so passengers can get off on the opposite side of the road -- that critics say are unnecessary in a country heavily reliant on foreign aid.
  • Shifting the Right of Way to the Left Leaves Some Samoans Feeling Wronged - WSJ.com 11 January 2010 13:013 UTC online.wsj.com [Source type: News]

^ Second, a chauffer-driven car driven on the right-hand side of the road should have the driver seated on the right in order to more easily open the door for the back-seat passenger stepping onto the sidewalk.
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.This ban was thought to be the result of the increase of accidents involving RHD vehicles, most of which were trucks.^ This ban was thought to be the result of the increase of accidents involving RHD vehicles, most of which were trucks.
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^ In the Philippines , RHD vehicles are banned.
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^ Accidents involving bicycles: pattern of injuries and costs in relation to type of vehicle.
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.However, some vans keep their doors on the left side, leading to the dangerous situation in which passengers have to exit toward oncoming traffic.^ Note this exit is on the LEFT side of the highway.
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^ Oncoming traffic is seen coming from the left.
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^ However, some vans keep their doors on the left side, leading to the dangerous situation in which passengers have to exit toward oncoming traffic.
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.Some RHD industrial cranes and other off-road vehicles remain.^ Some RHD industrial cranes and other off-road vehicles remain.
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^ Handling behaviour of off-road vehicles.
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^ RCW sections adopted — Off-road and nonhighway vehicles.
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.Cambodia banned the use of RHD cars, many of which were smuggled from Thailand, from 2001, even though RHD vehicles accounted for 80 percent of vehicles in the country.^ In 2001 RHD cars, usually second hand from Thailand, were banned.
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^ Cambodia banned the use of RHD cars, many of which were smuggled from Thailand , from 2001, even though RHD vehicles accounted for 80 percent of vehicles in the country.
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^ In the Philippines , RHD vehicles are banned.
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.The government threatened to confiscate all such vehicles unless they were converted to LHD, in spite of the considerable expense involved.^ The government threatened to confiscate all such vehicles unless they were converted to LHD, in spite of the considerable expense involved.
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^ Pedestrians facing such signal are thereby advised that there is sufficient time to cross the roadway, and any pedestrian then starting to cross shall yield right-of-way to all vehicles; .

^ Imported LHD vehicles must be converted to RHD (costing potentially thousands of dollars), or driven with a permit which imposes severe usage restrictions.
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According to a BBC report,[30] changing the steering column from right to left would cost between US$600 and US$2,000, in a country where average annual income was less than US$1,000.
RHD Toyota Landcruiser in front of a Pyongyang hotel
.Although it drives on the right, North Korea has imported various used RHD vehicles from Japan, from tourist buses to Toyota Land Cruisers.^ Most vehicles have the driving seat on the right.
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^ RHD Toyota Landcruiser in front of a Pyongyang hotel Although it drives on the right, North Korea has imported various used RHD vehicles from Japan, from tourist buses to Toyota Land Cruisers .
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^ Some utility service vehicles are also RHD to allow dismounting at the kerb and some newspaper carriers use RHD vehicles to deliver papers to kerbside boxes rather than drive along routes on the wrong side.
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.However, many used vehicles exported from Japan to countries like Russia and Peru are already converted to LHD. But even if the driver's position is left unchanged, some jurisdictions require at least replacement of the headlamps.^ However, many used vehicles exported from Japan to countries like Russia and Peru are already converted to LHD. But even if the driver's position is left unchanged, some jurisdictions require at least replacement of the headlamps.
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^ Why some countries drive on the left .
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^ Some countries have distance requirements.
  • The American Plague of Overtaking on the Right | Autosavant 11 January 2010 13:013 UTC www.autosavant.com [Source type: Original source]

.Singapore bans LHD vehicles from being imported for personal local registration, but temporary usage by tourists of LHD vehicles is allowed.^ LHD vehicles are also allowed to be imported for use as funeral hearses .
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^ Singapore bans LHD vehicles from being imported for personal local registration, but temporary usage by tourists of LHD vehicles is allowed.
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^ Slovakia , despite being a member of the European Union , does not allow the local registration of RHD vehicles, 31 even if the vehicle is imported from one of the four EU countries that drive on the left (UK, Ireland, Cyprus, and Malta).
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.However, diplomatic vehicles in Singapore are exempt from the RHD-only ruling, and there are a few hydrogen and fuel cell powered LHD vehicles currently undergoing trials in Singapore.^ However, diplomatic vehicles in Singapore are exempt from the RHD-only ruling, and there are a few hydrogen and fuel cell powered LHD vehicles currently undergoing trials in Singapore.
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^ Only three elements are necessary in the traffic laws to account for bicycling: 1) the basic rule defining cyclists as drivers of vehicles; 2) a few minor modifications to the rules that apply to all drivers, and 3) bicycle-specific equipment rules.
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^ There are very few bicycle-specific rules that are necessary.
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.In Taiwan, Article 39 of the Road Traffic Security Rules requires a steering wheel to be on the left side of a vehicle to pass an inspection when registering the vehicle, so RHD vehicles may not be registered in Taiwan.^ Most traffic signs facing motorists are on the left side of the road.
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^ In Taiwan , Article 39 of the Road Traffic Security Rules requires a steering wheel to be on the left side of a vehicle to pass an inspection when registering the vehicle, so RHD vehicles may not be registered in Taiwan.
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^ A driver may pass another vehicle by driving on the shoulder of the road.

.This rule does not apply retroactively, so a RHD vehicle that was registered before this rule does not lose its registered status and may continue to be legally driven.^ This rule does not apply retroactively, so a RHD vehicle that was registered before this rule does not lose its registered status and may continue to be legally driven.
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^ These vehicles mostly conform to the definition of a motor-driven cycle, but don’t have the legal requirements to be driven on public roads.

^ A vehicle may be parked in a parking meter space without operation of the meter on Sundays, on holidays as defined in this Traffic Code, and during those hours of the day when the requirement to deposit coins or tokens does not apply as determined from the parking meter sign or legend.
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.In Trinidad and Tobago, LHD vehicles are banned except for returning nationals who were resident in a foreign country and are importing a vehicle for personal use.^ LHD vehicles are also allowed to be imported for use as funeral hearses .
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^ In Trinidad and Tobago , LHD vehicles are banned except for returning nationals who were resident in a foreign country and are importing a vehicle for personal use.
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^ Now all vehicles are RHD with the government banning all new LHD vehicles in the country except under special circumstances, such as cars imported duty free by foreign embassies.
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.LHD vehicles are also allowed to be imported for use as funeral hearses.^ LHD vehicles are also allowed to be imported for use as funeral hearses .
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^ Since Malta is now a EU member it is now common to find left hand drive vehicles also (tourists overland or else second hand imports from other EU countries with LHD vehicles).
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^ In Trinidad and Tobago , LHD vehicles are banned except for returning nationals who were resident in a foreign country and are importing a vehicle for personal use.
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.In West Africa, once-British Ghana and The Gambia have also banned RHD vehicles.^ Cambodia banned the use of RHD cars, many of which were smuggled from Thailand , from 2001, even though RHD vehicles accounted for 80 percent of vehicles in the country.
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^ This ban was thought to be the result of the increase of accidents involving RHD vehicles, most of which were trucks.
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^ In the Philippines , RHD vehicles are banned.
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.Their traffic has been changed from on the left to on the right.^ Portugal changed from left-hand to right-hand traffic on 1 June 1928.
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^ Ethiopia changed from left-hand to right-hand traffic on 8 June 1964.
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^ Right- and left-hand traffic.html .
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.Ghana prohibited new registrations of RHD vehicles after 1 August 1974, three days before the traffic change on 4 August 1974. RHD vehicles may be imported only temporarily into Sierra Leone, for example for humanitarian programmes, but must be exported at the end of the operation.^ Ghana prohibited new registrations of RHD vehicles after 1 August 1974, three days before the traffic change on 4 August 1974.
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^ RHD vehicles may be imported only temporarily into Sierra Leone, for example for humanitarian programmes, but must be exported at the end of the operation.
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^ Only special vehicles may be parked; .
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.Most of the above bans on RHD and LHD vehicles apply only to locally registered vehicles.^ In the Philippines , RHD vehicles are banned.
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^ Most of the above bans on RHD and LHD vehicles apply only to locally registered vehicles.
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^ This rule does not apply retroactively, so a RHD vehicle that was registered before this rule does not lose its registered status and may continue to be legally driven.
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.Countries that have signed the 1968 Vienna Convention on Road Traffic are not allowed to make such restrictions on foreign-registered vehicles.^ Countries that have signed the 1968 Vienna Convention on Road Traffic are not allowed to make such restrictions on foreign-registered vehicles.
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^ Geneva Convention on Road Traffic (1949) ".
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^ Oman , which has not signed the Vienna Convention, bans all foreign-registered RHD vehicles.
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.Paragraph 1 of Annex 5 states "All vehicles in international traffic must meet the technical requirements in force in their country of registration when they first entered into service". Therefore all signatory countries and most non-signatory countries allow the temporary import (e.g., by tourists) of foreign-registered vehicles, no matter which side the steering wheel is on.^ For all arrow heads, they must be in 12" as required.
  • The traffic light thread [Archive] - SkyscraperCity 11 January 2010 13:013 UTC www.skyscrapercity.com [Source type: Original source]

^ Paragraph 1 of Annex 5 states "All vehicles in international traffic must meet the technical requirements in force in their country of registration when they first entered into service".
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^ Therefore all signatory countries and most non-signatory countries allow the temporary import (e.g., by tourists) of foreign-registered vehicles, no matter which side the steering wheel is on.
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.Oman, which has not signed the Vienna Convention, bans all foreign-registered RHD vehicles.^ Oman , which has not signed the Vienna Convention, bans all foreign-registered RHD vehicles.
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^ In the Philippines , RHD vehicles are banned.
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^ Like regular traffic lights, lane control signals around the world follow their own universal pattern, as specified in the Vienna Convention on Road Signs and Signals.
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.Both RHD and LHD vehicles may generally be registered in any European Union member state, but there are some restrictions and regulations.^ In some cases the same vehicle is available in both LHD and RHD configurations.
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^ These are generally LHD, although some have controls on both sides.
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^ Both RHD and LHD vehicles may generally be registered in any European Union member state, but there are some restrictions and regulations.
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.Slovakia and Poland, despite being members of the European Union, do not allow the local registration of RHD vehicles,[32] even if the vehicle is imported from one of the four EU countries that drive on the left (UK, Ireland, Cyprus, and Malta).^ Slovakia , despite being a member of the European Union , does not allow the local registration of RHD vehicles, 31 even if the vehicle is imported from one of the four EU countries that drive on the left (UK, Ireland, Cyprus, and Malta).
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^ You mention that Ireland and the UK are the only European countries to drive on the left.
  • Drivers.com: Driving on the wrong side 11 January 2010 13:013 UTC www.drivers.com [Source type: Original source]

^ List of left-driving countries .
  • Why do some countries drive on the right and others on the left ? 11 January 2010 13:013 UTC users.telenet.be [Source type: Original source]

Lithuania has prohibited new RHD vehicle registration since 1993.

Buses

Comparison of continental door (left) against standard emergency exit door (right) on Plaxton Paramount coaches.
.Buses typically have passenger doors only on the kerbside, which severely restricts their ability to operate effectively on the opposite side of the road to that for which they were designed.^ Which side of the road do they drive on?
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^ Buses typically have passenger doors only on the kerbside , which severely restricts their ability to operate effectively on the opposite side of the road to that for which they were designed.
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^ The move will also add costs -- like carving new doors into buses so passengers can get off on the opposite side of the road -- that critics say are unnecessary in a country heavily reliant on foreign aid.
  • Shifting the Right of Way to the Left Leaves Some Samoans Feeling Wronged - WSJ.com 11 January 2010 13:013 UTC online.wsj.com [Source type: News]

.Increasingly, touring coaches, which are likely to cross frontiers of traffic-handedness during their duties, are fitted with a supplementary door on the opposite side from the kerb, to simplify access and egress in the foreign country.^ Increasingly, touring coaches , which are likely to cross frontiers of traffic-handedness during their duties, are fitted with a door on the opposite side from the kerb, to simplify access and egress in the foreign country.
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^ That's exactly what drivers do: pull up inside the intersection and wait for a safe gap to cross; or wait until the opposite traffic stops, and cross during the yellow and red clearance intervals.
  • The traffic light thread [Archive] - SkyscraperCity 11 January 2010 13:013 UTC www.skyscrapercity.com [Source type: Original source]

^ No person shall leave a door open on the side of a motor vehicle available to moving traffic to load or unload passengers.

.In Britain this is known as a "continental door", since its usefulness will be in continental Europe.^ In Britain this is known as a "continental door", since its usefulness will be in continental Europe.
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^ In North America and continental Europe , people keep to the right when they pass through revolving doors, and the door rotates counter-clockwise as viewed from above.
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^ Some fleet operators who regularly tour from Continental Europe to the UK use coaches with doors on both sides.
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.It doubles as an emergency exit, but is much more user-friendly than an exit designed solely for emergency use.^ It doubles as an emergency exit, but is much more user-friendly than an exit designed solely for emergency use.
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^ The problem is that way more people use the road than it was designed for.
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^ Why proof of safety is much more difficult than proof of hazard.
  • Journal Articles 15 September 2009 4:29 UTC www.safetylit.org [Source type: Academic]

.It is usually fairly straightforward to retrofit a non-kerbside door on buses with relatively low floor height; the many traditional British double-deckers sold on for tourist use in the USA and Canada are examples.^ It is usually fairly straightforward to retrofit a non-kerbside door on buses with relatively low floor height; the many traditional British double-deckers sold on for tourist use in the USA and Canada are examples.
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^ Many countries which drive on the left today do so because of the British Empire, with the notable exceptions of the USA and Canada, as discussed previously.
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^ Where the side road exists on only one side of the freeway, and traffic is relatively low, the trumpet interchange is used.

Postal and other service vehicles

.Post Office cars and vans in different countries such as the United States, Canada, Finland, Estonia and Sweden have the steering wheel on the opposite side to normal vehicles.^ Post Office cars and vans in different countries such as the United States, Canada, Finland, Estonia and Sweden have the steering wheel on the opposite side to normal vehicles.
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^ Suicide in Canada with special reference to the difference between Canada and the United States.
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^ That means that the steering wheel was on the left side.
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.This is so drivers can easily drive up next to mailboxes or get out straight onto the pavement (sidewalk) without having to walk around their vehicles, or put mail in boxes without getting out of their vehicles at all.^ A driver must not drive off of the pavement.
  • Nevada Traffic Law: A Closer Look 11 January 2010 13:013 UTC www.nevadadot.com [Source type: Original source]

^ This is so the driver can easily drive up next to mailboxes or get out straight onto the pavement without having to walk around their vehicle, or put mail in boxes without getting out of their vehicle at all.
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^ In addition, it has been argued that left sided driving is safer for elderly people given the likelihood of them having visual attention deficits on the left side and the need at intersections to watch out for vehicles approaching on the near-side lane.
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.In the US, rural mail carriers often must provide their own vehicles and have a limited selection of RHD vehicles that they can choose to buy or lease.^ In the US, rural mail carriers often must provide their own vehicles and have a limited selection of RHD vehicles that they can choose to buy or lease.
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^ Depending on the jurisdiction , traffic may turn after stopping on a red (right in right-driving countries; left in left-driving countries), provided they yield to pedestrians and other vehicles.
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^ Depending on the jurisdiction, traffic may turn after stopping on a red (right in right-driving countries; left in left-driving countries), provided they yield to pedestrians and other vehicles.
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.Some utility service vehicles are also RHD to allow dismounting at the kerb and some newspaper carriers use RHD vehicles to deliver papers to kerbside boxes rather than drive along routes on the wrong side.^ Some utility service vehicles are also RHD to allow dismounting at the kerb and some newspaper carriers use RHD vehicles to deliver papers to kerbside boxes rather than drive along routes on the wrong side.
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^ Why is it wrong to allow them some infrastructure too?
  • BikePortland.org » Blog Archive » TriMet announces traffic changes on new bus mall 11 January 2010 13:013 UTC bikeportland.org [Source type: General]

^ Vehicles driving on the left on the A1(M) Motorway near Washington Services in Tyne and Wear , England , heading towards Scotland .
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.The Jeep Wrangler is available in the United States in RHD configuration, since this particular model is popular with rural mail carriers who sometimes operate in less-than-optimal road conditions and thus appreciate the Wrangler's 4WD capabilities.^ The Jeep Wrangler is available in the United States in RHD configuration, since this particular model is popular with rural mail carriers who sometimes operate in less-than-optimal road conditions and thus appreciate the Wrangler's 4WD capabilities.
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^ Modeling operating speed and speed differential on two-lane rural roads.
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^ Weapon-carrying among high school students--United States, 1990.
  • Journal Articles 15 September 2009 4:29 UTC www.safetylit.org [Source type: Academic]

.September 2008" style="white-space:nowrap;">[citation needed] Between 1991 and 1999, Subaru manufactured and sold a right-hand steering version of its All-Wheel-Drive Legacy station wagon model for use by U.S. Mail rural route and highway contract route box delivery carriers, and many of the vehicles remain in use, with the dwindling supply of used right-hand steering Subarus much sought after by mail and newspaper carriers.^ It is also more expensive than the right-hand-drive version of the same vehicle.
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^ Use of space in highway impact zone.
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^ Safety in the use of four-wheeled all-terrain vehicles in Finland.
  • Journal Articles 15 September 2009 4:29 UTC www.safetylit.org [Source type: Academic]

.In Australia and the UK, LHD street sweeper trucks are common for the purpose of the driver's having a better view of the left side kerb they are cleaning.^ In Australia and the UK, LHD street sweeper trucks are common for the purpose of the driver having a better view of the left side kerb they are cleaning.
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^ The school will be on the left side of the street.

^ Kincaid says American drivers of horse-drawn carriages tended to ride their horses, or walk alongside them, on the left-hand side of their vehicles so they could wield whips with their right hands.
  • Shifting the Right of Way to the Left Leaves Some Samoans Feeling Wronged - WSJ.com 11 January 2010 13:013 UTC online.wsj.com [Source type: News]

.Some styles of Wheelie bin collection trucks also have kerb side driver's seats to permit a better view of the bin as it is emptied.^ Some styles of Wheelie bin collection trucks also have kerb side driver's seats to permit a better view of the bin being emptied.
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^ No passenger in a vehicle shall ride in such a position as to interfere with the drivers view ahead or to the sides or to interfere with the drivers control over the driving mechanism of such vehicle.

^ There are a lot more cars and trucks than motorcycles on the road, and some drivers dont recognize a motorcycle and ignore it (usually unintentionally).
  • Nevada Traffic Law: A Closer Look 11 January 2010 13:013 UTC www.nevadadot.com [Source type: Original source]

.Additionally, some of these vehicles have dual-control systems, with a steering wheel and pedals on both sides of the cab, allowing the driver to operate from whichever side offers the best safety and visibility at the specific time.^ Driver-vehicle robust steering control.
  • Journal Articles 15 September 2009 4:29 UTC www.safetylit.org [Source type: Academic]

^ Neural systems in the visual control of steering.
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^ Intelligent control of wheeled vehicles with anti-braking systems.
  • Journal Articles 15 September 2009 4:29 UTC www.safetylit.org [Source type: Academic]

.In the state of Victoria in Australia, when operating a dual-control garbage truck, you must only be driving from the left hand side of the cab when collecting wheelie bins.^ Only LEFT side driving in Central Europe?
  • 76 – Driving Orientation: A World Map « Strange Maps 11 January 2010 13:013 UTC strangemaps.wordpress.com [Source type: General]

^ That light is on the left hand side.
  • The traffic light thread [Archive] - SkyscraperCity 11 January 2010 13:013 UTC www.skyscrapercity.com [Source type: Original source]

^ Australia drives on the left.
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.Driving on the right hand side when not collecting e.g.^ The school is on the right hand side.

^ We are on the right hand side .
  • Directions * Lehigh Valley Sportsfest 11 January 2010 13:013 UTC www.sportsfest.org [Source type: General]

^ Drive on right side exceptions.
  • Colorado Code Publishing Company - Fort Collins Traffic Code 11 January 2010 13:013 UTC www.colocode.com [Source type: Original source]

driving to the landfill or back to the truck yard can result in heavy fines. .This law may also be present in other Australian states and territories.^ Illinois law states that you may not : .

^ In other states like California, cars may use any lane on multi-lane roadways.
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^ According to the article in the Star Tribune , drivers in Minnesota, USA, are not consistently moving to the right lane when possible to allow others to pass--as required by state law.
  • Drivers.com: Left lane driving: two wrongs don't make a right 11 January 2010 13:013 UTC www.drivers.com [Source type: Original source]

Headlamps and other lighting equipment

Bird's-eye view of low beam light pattern for RH traffic, with long seeing range on the right and short cutoff on the left so oncoming drivers are not blinded.
.Most low-beam headlamps produce an asymmetrical beam focused for use on only one side of the road.^ Where the side road exists on only one side of the freeway, and traffic is relatively low, the trumpet interchange is used.

^ Most low-beam headlamps produce an asymmetrical beam focused for use on only one side of the road.
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^ If you are planning to visit the UK and happen to come from one of the many countries that drive on the wrong side of the road, the following advice, direct from the Ministry of Transport, is for you: .
  • Why do some countries drive on the right and others on the left ? 11 January 2010 13:013 UTC users.telenet.be [Source type: Original source]

.Headlamps for use in LH-traffic countries have low-beam headlamps that throw most of their light forward-leftward, while limiting the light range forward-rightward; the beam is distributed with a downward/leftward bias.^ Headlamps for RH-traffic countries have low-beam headlamps that throw most of their light forward-rightward, while limiting the light range forward-leftward; the beam is distributed with a downward/rightward bias.
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^ Headlamps for use in LH-traffic countries have low-beam headlamps that throw most of their light forward-leftward, while limiting the light range forward-rightward; the beam is distributed with a downward/leftward bias.
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^ Within Europe, when driving a vehicle with RH-traffic headlamps in a LH-traffic country or vice versa for a limited time (as for example on holiday or in transit), it is a legal requirement to adjust the headlamps temporarily so that the wrong-side hot spot of the beam does not dazzle oncoming drivers.
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.Headlamps for RH-traffic countries have low-beam headlamps that throw most of their light forward-rightward, while limiting the light range forward-leftward; the beam is distributed with a downward/rightward bias.^ Headlamps for use in LH-traffic countries have low-beam headlamps that throw most of their light forward-leftward, while limiting the light range forward-rightward; the beam is distributed with a downward/leftward bias.
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^ Headlamps for RH-traffic countries have low-beam headlamps that throw most of their light forward-rightward, while limiting the light range forward-leftward; the beam is distributed with a downward/rightward bias.
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^ Within Europe, when driving a vehicle with RH-traffic headlamps in a LH-traffic country or vice versa for a limited time (as for example on holiday or in transit), it is a legal requirement to adjust the headlamps temporarily so that the wrong-side hot spot of the beam does not dazzle oncoming drivers.
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.The beam thus lets the driver see obstacles and road signs on his own side of the road at a safe distance, without blinding oncoming traffic.^ Most traffic signs facing motorists are on the left side of the road.
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^ Most traffic signs facing motorists are on the right side of the road.
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^ [Britain drives on the left] -hand side of the road so that you can see oncoming traffic.
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.Within Europe, when driving a vehicle with RH-traffic headlamps in a LH-traffic country or vice versa for a limited time (as for example on holiday or in transit), it is a legal requirement to adjust the headlamps temporarily so that the wrong-side hot spot of the beam does not dazzle oncoming drivers.^ What kinds of information does the Traffic and Driving Times Map show?
  • SANDAG 511 :: Traffic -- Frequently Asked Questions 11 January 2010 13:013 UTC traffic.511sd.com [Source type: General]

^ In Europe, it is common for travellers from the UK to affix deflectors to their headlights to prevent them dazzling oncoming drivers when driving on the "wrong" side of the road.
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^ The driver of a vehicle shall not at any time drive through or within a safety zone.

.This may be achieved by adhering blackout strips or plastic prismatic lenses to a designated part of the lens, but some varieties of the projector-type headlamp can be made to produce a proper LH- or RH-traffic beam by shifting a lever or other movable element in or on the lamp assembly.^ This may be achieved by adhering blackout strips or plastic prismatic lenses to a designated part of the lens, but some varieties of the projector-type headlamp can be made to produce a proper LH- or RH-traffic beam by shifting a lever or other movable element in or on the lamp assembly.
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^ Within Europe, when driving a vehicle with RH-traffic headlamps in a LH-traffic country or vice versa for a limited time (as for example on holiday or in transit), it is a legal requirement to adjust the headlamps temporarily so that the wrong-side hot spot of the beam does not dazzle oncoming drivers.
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^ Because blackout strips and adhesive prismatic lenses reduce the safety performance of the headlamps, most countries require all vehicles registered or used on a permanent or semi-permanent basis within the country to be equipped with headlamps designed for the correct traffic-handedness.
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.Because blackout strips and adhesive prismatic lenses reduce the safety performance of the headlamps, most countries require all vehicles registered or used on a permanent or semi-permanent basis within the country to be equipped with headlamps designed for the correct traffic-handedness.^ It's required by law in most countries, anyway.
  • Bicycle Safety: How to Not Get Hit by Cars 11 January 2010 13:013 UTC bicyclesafe.com [Source type: Original source]

^ Because blackout strips and adhesive prismatic lenses reduce the safety performance of the headlamps, most countries require all vehicles registered or used on a permanent or semi-permanent basis within the country to be equipped with headlamps designed for the correct traffic-handedness.
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^ Vehicle front impact safety design using a hybrid methodology.
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.Without sidecars attached, motorcycles, motor scooters, mopeds, and bicycles are almost symmetric with their handlebars in the centre.^ Without sidecars attached, motorcycles, motor scooters , mopeds , and bicycles are almost symmetric with their handlebars in the centre.
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^ Motor-driven cycle shall mean every motorcycle, including every motor scooter, with a motor which produces not to exceed five (5) brake horsepower, as measured at the drive shaft, mopeds, and every bicycle with motor attached, but excluding scooters, power chairs or electric wheelchairs having more than two (2) wheels which are designed for and being utilized by individuals with limited mobility.

^ Any motorcycle or low-power scooter carrying a passenger, other than in a sidecar or enclosed cab, shall be equipped with footrests for such passengers.
  • Colorado Code Publishing Company - Fort Collins Traffic Code 11 January 2010 13:013 UTC www.colocode.com [Source type: Original source]

.However, motorcycles are often equipped with automotive-type asymmetrical-beam headlamps that likewise require adjustments or replacement when brought into a country with opposite traffic-handedness.^ However, motorcycles are often equipped with automotive-type asymmetrical-beam headlamps that likewise require adjustments or replacement when brought into a country with opposite traffic-handedness.
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^ Within Europe, when driving a vehicle with RH-traffic headlamps in a LH-traffic country or vice versa for a limited time (as for example on holiday or in transit), it is a legal requirement to adjust the headlamps temporarily so that the wrong-side hot spot of the beam does not dazzle oncoming drivers.
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^ Because blackout strips and adhesive prismatic lenses reduce the safety performance of the headlamps, most countries require all vehicles registered or used on a permanent or semi-permanent basis within the country to be equipped with headlamps designed for the correct traffic-handedness.
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Rear fog lamps

.Within the European Union, each vehicle must be equipped with one or two red rear fog lamps.^ Within the European Union , each vehicle must be equipped with one or two red rear fog lamps .
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^ Rear fog lamps .
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^ One such lamp may be mounted on the rear of any such vehicle.
  • An Ordinance Regulating Traffic 11 January 2010 13:013 UTC www.lib.niu.edu [Source type: Original source]

.A single rear fog lamp may be located on the vehicle centreline, or on the driver's side of the vehicle.^ B. The driver of an authorized emergency vehicle may: .

^ Rear fog lamps .
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^ One such lamp may be mounted on the rear of any such vehicle.
  • An Ordinance Regulating Traffic 11 January 2010 13:013 UTC www.lib.niu.edu [Source type: Original source]

.It may not be located on the passenger's side of the vehicle.^ It may not be located on the passenger's side of the vehicle.
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^ No person shall leave a door open on the side of a motor vehicle available to moving traffic to load or unload passengers.

^ A vehicle being driven on a dual carriageway may not change direction of travel at a location where traffic sign number RUS 017 [No U-Turn] has been provided.
  • S.I. No. 182/1997 — Road Traffic (Traffic and Parking) Regulations, 1997 11 January 2010 13:013 UTC www.irishstatutebook.ie [Source type: Original source]
  • S.I. No. 182/1997 — Road Traffic (Traffic and Parking) Regulations, 1997 11 January 2010 13:013 UTC www.irishstatutebook.ie [Source type: Original source]

.This sometimes requires the purchase and installation of local-market lighting components.^ This sometimes requires the purchase and installation of local-market lighting components.
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Specific jurisdictions

Afghanistan

.Right hand traffic was introduced in Afghanistan by Ghulam Mohammad Farhad the Mayor of Kabul.^ Jurisdictions with right-hand traffic .
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^ Right- and left-hand traffic.html .
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^ Changing to right-hand traffic .
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[33] in the early 1950s, first in Kabul and later in the rest of the country. .Today most vehicles in much of the country, however, are RHD cars imported from neighbouring Pakistan (with the exception of Herat and other western provinces).^ Most vehicles in much of the country, however, are RHD cars imported from neighbouring Pakistan (with the exception of Herat and other western provinces).
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^ Slovakia , despite being a member of the European Union , does not allow the local registration of RHD vehicles, 31 even if the vehicle is imported from one of the four EU countries that drive on the left (UK, Ireland, Cyprus, and Malta).
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^ In the capital Kabul , most drivers have adapted to this problem, leaning over the passenger seat (on the car's left side) before making a left turn or before overtaking other vehicles by veering into the left (oncoming traffic) lane.
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.In the capital Kabul, most drivers have adapted to this problem, leaning over the passenger seat (on the car's left side) before making a left turn or before overtaking other vehicles by veering into the left (oncoming traffic) lane.^ Needs a break in the traffic island for cars turning into McDonald's .
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^ A car coming towards you makes a left turn right in front of you, or right into you.
  • Law Firm of Richard L. Duquette - California Attorny of Law in DUI, Criminal, Personal & Bicycle Injury, and Traffic 11 January 2010 13:013 UTC www.911law.com [Source type: Original source]
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^ As in Sweden , most passenger cars were already left hand drive.
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The country also has a large volume of military vehicle traffic from the U.S., Canada and EU militaries, much of which is LHD.

Argentina

.When the Pan American Highway from Alaska to Cape Horn was planned in the 1930s, it was decided it should use one side of driving its entire length.^ When the Pan American Highway from Alaska to Cape Horn was planned in the 1930s, it was decided it should use one side of driving its entire length.
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^ Who should decide driving competence?
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^ Unable to decide which system would prevail over the whole territory, authorities decided on an arbitrary plan whereby the side of the road on which the territory would drive would be decided by whichever side of the road the next horse and buggy getting off a ship drove on.
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.A few countries along the route used left-hand traffic, one being Argentina.^ Right- and left-hand traffic.html .
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^ Jurisdictions with left-hand traffic .
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^ Thus, left-hand traffic.
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.On 10 October 1944 Decreto Nacional 26965 [34] was issued, introducing right-hand traffic in Argentina eight months later, on 10 June 1945. Strict speed limits kept the number of fatal accidents low after the conversion.^ Portugal changed from left-hand to right-hand traffic on 1 June 1928.
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^ Ethiopia changed from left-hand to right-hand traffic on 8 June 1964.
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^ Jurisdictions with right-hand traffic .
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.10 June is still observed each year as Dia de la Seguridad Vial [35] (Road Safety Day) in Argentina.^ Día de la Seguridad Vial .
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^ June is still observed each year as Dia de la Seguridad Vial 33 (Road Safety Day) in Argentina.
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^ On 10 October 1944 Decreto Nacional 26965 32 was issued, introducing right-hand traffic in Argentina eight months later, on 10 June 1945.
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.Trains built by the British, as well as underground in Buenos Aires, run on the left.^ A tunnel and bridge (the Øresund link) connects Copenhagen, Denmark , where trains run on the right, and Malm Sweden , where they run on the left.
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^ In France (where cars keep to the right), trains run on the left as a legacy from the days when they were first constructed by English engineers with equipment imported from England.
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^ In Russia , most trains run on the right, except for the line between Moscow and Ryazan, which was designed and built by British engineers (reported by Sergey Fedosov).
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Australia

.Australia drives on the left.^ Australia drives on the left.
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.The decision to drive on the left side of the road was made in the early 19th century in the early period of the British colony of New South Wales by Governor Lachlan Macquarie after the first road was built, and followed the British practice.^ New Zealand drives on the left, mainly due to its being a former British colony.
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^ Dark blue: drives on left (mainly British ex-colonies).
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^ India continued the colonial practice of driving on the left hand side of the road after independence.
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.Australian states and territories had used the "give way to the right" rule; in the absence of regulations specific to a particular situation, drivers must yield the right of way to all vehicles to their right.^ Right-of-way of emergency vehicles; following emergency .

^ A driver must use caution when passing another vehicle.

^ Slow down and yield the right-of-way.

[36] .This applies to most uncontrolled intersections except for T-intersections.^ This applies to most uncontrolled intersections except for T-intersections.
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^ (E) Nonintersection installations: the provisions of this section apply to traffic-control signals located at a place other than an intersection except those provisions which by their nature have no application.
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[37] .Give way to the right does not apply to merging lanes, in that instance vehicles must give way to any vehicle which is ahead.^ Right-of-way of emergency vehicles; following emergency .

^ Failure to give overtaking vehicle right of way $85 .
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^ Following are instances when a driver must yield the right-of-way to a pedestrian.

.This is sometimes called zip merging.^ This is sometimes called zip merging.
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.If lines are marked, vehicles are not zip merging but changing lanes, and must give way accordingly.^ Give way to the right does not apply to merging lanes, in that instance vehicles must give way to any vehicle which is ahead.
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^ If lines are marked, vehicles are not zip merging but changing lanes, and must give way accordingly.
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^ In an area where parking spaces have been marked off on the surface of the street, a driver parking a vehicle shall park it within a parking space as thus marked off and not on or over a line delineating a space.

[37] .All LHD vehicles must be converted to RHD if under 30 years old, except in Western Australia where they are only required to be 15 years old for registration.^ For all arrow heads, they must be in 12" as required.
  • The traffic light thread [Archive] - SkyscraperCity 11 January 2010 13:013 UTC www.skyscrapercity.com [Source type: Original source]

^ In Australia , registration of non-vintage (i.e., less than 30 years old) LHD vehicles is illegal.
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^ Accidents among children under five years old: a general practice based study in north Staffordshire.
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Austria-Hungary

.The Austro-Hungarian Empire drove on the left.^ The Austro-Hungarian Empire drove on the left.
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^ Croatia was part of the Austro Hungarian Empire at the beginning of the last century, and after the collapse of the empire, it started driving on the right.
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^ Bosnia and Herzegovina was part of the Austro Hungarian Empire at the beginning of the 20th century , and after the collapse of the empire, it started driving on the right.
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Successor countries switched to the right separately. Austria did it in stages, beginning from the west:
  • Vorarlberg: 1919,
  • Tirol and western half of Salzburg: 1930,
  • Carinthia and East Tirol: 1935,
  • Upper Austria, Styria, eastern half of Salzburg: 1 June 1938,
  • Lower Austria: 19 September 1938.
.Poland's Galicia switched to the right around 1924. Czechoslovakia planned to start driving on the right on 1 May 1939, but the change in Bohemia and Moravia was prompted by the German occupation forces (Bohemia: 17 March 1939, Prague: 26 March, see switch to right hand traffic in Czechoslovakia for details).^ Portugal changed from left-hand to right-hand traffic on 1 June 1928.
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^ Ethiopia changed from left-hand to right-hand traffic on 8 June 1964.
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^ Jurisdictions with right-hand traffic .
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.Hungary also acted later than planned: the government decided about the change in June 1939 but postponed it and finally introduced it at 3am on 6 July 1941 outside Budapest and at 3am on 9 November 1941 in Budapest.^ Hungary also acted later than planned: the government decided about the change in June 1939 but postponed it and finally introduced it at 3am on 6 July 1941 outside Budapest and at 3am on 9 November 1941 in Budapest.
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^ The government brought about the change to bring Samoa into line with other South Pacific nations.
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^ Czechoslovakia and Hungary , one of the last states on the mainland of Europe to keep left, changed to the right after being invaded by Germany in 1939.
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Bangladesh

.Being a former British colony, Bangladesh follows driving on the left hand side of the road and all vehicles are RHD. Due to traffic safety regulations, all vehicles that are imported has to have RHD. However, cars imported by foreign Embassies or Consulates may have LHD because of their diplomatic status.^ Most vehicles have the driving seat on the left.
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^ Road Traffic (Traffic and Parking) Regulations, 1997 .
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  • S.I. No. 182/1997 — Road Traffic (Traffic and Parking) Regulations, 1997 11 January 2010 13:013 UTC www.irishstatutebook.ie [Source type: Original source]

^ Drive on the right-hand side of the road (and mostly the driver sits on the left side of the car).
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Belgium

.Before 1899, there was no uniform system in Belgium.^ (There is no such thing as a "Dutch light"; Belgium and the Netherlands (Holland) have completely different cycles(, where the Netherlands' ones are completely annoying).
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^ If there is no stop line, stop before the crosswalk.

^ I lived in Israel before, and I think the traffic light system there is one of the best I've seen in the world.
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.In some cities or provinces traffic drove on the left and in others on the right.^ Right- and left-hand traffic.html .
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^ Some parts of the country drove on the right (e.g.
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^ In some cities or provinces traffic drove on the left and in others on the right.
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.Beginning on 1 August 1899, right-hand traffic was introduced in the whole country.^ Beginning on 1 August 1899, right-hand traffic was introduced in the whole country.
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^ Right-hand traffic .
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^ Changing to right-hand traffic .
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[38]

Belize

.As a former British colony, Belize drove on the left until 1961, when it changed to the right in anticipation of the Pan-American Highway being built to pass through the country.^ As a former British colony, Belize drove on the left until 1961, when it changed to the right in anticipation of the Pan-American highway being built to pass through the country.
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^ New Zealand drives on the left, mainly due to its being a former British colony.
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^ Sri Lanka drives on the left, a legacy of being a former British colony ( Ceylon ).
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.However, after Hurricane Hattie the government had to divert funds earmarked for the construction of the highway to disaster relief, so the highway does not in fact run through Belize.^ However, after Hurricane Hattie the government had to divert funds earmarked for the construction of the highway to disaster relief, so the highway does not in fact run through Belize.
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^ I-270 enters at the top left, and MD-355 runs north and south as the divided highway running through the interchange.

^ However, the straight-through traffic does have the right-of-way.
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Bosnia and Herzegovina

.Bosnia and Herzegovina was part of the Austro Hungarian Empire at the beginning of the 20th century, and after the collapse of the empire, it started driving on the right.^ The Austro-Hungarian Empire drove on the left.
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^ Croatia was part of the Austro Hungarian Empire at the beginning of the last century, and after the collapse of the empire, it started driving on the right.
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^ Bosnia and Herzegovina was part of the Austro Hungarian Empire at the beginning of the 20th century , and after the collapse of the empire, it started driving on the right.
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Bolivia

.Bolivia, like most South American countries, drives on the right with the exception of the notorious "El Camino de la Muerte" or simply known as Yungas Road where it drives on left.The reason for this configuration is to help drivers see their outer wheel while traversing the road.^ Most vehicles have the driving seat on the left.
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^ Drive on the right-hand side of the road (and mostly the driver sits on the left side of the car).
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^ Uses arrows left/right to indicate countries driving orientation.
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Burma (Myanmar)

.As a former British colony, cars in Burma (Myanmar) drove on the left; but the military administration of Ne Win decreed that traffic would drive on the right hand side of the road beginning 7 December 1970.[39] It is alleged that this was because Ne Win had been advised by his soothsayer, who had said "move to the right".[40] In spite of the change, most passenger vehicles in the country continue to be RHD, being pre-changeover vehicles and second-hand vehicles imported from Japan, Thailand, and Singapore.^ Portugal changed from left-hand to right-hand traffic on 1 June 1928.
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^ The M2 : Lahore to Islamabad Pakistan continued the British practice of driving on the left hand side of the road after its independence in 1947.
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^ Ethiopia changed from left-hand to right-hand traffic on 8 June 1964.
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.Buses imported from Japan that were never converted from RHD to LHD, have doors on the right side in offset position, unlike their counterparts in the Philippines.^ Public buses and vans imported from Japan are converted to LHD, and passenger doors are created on the right side.
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^ RHD was never converted to LHD even if the trains switched to right-hand running.
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^ Buses imported from Japan that were never converted from RHD to LHD, have doors on the right side in offset position, unlike their counterparts in the Philippines .
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.However, government limousines, imported from the People's Republic of China, are LHD. Virtually all vehicles are driven with a passenger in place to watch the oncoming traffic and inform the driver as to whether it is safe to overtake or not, as the driver cannot see this from the RHD position.^ Road accidents in People's Republic of China.
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^ However, government limousines, imported from the People's Republic of China , are LHD. Virtually all vehicles are driven with a passenger in place to watch the oncoming traffic and inform the driver as to whether it is safe to overtake or not, as the driver cannot see this from the RHD position.
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^ China, People's Republic of (Mainland China) 32.
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[41]

Cambodia

.Cambodia follows a keep-to-the-right rule derived from France.^ Cambodia follows a keep-to-the-right rule derived from France .
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^ France also keeps to the right.
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^ The rule is generally known as "slower traffic, keep right", but it's rarely followed, and never enforced.

.In 2001 RHD cars, usually second hand from Thailand, were banned.^ In 2001 RHD cars, usually second hand from Thailand, were banned.
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^ According to a story appearing on the BBC News web site , Cambodia (which drives on the right) banned all right-hand-drive vehicles in January 2001 in order to control imports of stolen and smuggled vehicles from Thailand, and required all car owners to have their vehicles modified so that the steering wheel is on the left or risk confiscation.
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^ Section 78 ^ Left-hand drive car imports allowed by Govt-India Business-Business-The Times of India ^ " Cambodia bans right-hand drive cars ".
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[42]

Canada

.Until the 1920s, the rule of the road in Canada varied by province, with British Columbia, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Prince Edward Island having cars driving on the left, and the other provinces and territories having motorists driving on the right.^ Nova Scotia, Canada, 1923 .
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^ Drive to the Right on Nova Scotia Roads Amherst Daily News, Saturday, 14 April 1923 .
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^ Drive on the right-hand side of the road (and mostly the driver sits on the left side of the car).
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.Starting with inland British Columbia on 15 July 1920 and ending with Prince Edward Island on 1 May 1924, these provinces changed to driving on the right.^ British Columbia: 1 January 1922 New Brunswick: 1 December 1922 Nova Scotia: 15 April 1923 Prince Edward Island: 1 May 1924 Newfoundland drove on the left until 1947, and joined Canada in 1949.
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^ Of course, until traffic was minimum this gave little problem, but when traffic started to build… it was decided to drive on the right.
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^ Changing from right-hand-drive to left-hand-drive in the USA .
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[43] Newfoundland was not part of Canada until 1949, and its motorists drove on the left until 2 January 1947.[44]
.One of the very few places in Canada where traffic appears to drive on the left is in Montreal on Autoroute 20 for the 3 kilometres (2 mi) between its junctions with Route 138 and Autoroute 15.^ Did Canada ever drive on the left?
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^ Okinawa is one of very few places to have changed from right- to left- traffic in the late 20th century .
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^ One of the very few places in Canada where traffic appears to drive on the left is in Montreal on Autoroute 20 for the 3 kilometers (2 mi) between its junctions with Route 138 and Autoroute 15 .
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[45] .The two roadways remain separated by a railway right-of-way for this entire distance, and the changing of sides does not interfere with the flow of traffic.^ Left turns on two-way roadways.
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^ However, the straight-through traffic does have the right-of-way.
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^ Left turns from two-way roadways.
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Hundreds of thousands of right-hand drive (RHD) vehicles were built in Canada during World War II for the military from 1940 to 1945. Most of these were DND Pattern (later called Canadian Military Pattern) as well as some of the MCP (Modified Conventional Pattern i.e. civilian pattern) vehicles. The reason is that Canada's military forces were at that time intended to fight alongside of the British military who used RHD vehicles. .Britain also lost most of her military vehicles in France in the 1940 retreat and so she ordered thousands of new vehicles from Canada.^ Britiain also lost most of her military vehickles in France in the 1940 retreat and so she ordered thousands of new vehicles from Canada.
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^ The reason is that Canada's military forces were at that time intended to fight alongsdie of the British military who used RHD vehicles.
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^ The country also has a large volume of military vehicle traffic from the U.S., Canada and EU militaries, much of which is LHD. .
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.Canadian Military Pattern (CMP) vehicles became the most standardized vehicles in the British Commonwealth.^ The most famous vehicles are the Pullman-Standards , built in 1946-52, which are the oldest trolleybuses still in service in the world.
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.They were supplied to Canada, the UK, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa and India.^ The epidemiology of hospitalised wrist fractures in older people, New South Wales, Australia.
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^ They were supplied to Canada, the UK, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa and India.
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^ Area socioeconomic status and childhood injury morbidity in New South Wales, Australia.
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.Others were supplied to the USSR after they changed sides in the war.^ Others were supplied to the USSR after they changed sides in the war.
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^ Changing from one side to the other .
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^ Where neighbouring countries drive on opposite sides of the road, drivers from one to the other must change sides when crossing the border.
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.A few, diverted from shipment to Canadian troops in Hong Kong, were supplied to the US Army in the Philippines and were used there until the Japanese captured the islands.^ Edwin Man reports that in Hong Kong there is a slight tendency to walk on the left.
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^ Hazmat disaster preparedness in Hong Kong: what are the hazardous materials on Lantau, Lamma, and Hong Kong Islands?
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^ Michael Scotts writes that he has a Cadillac book which states that all their US cars were right-hand drive until 1915, when there was the option of taking left-hand drive.
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.Post-war, thousands of RHD Canadian-made vehicles were supplied to the United Nations for relief (UNRRA) of countries that had suffered greatly in World War II and went to countries such as Czechoslovakia and Greece.^ Post-war thousands RHD Canadian made vehicles were supplied to the United Nations for relief (UNRRA) of countries that had suffered greatly in WWII and went to countries such as Czechoslovakia and Greece.
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^ The contribution of elderly suicide rates of the three constituent countries of the United Kingdom to the overall national suicide rate.
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^ No person shall move a vehicle which is stopped, standing, or parked unless and until such movement can be made with reasonable safety.
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.During the Cold War in the 1950s, Canada gave many more to allies such as Norway, Holland, France and Italy.^ During the Cold War in the 1950s, Canada gave many more to allies such as Norway, Holland, France and Italy.
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^ Hundreds of thousands of right-hand drive (RHD) vehicles were built in Canada during World War II for the military from 1940 to 1945.
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^ On some British Army training locations, where the army once trained for conflict in Eastern Europe during the Cold War , traffic is meant to travel on the right.
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.During the War, Canada had built RHD armoured vehicles such as tanks, armoured cars, armoured trucks, scout cars, universal carriers, tracked jeeps, etc.^ During WWII Canada also built RHD armoured vehicles such as tanks, armoured cars, armoured trucks, scout cars, universal carriers, tracked jeeps etc.
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^ In the US, rural mail carriers often must provide their own vehicles and have a limited selection of RHD vehicles that they can choose to buy or lease.
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^ Cambodia banned the use of RHD cars, many of which were smuggled from Thailand , from 2001, even though RHD vehicles accounted for 80 percent of vehicles in the country.
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.One of these was the Ram tank which was the inspiration[citation needed] for the later Sherman M4 tank.^ One of these was the Ram tank which was the inspiration for the later Sherman M4 tank.
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.There are some officially offered RHD vehicles in Canada, such as Canada Post mail delivery trucks.^ There are some officially offered RHD vehicles in Canada, such as Canada Post mail delivery trucks.
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^ Today, U.S. motor vehicles are normally LHD. Common exceptions include postal delivery vehicles, garbage trucks, and parking enforcement vehicles.
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^ Where there is no left turn lane indicated by any pavement marking or other official traffic control device, the driver of a vehicle intending to turn left shall approach the turn in the extreme left-hand lane lawfully available to such vehicle.
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.These have extra mirrors to increase driver visibility.^ These have extra mirrors to increase driver visibility .
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^ The visibility of symbolic highway signs can be increased among drivers of all ages.
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.Some garbage trucks and street sweepers have dual controls—both LHD and RHD. This allows the driver to enter and exit the vehicle quickly no matter which side of the street is being serviced.^ Controlling vehicle speeds on local streets.
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^ Some garbage trucks and street sweepers have dual controls—both LHD and RHD. This allows the driver to enter and exit the vehicle quickly no matter which side of the street is being serviced.
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^ Japan does allow both RHD and LHD vehicles on their roads.
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.General-purpose RHD vehicles are allowed in Canada, providing they comply with all applicable Canada Motor Vehicle Safety Standards or are more than 15 years old and therefore eligible for import regardless of compliance with Canadian Federal regulations.^ Behavioural economics and compliance with safety regulations.
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^ U.S. approach to vehicle safety regulation.
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^ Federal safety standards: Their objective and how they affect heavy-duty vehicles.
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Caribbean

.The English-speaking Caribbean typically follows the keep-to-the-left rule and as a result, most cars have a RHD configuration.^ The English-speaking Caribbean typically follows the keep-to-the-left rule and as a result, most cars have a RHD configuration.
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^ As in Sweden , most passenger cars were already left hand drive.
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^ Most people have heard of the "three-second rule" for following distances; after the car ahead of you passes a point on the road, count to three.

.Examples of this may be noted in such countries as Barbados, Jamaica and Trinidad & Tobago.^ Examples of this may be noted in such countries as Barbados , Jamaica and Trinidad & Tobago .
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^ In Trinidad and Tobago , LHD vehicles are banned except for returning nationals who were resident in a foreign country and are importing a vehicle for personal use.
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^ For example, FIG. 1 may be oriented such that north on the compass is at the top of the drawing or it may be to the right of the drawing or any other orientation.
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.In certain islands (mostly Lesser Antilles) such as the British Virgin Islands, U.S. Virgin Islands, the Cayman Islands, the Bahamas, as well as Turks and Caicos Islands, most passenger cars are LHD, being imported from the United States or Brazil.^ In certain islands (mostly Lesser Antilles ) such as the British Virgin Islands , U.S. Virgin Islands , the Cayman Islands , the Bahamas , as well as Turks and Caicos Islands , most passenger cars are LHD, being imported from the United States or Brazil .
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^ Changing rates of suicide by car exhaust in men and women in the United States after car exhaust was detoxified.
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^ Prevalence and most common causes of disability among adults--United States, 2005.
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[46] .Only some government cars and those imported from RHD countries (Japan and the United Kingdom among others) are RHD. The U.S. Virgin Islands are particularly known for having a high accident rate caused by American tourists from the mainland who are unfamiliar with driving on the left in their LHD rental cars.^ Only some government cars and those imported from RHD countries (Japan and the United Kingdom among others) are RHD. The U.S. Virgin Islands are particularly known for having a high accident rate caused by American tourists from the mainland who are unfamiliar with driving on the left in their rental cars.
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^ Causes and prevention of night driving accidents.
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^ In Nigeria , a former British colony, driving had traditionally been on the left with British imported RHD cars.
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.May 2009" style="white-space:nowrap;">[citation needed] Bonaire and Curaçao drive on the right.^ Halifax — Nova Scotia's highway traffic may be driving to the right after April 2 if the bill to be introduced by Hon.
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^ Depending on the jurisdiction, traffic may turn after stopping on a red (right in right-driving countries; left in left-driving countries), provided they yield to pedestrians and other vehicles.
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^ Although Denmark drove and drives on the right, the majority of the population of the islands was of British descent, and this may be the reason for the traffic rules.
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China (see also Hong Kong and Macau)

.Before 1946, driving in China was mixed, with cars in the northern provinces driving on the right, and cars in the southern provinces such as Guangdong driving on the left.^ Before 1946, driving in China was mixed, with cars in the northern provinces driving on the right, and cars in the southern provinces such as Guangdong driving on the left.
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^ Driving on the left or right .
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^ Such vehicles are often left hand drive so that they cannot be registered in India, and are subsequently resold undercutting the nascent luxury car industry which is subject to high duty levels.
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.From 1946, China became a right hand traffic-only country.^ Jurisdictions with right-hand traffic .
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^ Right- and left-hand traffic.html .
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^ Changing to right-hand traffic .
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[47] .However, Hong Kong and Macau continue to observe left-hand traffic after returning to Chinese control in 1997 from UK and 1999 from Portugal respectively.^ Portugal changed from left-hand to right-hand traffic on 1 June 1928.
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^ Changing to left-hand traffic .
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^ Color associations for Hong Kong Chinese.
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Croatia

.Croatia was part of the Austro Hungarian Empire before the First World War, and after the collapse of the empire, it started driving on the right.^ Croatia was part of the Austro Hungarian Empire at the beginning of the last century, and after the collapse of the empire, it started driving on the right.
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^ Bosnia and Herzegovina was part of the Austro Hungarian Empire at the beginning of the 20th century , and after the collapse of the empire, it started driving on the right.
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^ The Austro-Hungarian Empire drove on the left.
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.Sometimes, on parking garage entrances of the left side of a one-way street the lanes on the entrance are reversed to provide for unrestricted flow of traffic between the garage and the street.^ Upon a street or highway restricted to one-way traffic.
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^ You will be riding down the left most lane, on a one way 3 lane street.
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^ One-way streets and rotary traffic islands.  .

.One such example is the Importanne Gallery parking garage.^ A large public service vehicle parked in accordance with paragraph ( a ) shall not be parked for a period exceeding one hour from the commencement of such parking.
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^ (E) It shall be unlawful for the operator of any vehicle to so park such vehicle that any part thereof shall extend beyond the lines marking the side or the rear of the space assigned for one vehicle.

[48] .This was done so the traffic lanes in the one way street from which one enters the garage would not cross.^ Standing or parking on one-way streets.
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^ Upon a street or highway restricted to one-way traffic.
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^ Left turns on 2-lane streets with traffic.
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Cyprus

.A former British colony, Cyprus drives on the left, and cars sold locally are right hand drive, including those used by the British forces in the Sovereign Base Areas of Akrotiri and Dhekelia.^ Right- and left-hand turns.

^ Uses arrows left/right to indicate countries driving orientation.
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^ Right- and left-hand traffic.html .
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.However, owing to its economic and political isolation, there is a sizeable number of left-hand drive vehicles in the self-proclaimed Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus which were imported from Turkey.^ Most vehicles have the driving seat on the left.
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^ However, owing to its economic and political isolation, there is a sizeable number of left-hand drive vehicles in the self-proclaimed Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus which were imported from Turkey .
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^ Such vehicles are often left hand drive so that they cannot be registered in India, and are subsequently resold undercutting the nascent luxury car industry which is subject to high duty levels.
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.Since Cyprus is now an EU member it is common to find left-hand drive vehicles also (tourists overland or else second hand imports from other EU countries with LHD vehicles).^ Most vehicles have the driving seat on the left.
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^ Territories, however, which bordered other left-driving countries were exempted.
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^ Since Cyprus is now an EU member it is common to find left-hand drive vehicles also (tourists overland or else second hand imports from other EU countries with LHD vehicles).
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[49] .An increasing number of right hand drive grey import vehicles from Japan are now sold in both parts of the island.^ An increasing number of right hand drive grey import vehicles from Japan are now sold in both parts of the island.
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^ Most vehicles have the driving seat on the right.
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^ But, what is the advantage of right-hand driving of a car?
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Ethiopia and Eritrea

.Ethiopia changed from left-hand to right-hand traffic on 8 June 1964. Eritrea was at that time part of Ethiopia, so the same date is applicable for that country.^ Portugal changed from left-hand to right-hand traffic on 1 June 1928.
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^ Ethiopia changed from left-hand to right-hand traffic on 8 June 1964.
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^ WikiPortallus: Right- and left-hand traffic.html .
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.The reason for the change is not clearly understood, as neighbouring Kenya in the south and Sudan in the west were driving on the left.^ India drives on the left for another reason.
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^ (A) Vehicles overtaking other vehicles proceeding in the same direction shall pass to the left of them and shall not again drive to the right until reasonably clear of those vehicles.

^ There is one place where you go straight ahead to go south, turn left to go west, and turn right to go north or east.

France

.France has long been a right-hand traffic country.^ Jurisdictions with right-hand traffic .
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^ Right- and left-hand traffic.html .
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^ Changing to right-hand traffic .
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.However, along the 350 metres (380 yd) of Avenue du Général Lemonnier in Paris, which connects the Pont Royal to the Rue de Rivoli, traffic drives on the left, separated only by a hump.^ However, along the 350 metres (380 yd) of Avenue du Général Lemonnier in Paris , which connects the Pont Royal to the Rue de Rivoli , traffic drives on the left, separated only by a hump.
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^ Today, the only European countries driving on the left of the road, excepting Britain, were once ruled by it: Ireland, Malta and Cyprus (including the separate but internationally unrecognised Turkish republic of Northern Cyprus).
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^ Only LEFT side driving in Central Europe?
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Gibraltar

.Although the British overseas territory of Gibraltar changed to driving on the right on 16 June 1929, in order to avoid accidents involving vehicles from Spain, some public buses until recently were RHD, with a special door allowing passengers to enter on the right hand side.^ Gibraltar changed to right-hand traffic in 1929 and China in 1946.
  • Why do some countries drive on the right and others on the left ? 11 January 2010 13:013 UTC users.telenet.be [Source type: Original source]

^ Public buses and vans imported from Japan are converted to LHD, and passenger doors are created on the right side.
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^ Pamphlet from 1967 about Sweden's change to right-hand driving.
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.However, most passenger cars are LHD, as in Spain, with the exception of second-hand cars brought in from the UK and Japan as well as UK registered military vehicles used by the British Forces.^ These products include passenger cars (both left- hand and right hand drive ) in the economy, mid-range and luxury segments, 4-wheel- drive sports utility.....
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^ "Passenger loading zone" means a place reserved for the exclusive use of vehicles while receiving or discharging passengers.
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^ Sep 10, 2001 We¡¦ve good stock of used RHD right hand drive European made passenger cars Mercedes, etc.
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Guyana and Suriname

.Guyana and Suriname are the only two remaining countries in the mainland Americas that drive on the left.^ In South America , only Guyana and Suriname drive on the left.
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^ Guyana and Suriname are the only two remaining countries in the mainland Americas that drive on the left.
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^ Those two countries are the last on continental America to drive left.
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.As a result of the construction of the Pan-American Highway, four mainland American countries switched to driving on the right between 1943 and 1961, the last of which was Belize.^ Why do some countries drive on the right .
  • Why do some countries drive on the right and others on the left ? 11 January 2010 13:013 UTC users.telenet.be [Source type: Original source]

^ List of right-driving countries .
  • Why do some countries drive on the right and others on the left ? 11 January 2010 13:013 UTC users.telenet.be [Source type: Original source]

^ As a result of the construction of the Pan-American Highway , four mainland American countries switched to driving on the right between 1943 and 1961, the last of which was Belize .
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.Both Guyana and Suriname are separated from their neighbours by large rivers, with the first bridge crossing one of these only opening in April 2009. The inland south of both countries is sparsely populated with very few roads and hence no border crossings.^ And across the East River, Whitestone Bridge only one lane open to Queens.
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^ No, we're not the only ones.
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^ After several miles this road crosses an open grate bridge.
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.In the south west of Guyana near Lethem, work was finally completed[50] on 26 April 2009 on the Takutu River Bridge across the Takutu River into neighbouring Brazil, which drives on the right.^ Drive to the right on and after April 15th.
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^ Queensboro Bridge is jammed right across the span into Manhattan.
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^ In the south west of Guyana near Lethem , work was finally completed 47 on 26 April 2009 on the Takutu River Bridge across the Takutu River into neighbouring Brazil , which drives on the right.
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.The changeover system is on the Guyana side, with one lane passing under the other on the bridge's access road.^ How are the roads designed to flip traffic from one side of the road to the other?
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^ The changeover system is on the Guyana side, with one lane passing under the other on the bridge's access road [1] [2] .
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^ The road turns to one lane.
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[51][52] Construction proceeded slowly over the years before being completed by the Brazilian army. .Brazil had been keen to open the bridge, as it now gives Brazil access to Caribbean sea ports on the north coast of South America.^ Brazil had been keen to open the bridge, as it now gives Brazil access to Caribbean sea ports on the north coast of South America.
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^ The new series also provides a toll-free menu for AAA members to access North America’s largest roadside assistance network.
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^ West Side Highway delays begin south in the 70's and north now in the 80's up toward the GW Bridge.
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.Brazil intends to permit Guyana registered (RHD) vehicles to go no further than the Brazilian border town of Bonfim.^ Brazil intends to permit Guyana registered (RHD) vehicles to go no further than the Brazilian border town of Bonfim .
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^ No vehicle operator shall knowingly permit any person to attach any device or himself to such operator's vehicle in violation of subdivision one or subdivision two of this section.
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^ B. Whenever authorized signs are erected indicating that no right turn, left turn or U-turn is permitted, no driver of a vehicle shall disobey the directions of any such sign.

.It is expected that Brazilian (LHD) vehicles will be able to drive all the way through Guyana to the coast.^ Aug 26, 2009 Left Hand Drive s & Right Hand Drive Car Locators - Leading the way with High Resolution WEB CAM presentations for Custom located vehicles for Export We are specialists in Left Hand Drive Land Rover Freelalanders 4 x 4 and Vehicle locators of all.....
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^ Non-standard vehicles may be required to have a sign on the back announcing this, which typically reads, "Right-hand-drive" or "Left-hand-drive" or just "RHD" or "LHD".
  • Why do some countries drive on the right and others on the left ? 11 January 2010 13:013 UTC users.telenet.be [Source type: Original source]

^ Pedestrians facing such signal are thereby advised that there is sufficient time to cross the roadway, and any pedestrian then starting to cross shall yield right-of-way to all vehicles; .

.The Takutu Bridge is the Americas' only border crossing where traffic changes sides of the road.^ Changing sides at borders .
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^ How do drivers change sides when they cross a border?
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^ The Takutu Bridge is the Americas' only border crossing where traffic changes sides of the road.
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.In Suriname most of the privately owned buses are imported from Japan, and the exits are designed for driving on the left.^ Most vehicles have the driving seat on the left.
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^ In Suriname most of the privately owned buses are imported from Japan, and the exits are designed for driving on the left.
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^ Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi wanted to swap sides to make it easier to import cheap cars from left-hand driving Japan, Australia and New Zealand.
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.Most state-owned buses, however, are from the US (LHD) and often the placement of the exits has to be adjusted.^ Most state-owned buses, however, are from the US (LHD) and often the placement of the exits has to be adjusted.
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^ In the US, rural mail carriers often must provide their own vehicles and have a limited selection of RHD vehicles that they can choose to buy or lease.
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^ In Suriname most of the privately owned buses are imported from Japan, and the exits are designed for driving on the left.
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Hong Kong and Macau

.Being a former British colony, Hong Kong follows the United Kingdom in driving on the left.^ New Zealand drives on the left, mainly due to its being a former British colony.
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^ Dark blue: drives on left (mainly British ex-colonies).
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^ Being a former British colony , Hong Kong follows the United Kingdom in driving on the left.
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.Macau, a former Portuguese colony, historically followed Hong Kong in driving on the left because most of the RHD cars in Macau were imported through Hong Kong.^ As in Sweden , most passenger cars were already left hand drive.
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^ Being a former British colony , Hong Kong follows the United Kingdom in driving on the left.
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^ Most vehicles have the driving seat on the left.
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.Macau did not follow either Portugal in 1928 or China in 1946 in switching to driving on the right.^ Macau did not follow either Portugal in 1928 or China in 1946 in switching to driving on the right.
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^ He did that by driving on the right side of the road.
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^ Norway Oman Palau Panama (1943) Paraguay (1945) Peru Philippines (1946) Poland Portugal (1928) Puerto Rico Qatar Réunion .
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.Under the auspices of the "one country, two systems" arrangement, the practice of driving on the left continues in Hong Kong and Macau, now Special Administrative Regions of the People's Republic of China.^ Douglas Clark: Both Hong Kong and Macao drive on the left and China on the right.
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^ Road accidents in People's Republic of China.
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^ China, People's Republic of (Mainland China) 32.
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.Most vehicles, even those of the armed forces, are RHD. LHD exceptions include some buses providing services to and from the mainland.^ Most vehicles, even those of the armed forces , are RHD. LHD exceptions include some buses providing services to and from the mainland.
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^ Some utility service vehicles are also RHD to allow dismounting at the kerb and some newspaper carriers use RHD vehicles to deliver papers to kerbside boxes rather than drive along routes on the wrong side.
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^ Non-standard vehicles may be required to have a sign on the back announcing this, which typically reads, "Right-hand-drive" or "Left-hand-drive" or just "RHD" or "LHD".
  • Why do some countries drive on the right and others on the left ? 11 January 2010 13:013 UTC users.telenet.be [Source type: Original source]

.There are four road border crossing points between mainland China and Hong Kong.^ There are two border crossing points between mainland China and Macau.
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^ There are four road border crossing points between mainland China and Hong Kong.
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^ Befriending the suicidal in Hong Kong and China.
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.The largest and busiest is Lok Ma Chau Control Point (aerial map), which features two separate changeover systems on the mainland side.^ The largest and busiest is Lok Ma Chau Control Point ( aerial map ), which features two separate changeover systems on the mainland side.
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^ The Lotus Bridge was designed to cater for high traffic volumes and features three lanes in each direction as well as a full changeover system on the mainland side, comprising bridges that loop around each other by 360° to swap the direction of the traffic.
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^ In 2006, the daily average number of vehicle trips recorded at Lok Ma Chau was 31,100.
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.In 2006, the daily average number of vehicle trips recorded at Lok Ma Chau was 31,100.[53] The next largest is Man Kam To, where there is no changeover system and the border roads on the mainland side simply intersect as one-way streets with a main road.^ In 2006, the daily average number of vehicle trips recorded at Lok Ma Chau was 31,100.
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^ The next largest is Man Kam To , where there is no changeover system and the border roads on the mainland side simply intersect as one-way streets with a main road.
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^ The largest and busiest is Lok Ma Chau Control Point ( aerial map ), which features two separate changeover systems on the mainland side.
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.There are two border crossing points between mainland China and Macau.^ There are two border crossing points between mainland China and Macau.
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^ There are four road border crossing points between mainland China and Hong Kong.
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^ He also reports that there are places on some autoroutes where the carriageways cross in a flyover to allow vehicles to exit naturally to a service area located between the carriageways.
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.The newer crossing point is the Lotus Bridge, which crosses a narrow channel of sea between the mainland and Macau, and was opened at the end of 1999 (aerial map).^ There are two border crossing points between mainland China and Macau.
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^ The newer crossing point is the Lotus Bridge , which crosses a narrow channel of sea between the mainland and Macau, and was opened at the end of 1999 ( aerial map ).
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^ The large end of the wind cone/wind sock points into the wind as does the large end (cross bar) of the wind tee.
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.The Lotus Bridge was designed to cater for high traffic volumes and features three lanes in each direction as well as a full changeover system on the mainland side, comprising bridges that loop around each other by 360° to swap the direction of the traffic.^ The Lotus Bridge was designed to cater for high traffic volumes and features three lanes in each direction as well as a full changeover system on the mainland side, comprising bridges that loop around each other by 360° to swap the direction of the traffic.
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^ How are the roads designed to flip traffic from one side of the road to the other?
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^ The changeover system is on the Guyana side, with one lane passing under the other on the bridge's access road [1] [2] .
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.At the older Macau crossing point, there is no changeover system and the border roads continue with traffic on the left on the mainland side, and simply intersect on to a roundabout.^ At the older Macau crossing point, there is no changeover system and the border roads continue with traffic on the left on the mainland side, and simply intersect on to a roundabout.
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^ The next largest is Man Kam To , where there is no changeover system and the border roads on the mainland side simply intersect as one-way streets with a main road.
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^ The Takutu Bridge is the Americas' only border crossing where traffic changes sides of the road.
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.All of these Chinese changeover systems can be viewed in high resolution using Google Earth.^ All of these Chinese changeover systems can be viewed in high resolution using Google Earth .
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^ Any 'system' of getting your website to page one on Google is only "useful" if you are able to apply it .
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^ All these happenings are a pure indication of the type of transport systems and the attitude we adore ourself with.
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Iceland

.Iceland switched traffic from left to right at 06:00 on Sunday 26 May 1968, known as H-dagurinn.^ Iceland switched traffic from left to right at 06:00 on Sunday 26 May 1968, known as H-dagurinn .
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^ Right- and left-hand traffic.html .
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^ Their traffic has been changed from on the left to on the right.
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.As in Sweden, most passenger cars were already left hand drive.^ Most vehicles have the driving seat on the left.
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^ As in Sweden , most passenger cars were already left hand drive.
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^ But, what is the advantage of right-hand driving of a car?
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[54] .The only injury from the changeover was a boy on a bicycle who broke his leg.^ The only injury from the changeover was a boy on a bicycle who broke his leg.
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^ Musculoskeletal injury in the right leg of a child who jumped a lot in a birthday party.
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[55] .Numerous buses were also stuck in traffic jams.^ Numerous buses were also stuck in traffic jams.
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^ Then the effects are a matter of personal opinion: would you rather drive for 20 minutes at high speed, only to be stuck in a 0-mph traffic jam for 20 minutes?
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India

.India continued with the practice of driving on the left hand side of the road introduced by British before independence.^ The M2 : Lahore to Islamabad Pakistan continued the British practice of driving on the left hand side of the road after its independence in 1947.
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^ Drive on the right-hand side of the road (and mostly the driver sits on the left side of the car).
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^ That light is on the left hand side.
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.Now all vehicles are RHD with the government banning all new LHD vehicles in the country except under special circumstances, such as cars imported duty free by foreign embassies.^ In the Philippines , RHD vehicles are banned.
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^ Now all vehicles are RHD with the government banning all new LHD vehicles in the country except under special circumstances, such as cars imported duty free by foreign embassies.
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^ In Trinidad and Tobago , LHD vehicles are banned except for returning nationals who were resident in a foreign country and are importing a vehicle for personal use.
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.Such vehicles are often left hand drive so that they cannot be registered in India, and are subsequently resold undercutting the nascent luxury car industry which is subject to high duty levels.^ As in Sweden , most passenger cars were already left hand drive.
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^ Such vehicles are often left hand drive so that they cannot be registered in India, and are subsequently resold undercutting the nascent luxury car industry which is subject to high duty levels.
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^ But, what is the advantage of right-hand driving of a car?
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Indonesia

.Indonesia, the world's fourth most populous country, drives on the left, despite being a former colony of the Netherlands, which drives on the right.^ Most vehicles have the driving seat on the right.
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^ So a goodly third of the world drives on the left.
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^ New Zealand drives on the left, mainly due to its being a former British colony.
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.This originated from British rule in Indonesia under Thomas Stamford Raffles between 1811 and 1816. Even though the country is an archipelago there are three land borders, those with Malaysia, East Timor and Papua New Guinea.^ Papua New Guinea 50.
  • Why do some countries drive on the right and others on the left ? 11 January 2010 13:013 UTC users.telenet.be [Source type: Original source]

^ Many former British colonies outside of Europe continue to drive left: India, Pakistan, Hong Kong (even though it’s been returned to right-side driving China in 1997), Australia, New Zealand and the former British colonies in the West Indies.
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^ Upon a roadway divided into three (3) lanes for traffic under the rules applicable thereon; or .
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.All of these countries also drive on the left, Malaysia as a legacy of British rule, East Timor as a result of previous Indonesian occupation and Papua New Guinea as a result of Australian rule following World War I until 1975. However, cars imported from the US are left hand drive, and trains keep to the right hand side of the track, as in the Netherlands.^ The school is on the right hand side.

^ Uses arrows left/right to indicate countries driving orientation.
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^ The following is a list of countries of the world whose inhabitants drive on the right-hand side of the road.
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.However, there is one exception: In Surabaya city, on Praban Street (one of the main streets in central Surabaya), traffic drives in both directions on the right hand side for approximately 500 metres (550 yards).^ The school is on the right hand side.

^ Jurisdictions with right-hand traffic .
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^ Buses, however, had the driver on the right side."
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.The street is very crowded and the right hand drive style helps the efficient flow of traffic, especially from Gemblongan Street, from which vehicles can directly turn right to Praban Street.^ Turn right on to Chew Street.
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^ At the second traffic light, turn right( Oxford Drive).
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^ Right-hand traffic .
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.Vehicles from Blauran Street can similarly turn directly right.^ Turn right on to Chew Street.
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^ At McDonalds, turn right on Puttney Street.
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^ Turn right onto Kalorama Street.
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.Because there is a separator dividing the two sides of the street, local drivers have little difficulty.^ For the side street there is not one, but two.
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^ Also watch out on the West Side, northbound on 96th Street, you've got a repair job there as well.
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^ A familiar pavement marking to drivers is the double yellow continuous line on the left hand side that typically divides each direction of traffic.
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Ireland

.The Republic of Ireland is the second largest European state, after the United Kingdom, with a left-hand traffic system.^ Right- and left-hand traffic.html .
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^ Visitors are informed that in the United Kingdom traffic drives on the left-hand side of the road.
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^ Jurisdictions with left-hand traffic .
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.Visitors are likely to encounter warning signs (in English, French and German) near Irish airports, seaports and major tourist attractions, as well as outside major urban areas, reminding them to drive on the left.^ Visitors to Ireland are very likely to encounter a warning sign near Irish airports, seaports, major tourist attractions and outside major urban areas reminding them to drive on the left (in English, French and German).
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^ Vehicles driving on the left on the A1(M) Motorway near Washington Services in Tyne and Wear , England , heading towards Scotland .
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^ Non-standard vehicles may be required to have a sign on the back announcing this, which typically reads, "Right-hand-drive" or "Left-hand-drive" or just "RHD" or "LHD".
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.The state's only land border is with Northern Ireland, a constituent part of the UK, so there is no change-over to impede the large volume of cross-border traffic between the two parts of Ireland.^ There are two border crossing points between mainland China and Macau.
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^ The Republic of Ireland has a land border with Northern Ireland , a part of the United Kingdom where driving is on the left, and there is much traffic between the countries.
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^ There is no national traffic law in the United States.
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Italy

Ponte Palatino in Rome
.Which side of the road the Romans drove on is disputed.^ Which side of the road the Romans drove on is disputed.
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^ If it can be assumed that the side of the road with deeper ruts was the side used by loaded carts leaving the quarry, while the side with shallow ruts indicates empty carts arriving, then we can conclude that at this particular location, at least, the Romans drove on the left.
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^ This caused confusion on Vanuatu's roads, as British subjects drove on the left side of the road, while French citizens drove on the right side of the road.
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.Archaeological evidence in Britain seems to indicate driving on the left but old Roman roads in Turkey suggest Romans used the right hand side of the road.^ Changing from right-hand-drive to left-hand-drive in the USA .
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^ Drive on the right-hand side of the road (and mostly the driver sits on the left side of the car).
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^ Uses arrows left/right to indicate countries driving orientation.
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[56] .In Italy the practice of traffic driving on the right first began in the late 1890s, but it was not until the mid 1920s that it became standard throughout the country.^ So nowadays, an estimated 66% of people worldwide live in right-hand side countries, and 72% of all distances are completed while driving on the right side of the road.
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^ Maintenance and emergency vehicles conform to local standard practice when they are in the terminal areas, keeping left while in the UK terminal area and right in the French terminal.
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^ (A) Vehicles overtaking other vehicles proceeding in the same direction shall pass to the left of them and shall not again drive to the right until reasonably clear of those vehicles.

.There was a long period when traffic in the countryside drove on the right while major cities continued to drive on the left.^ There was a long period when traffic in the countryside drove on the right while major cities continued to drive on the left.
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^ In some cities or provinces traffic drove on the left and in others on the right.
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^ Driving on the left or right .
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[57] .Rome, for example, did not change from left to right until 20 October 1924. Milan was the last Italian city to change to driving on the right (3 August 1926).^ Changing from right-hand-drive to left-hand-drive in the USA .
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^ Rome, for example, did not change from left to right until 20 October 1924.
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^ Driving on the left or right .
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.Cars had remained right-hand drive (RHD) until this time.^ Cars had remained right-hand drive (RHD) until this time.
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^ But, what is the advantage of right-hand driving of a car?
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^ Assume that a car can turn right at any time.
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.Alfa Romeo and Lancia did not produce LHD cars until as late as 1950 and 1953, respectively.^ Alfa Romeo and Lancia did not produce LHD cars until as late as 1950 and 1953, respectively.
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^ It was not until Henry Ford populated the market with his mass produced cars that the standard of left hand drive cars ( the driver sat in the left seat in front of the controls) was established.
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^ Until the mid-60's, all Lancias, even in LHD Italy , were manufactured as RHD. Lancia intended the cars to be suitable for use on the Alpine passes, so when driving on the right, the driver was also on the right, and could see the edge of the road.
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[58]
.A few highways have some sections of road where the directions cross, resulting in traffic driving on the left, such the A6 highway between Savona and Torino (map), the A20 highway between Messina and Palermo (map), and the A19 highway between Palermo and Catania (map).^ Traffic on the cross-street bridge drives to the left of the center divider.

^ Crossing the road when the traffic comes from an unfamiliar direction.
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^ Road traffic accidents and disability: A cross-section study from Turkey.
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.However, these are short segments of motorway, where the different directions do not interact, therefore vehicles still overtake on the left on these sections.^ However, these are short segments of motorway, where the different directions do not interact, therefore vehicles still overtake on the left on these sections.
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^ Overtaking a vehicle on the left.
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^ Overtaking a vehicle on the left .
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.Furthermore, exceptions to the rule can be necessary in urban contexts.^ Furthermore, exceptions to the rule can be necessary in urban contexts.
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^ Urban expressways that are controlled by traffic lights usually have separate left-turn signals, as also some busy downtown streets (the only exceptions to the rule).
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.For example, the Ponte Palatino bridge in Rome is known to Romans to be "all'inglese" (English-style), because drivers are required to drive on the left hand side of the bridge.^ Drive on the right-hand side of the road (and mostly the driver sits on the left side of the car).
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^ That light is on the left hand side.
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^ The school is on the left hand side.

.This situation is analogous to (although obviously reversed from) that of Savoy Court in London.^ This situation is analogous to (although obviously reversed from) that of Savoy Court in London.
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^ Savoy Court is a small private road which gives access to the main entrance of the Savoy Theatre in London.
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^ Traffic driving on the right in Savoy Court in London.
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[59]

Japan

.Japan is one of the modest number of countries outside the Commonwealth of Nations to drive on the left.^ Japan is one of the few countries outside the Commonwealth of Nations to drive on the left.
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^ Slovakia , despite being a member of the European Union , does not allow the local registration of RHD vehicles, 31 even if the vehicle is imported from one of the four EU countries that drive on the left (UK, Ireland, Cyprus, and Malta).
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^ Pakistan is the westernmost country in Asia to drive on the left, and it borders Afghanistan, Iran and China, all of which drive on the right.
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.An informal practice of left-hand passage dates at least to the Edo period, when samurai are said to have passed each other to the left in order to avoid knocking their longer katana swords with each other (as swords were always worn to the left side)[citation needed].^ An informal practice of left-hand passage dates at least to the Edo period , when samurai are said to have passed each other to the left in order to avoid knocking their longer katana swords with each other (as swords were always worn to the left side).
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^ That light is on the left hand side.
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^ The school is on the left hand side.

.During the late 1800s, Japan built its first railways with British technical assistance, and double-tracked railways adopted the British practice of running on the left.^ During the late 1800s, Japan built its first railways with British technical assistance, and double-tracked railways adopted the British practice of running on the left.
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^ The M2 : Lahore to Islamabad Pakistan continued the British practice of driving on the left hand side of the road after its independence in 1947.
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^ In Russia , most trains run on the right, except for the line between Moscow and Ryazan, which was designed and built by British engineers (reported by Sergey Fedosov).
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.Stage Coach Order issued in 1870 and its revision in 1872, followed in 1881 by a further order, stipulated that mutually approaching horses had to avoid each other by shifting to the left.^ Stage Coach Order issued in 1870 and the revision in 1872 said mutually approaching horses had to avoid each other by shifting to the left.
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^ An order issued in 1881 said mutually approaching horses and vehicles had to avoid each other by shifting to the left.
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^ An informal practice of left-hand passage dates at least to the Edo period , when samurai are said to have passed each other to the left in order to avoid knocking their longer katana swords with each other (as swords were always worn to the left side).
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[60] An order issued in 1885 stated that general horses and vehicles had to avoid to the left, but they also had to avoid to the right when they met army troops, until the double standard was legally resolved in 1924.[61]
.After the defeat of Japan during World War II, Okinawa was under control of the United States and compelled to drive on the right.^ After the defeat of Japan during World War II , Okinawa was under control of the United States and made to drive on the right.
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^ During which month is it riskiest to drive in the United States?
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^ Did the United States ever drive on the left?
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.Okinawa was returned to Japanese control in 1972 and changed back to driving on the left six years later, at 06:00 on 30 July 1978, as certain treaties required nations to have one system throughout their territory.^ Okinawa was returned to Japanese control in 1972 and changed back to driving on the left six years later, at 06:00 on 30 July 1978, as certain treaties required nations to have one system throughout their territory.
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^ The Japanese region of Okinawa changed from left to right under US control ; in 1972 Okinawa was returned to Japanese sovereignty, and six years later, in 1978, the driving rules reverted to left-hand traffic as in mainland Japan.
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^ Ford changed to left-hand drive in the 1908 model year.
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[62] .The changeover operation was known as 730 (Nana-San-Maru).^ The changeover operation was known as 730 ( Nana-San-Maru ).
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.Okinawa is one of very few places to have changed from right- to left- traffic in the late 20th century.^ Right-of-way and yielding are interrelated because in almost all traffic conflict situations one party has the right-of-way and the other party has to yield it.
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^ Nicols February 28th, 2007, 01:19 PM ^^ yep, it's very dangerous sometimes when the oncoming traffic is hidden by a car which turns right (into the street I want to turn left into).
  • The traffic light thread [Archive] - SkyscraperCity 11 January 2010 13:013 UTC www.skyscrapercity.com [Source type: Original source]

^ A vessel travelling upstream can request downstream traffic to change to the left side of the river when the river bends to the left (going upstream) and the current is much stronger on the right side of the river.
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.Japan does allow both RHD and LHD vehicles on their roads.^ Japan does allow both RHD and LHD vehicles on their roads.
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^ Slovakia , despite being a member of the European Union , does not allow the local registration of RHD vehicles, 31 even if the vehicle is imported from one of the four EU countries that drive on the left (UK, Ireland, Cyprus, and Malta).
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^ This rule does not apply retroactively, so a RHD vehicle that was registered before this rule does not lose its registered status and may continue to be legally driven.
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.In some cases the same vehicle is available in both LHD and RHD configurations.^ In some cases the same vehicle is available in both LHD and RHD configurations.
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^ Japan does allow both RHD and LHD vehicles on their roads.
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^ Some vehicles may be designated as both an authorized emergency vehicle and an authorized service vehicle.
  • Colorado Code Publishing Company - Fort Collins Traffic Code 11 January 2010 13:013 UTC www.colocode.com [Source type: Original source]

Korea (North and South)

.Since the end of the Second World War, traffic in both North and South Korea drive on the right.^ In Cyprus , both North and South, they drive on the left.
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^ Turn right (North) and proceed to second traffic light.
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^ At the second traffic light, turn right( Oxford Drive).
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However this was not the case for historic Korea. .In the 19th century traffic travelled on the left as the country was under nominal influence of China's Qing Dynasty.^ Pakistan is the westernmost country in Asia to drive on the left, and it borders Afghanistan, Iran and China, all of which drive on the right.
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^ The driver of a vehicle intending to turn left shall approach the turn in the extreme left-hand lane lawfully available to traffic moving in the direction of travel of the vehicle.
  • CIVIL TRAFFIC ORDINANCE 11 January 2010 13:013 UTC hood.hctc.com [Source type: Original source]

^ Many countries owe the fact that they drive on the left to British colonial influence.
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.When Japan annexed Korea in 1910 it also maintained the left-hand rule.^ All-way stop · Boulevard rule · Move Over Law · Overtaking · Right- and left-hand traffic · Right-of-way · Right turn on red · School bus traffic stop laws · Traffic code .
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^ In Japan , people sometimes import left-hand drive models of cars, whereas the standard car sold in Japan is right-hand-drive.
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^ In South Korea the cars travel on the right hand side of the road, but people walk on the left hand side of the walkway.
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[23]
.On September 8, 1945, American forces arrived in the southern half of Korea while at the same time Russian-backed communist forces were occupying the North.^ Section 15-802 Right-of-way at intersections, vehicles arriving at same time.

^ After some time has passed, drivers weave back and forth, and all the lanes end up going at the same speed.
  • SCIENCE HOBBYIST: Traffic Waves FAQ 11 January 2010 13:013 UTC trafficwaves.org [Source type: Original source]

^ SECTION 15-802 RIGHT-OF-WAY AT INTERSECTIONS. VEHICLE ARRIVING AT SAME TIME .

Shortly afterwards the peninsula was divided along the 38th parallel. .Driving on the right was implemented in both countries as the vehicles (particularly military) used by the Korean states were either American-made or Russian-built LHD models.^ Uses arrows left/right to indicate countries driving orientation.
  • 76 – Driving Orientation: A World Map « Strange Maps 11 January 2010 13:013 UTC strangemaps.wordpress.com [Source type: General]

^ Most vehicles have the driving seat on the right.
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^ People from right driving (LHD) countries seem blinkered.
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[23]

Malaysia

.Malaysia has been driving on the left side of the road since British colonial times.^ Dark blue: drives on left (mainly British ex-colonies).
  • 76 – Driving Orientation: A World Map « Strange Maps 11 January 2010 13:013 UTC strangemaps.wordpress.com [Source type: General]

^ India continued the colonial practice of driving on the left hand side of the road after independence.
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^ Which side of the road did they drive on in ancient times?
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.However, right-hand traffic can be found at the Damansara-Puchong Expressway in the short tunnel under the Damansara Perdana flyover and the Sunway Bridge at the Federal Highway Route 1 interchange.^ Across the Hudson otherwise, really not too bad, still under five minutes, Holland and Lincoln Tunnel and GW Bridge.
  • Traffic 11 January 2010 13:013 UTC english.utah.edu [Source type: Original source]

^ Again, federal highway policy now discourages partial interchanges.

^ North Cross is located on the left hand corner, right past the fourth traffic light—at the corner of colonial Avenue and Electric Avenue (Route 419).
  • Grace Christian School 11 January 2010 13:013 UTC gcswarriors.org [Source type: News]

.Until it was pedestrianised, the northern section of Penang Road in George Town, Penang, now known as Upper Penang Road, had traffic passing on the right hand side of the road, with a concrete kerb in the middle.^ The school is on the right hand side.

^ Jurisdictions with right-hand traffic .
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^ Right- and left-hand traffic.html .
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.This was to allow clockwise traffic from the one-way sections of Northam Road and Farquhar Street (at either end of the road) to pass clockwise through the road without crossing oncoming traffic.^ Standing or parking on one-way streets.
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^ Upon a street or highway restricted to one-way traffic.
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^ Mabye it's a one way road?
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Malta

.Malta was a British colony from 1800 to 1964, and continues with left-hand traffic.^ Ethiopia changed from left-hand to right-hand traffic on 8 June 1964.
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^ Changing to left-hand traffic .
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^ Jurisdictions with left-hand traffic .
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.As a standard on new imported cars, local vehicles are right hand drive.^ But, what is the advantage of right-hand driving of a car?
  • 76 – Driving Orientation: A World Map « Strange Maps 11 January 2010 13:013 UTC strangemaps.wordpress.com [Source type: General]

^ It was not until Henry Ford populated the market with his mass produced cars that the standard of left hand drive cars ( the driver sat in the left seat in front of the controls) was established.
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^ According to a story appearing on the BBC News web site , Cambodia (which drives on the right) banned all right-hand-drive vehicles in January 2001 in order to control imports of stolen and smuggled vehicles from Thailand, and required all car owners to have their vehicles modified so that the steering wheel is on the left or risk confiscation.
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.Since Malta is now a EU member it is now common to find left hand drive vehicles also (tourists overland[citation needed] or else second hand imports from other EU countries with LHD vehicles).^ Most vehicles have the driving seat on the left.
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^ Since Cyprus is now an EU member it is common to find left-hand drive vehicles also (tourists overland or else second hand imports from other EU countries with LHD vehicles).
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^ Why do some countries drive on the right and others on the left?
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Mongolia

.Mongolia is a right-hand drive country, with steering wheels mounted on the left-hand side of vehicles.^ Right- and left-hand turns.

^ Most vehicles have the driving seat on the left.
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^ Right- and left-hand traffic.html .
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.There are, however, a number of second-hand vehicles from Japan in use, with the steering wheel mounted on the right-hand side.^ The school is on the right hand side.

^ Buses, however, had the driver on the right side."
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^ We are on the right hand side .
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.There have been plans to prohibit the driving of vehicles with the steering wheel mounted on the right-hand side, but none have been passed by the parliament.^ The school is on the right hand side.

^ We are on the right hand side .
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^ However, in 1963 the Swedish parliament passed a law on the conversion to right-hand driving.
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New Zealand

Right-side traffic on the access road to the Manapouri Power Station.
.New Zealand drives on the left, mainly due to its British colonial heritage.^ Safe driving: the New Zealand experience.
  • Journal Articles 15 September 2009 4:29 UTC www.safetylit.org [Source type: Academic]

^ Many countries which drive on the left today do so because of the British Empire, with the notable exceptions of the USA and Canada, as discussed previously.
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^ Alex Boster reports that in Australia and New Zealand , the situation is reversed and people keep to the left.
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.At intersections, the general rule for priority in New Zealand is "Give way to the right, and turning traffic give way to traffic not turning", but there is an unusual variation compared with other countries.^ At intersections, the general rule for priority in New Zealand is "Give way to the right, and turning traffic give way to traffic not turning" , but there is an unusual variation compared with other countries.
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^ Right-turn priority overlap stages.
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^ Turning and right-of-way at intersections .

.When turning left at an intersection, traffic must also give way to traffic turning right from the opposing road onto the road into which both vehicles intend to turn.^ Right-of-way of emergency vehicles; following emergency .

^ (A) preparing for a left turn at an intersection or into a private roadway or driveway; .
  • Colorado Code Publishing Company - Fort Collins Traffic Code 11 January 2010 13:013 UTC www.colocode.com [Source type: Original source]

^ Exit right onto Gaskins Road.
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.The reason for this rule is to reduce the possibility of an impact with the driver's side of the vehicle (right-hand side).^ The school is on the right hand side.

^ Buses, however, had the driver on the right side."
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^ We are on the right hand side .
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.This rule also used to apply in the Australian state of Victoria until the early 1990s.^ This rule also used to apply in the Australian state of Victoria until the early 1990s.
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^ As discussed below, the rules applying to bicycles in these codes may or may not be consistent with state law.
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^ Testing assumptions implicit in the use of the 15-second rule as an early predictor of whether an in-vehicle device produces unacceptable levels of distraction.
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.On the underground access road to the Manapouri Power Station vehicles must drive on the right.^ Most vehicles have the driving seat on the right.
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^ On the underground access road to the Manapouri power station vehicles must drive on the right.
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^ Right-side traffic on the access road to the Manapouri power station .
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.The tunnel is one long spiral and drivers have very limited forward visibility.^ Unsafe practices of truck drivers on long grades: the case of the expressway in the Mont-Blanc-Le Fayet tunnel.
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^ I don't know if it's very clear, but one can see that the visibility of oncoming traffic there is minimal, because the cars are coming uphill towards you.
  • The traffic light thread [Archive] - SkyscraperCity 11 January 2010 13:013 UTC www.skyscrapercity.com [Source type: Original source]

^ A slow driver in this case is one who is driving under the posted speed limit.
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.Initially, tour buses drove on the left, but there were many collisions, with buses wiping each other's wing mirrors off.^ In Canada , the Maritime provinces and British Columbia initially drove on the left, but changed to the right in order to make border crossings to and from other provinces easier.
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^ Each left turning ramp is bridged over or under the other two, so there is a 3-level structure in the middle.

^ Many collisions are caused when drivers are rubbernecking, or looking at a crash scene or some other driver being pulled over.
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.The change to driving on the right made it easier for drivers to see how close they are to the tunnel wall.^ How do drivers change sides when they cross a border?
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^ In Philippines they drive on the right.
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^ How can they do that and what can I do to get the right one.
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[63] .The road is, however, only used by authorized vehicles and is not open to the public.^ Motorcycles are unique vehicles that use the road.
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^ The road is, however, only used by authorized vehicles and is not open to the public.
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^ The driver of any vehicle involved in an accident either upon a public highway, private road, or private drive, resulting in damage to property, shall: .

Pakistan

The M2: Lahore to Islamabad
."Here people drive on the left side of the road because Pakistan is a former British colony.^ New Zealand drives on the left, mainly due to its being a former British colony.
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^ India continued the colonial practice of driving on the left hand side of the road after independence.
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^ Sri Lanka drives on the left, a legacy of being a former British colony ( Ceylon ).
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.Though, sometimes, people prefer to drive on the right-side of the road.^ Drive on right side exceptions.
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^ Which side of the road do they drive on?
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^ Drive on right side exceptions .
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.I have seen cars, motorcycles, and bikes going the wrong way.^ Where can bikes go and what should cars do?

^ If two cars approach the intersection from opposite directions and arrive at approximately the same time, the vehicle that is turning must yield the right-of-way to the vehicle that is going straight.

^ Second, the problem with wrong-way biking is that it promotes crashes, while right-way biking does not.
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.Despite the number of horns blaring at them, the drivers really don't care they're going the wrong way.^ Don’t they have any real crimes to investigate?

^ But if we don't provide space, they'll take vengence by forcing their way in anyway, which brings our lane to a near halt.
  • SCIENCE HOBBYIST: Traffic Waves FAQ 11 January 2010 13:013 UTC trafficwaves.org [Source type: Original source]

^ Drivers.com: Left lane driving: two wrongs don't make a right About Us .
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Jeanette Khan, Huffington Post[64]
.Pakistan continued the British practice of driving on the left hand side of the road after its independence in 1947. Pakistan is the westernmost country in Asia to drive on the left.^ The M2 : Lahore to Islamabad Pakistan continued the British practice of driving on the left hand side of the road after its independence in 1947.
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^ Pakistan is the westernmost country in Asia to drive on the left, and it borders Afghanistan, Iran and China, all of which drive on the right.
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^ Drive on the right-hand side of the road (and mostly the driver sits on the left side of the car).
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.The Khyber Pass border crossing with Afghanistan is one of the most well known places where traffic changes sides of the road.^ How do drivers change sides when they cross a border?
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^ Most traffic signs facing motorists are on the left side of the road.
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^ Most traffic signs facing motorists are on the right side of the road.
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Philippines

.Right-hand traffic was introduced in the Philippines on the last day of the Battle of Manila, 10 March 1945, to facilitate the combined Filipino and American troop movements.^ Jurisdictions with right-hand traffic .
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^ Right- and left-hand traffic.html .
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^ Changing to right-hand traffic .
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Poland

.Poland was recreated in 1918 as a sovereign republic from territories former belonging to the Austro-Hungarian, German and Russian Empires.^ The Austro-Hungarian Empire drove on the left.
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^ Poland was recreated in 1918 as a sovereign republic from territories former belonging to the Austro-Hungarian , German and Russian Empires .
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^ Croatia was part of the Austro Hungarian Empire at the beginning of the last century, and after the collapse of the empire, it started driving on the right.
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.In the former Austrian areas left-hand driving was in force.^ In the former Austrian areas left-hand driving was in force.
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^ Gothenburg operated its trams in opposite-handed pairs, the left-hand-drive tram leading before the changeover and the right-hand-drive tram afterwards.
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^ As in Sweden , most passenger cars were already left hand drive.
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This was changed in the 1920s. In Lwow (at that time in Poland) the change-over took place in 1922 and in Kraków in 1925.[66]

Portugal

.Portugal changed from left-hand to right-hand traffic on 1 June 1928. This change was also implemented in most of its overseas territories, except Goa, Macau and Mozambique, which had land borders with countries that drove on the left.^ Portugal changed from left-hand to right-hand traffic on 1 June 1928.
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^ Ethiopia changed from left-hand to right-hand traffic on 8 June 1964.
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^ WikiPortallus: Right- and left-hand traffic.html .
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In East Timor right-hand traffic was introduced in 1928, but changed back by Indonesia in 1975.

Russian Federation

Driving on the right was introduced in Russia by the decree of Empress Elisaveta Petrovna on 5 February 1752.[67]
.Although Russia drives on the right, cheaper used cars from Japan are almost as popular as LHD cars of the same class.^ Although Russia drives on the right, cheaper used cars from Japan are almost as popular as LHD cars of the same class.
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^ Section 78 ^ Left-hand drive car imports allowed by Govt-India Business-Business-The Times of India ^ " Cambodia bans right-hand drive cars ".
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^ Functional brain mapping of actual car driving using [18F]FDG-PET. Further validation of the simulation model of automobile collisions program.
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.Russia is estimated to have more than 1.5 million RHD vehicles on its roads.^ Russia is estimated to have more than 1.5 million RHD vehicles on its roads.
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^ Also note in the chart how a Prius (lowest CO2 emission vehicle in US) puts out barely more than half the CO2 of the average car.
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^ There are a lot more cars and trucks than motorcycles on the road, and some drivers dont recognize a motorcycle and ignore it (usually unintentionally).
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.In the far eastern regions, such as Vladivostok or Khabarovsk, RHD vehicles make up to 90% of the total.^ In the far eastern regions, such as Vladivostok or Khabarovsk , RHD vehicles make up to 90% of the total.
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^ Drivers of such vehicles shall follow such routes so far as practicable also when driving within the city and not merely through the city.

^ There are some officially offered RHD vehicles in Canada, such as Canada Post mail delivery trucks.
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.This includes not only private cars, but also police cars, ambulances, and many other municipal and governmental vehicles.^ This includes not only private cars, but also police cars, ambulances, and many other municipal and governmental vehicles.
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^ "School bus" means every motor vehicle owned by a public or governmental agency and operated for the transportation of children to or from school or privately owned and operated for compensation for the transportation of children to or from school.

^ Cambodia banned the use of RHD cars, many of which were smuggled from Thailand , from 2001, even though RHD vehicles accounted for 80 percent of vehicles in the country.
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.During spring 2005, the rumour that RHD vehicles would be completely banned from the roads drove thousands of Russian protesters to the streets[citation needed].^ A Law enforcement officer who finds a parked vehicle protruding into the road would consider it an unattended motor vehicle on a highway, a violation of state law.

^ Reduce the speed of the vehicle, maintaining a safe speed to road conditions, if changing lanes would be impossible or unsafe.

^ Malcolm Roe recalls that "the roads were completely closed, apart from emergency vehicles, for a day or two while changes were made to road signs etc.
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.On 19 May 2005 the Russian Minister of Industry and Energy Viktor Khristenko announced that RHD vehicles would be allowed on the roads but would have to conform to all Russian traffic safety requirements.^ Safety factor requirements for the offshore industry.
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^ On 19 May 2005 the Russian Minister of Industry and Energy Viktor Khristenko announced that RHD vehicles would be allowed on the roads but would have to conform to all Russian traffic safety requirements.
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^ Japan does allow both RHD and LHD vehicles on their roads.
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.September 2009" style="white-space:nowrap;">[citation needed] Many automobile owners blocked the roads (in Moscow, Saint Petersburg, Vladivostok and many other cities), protesting against such an interdiction.^ Many automobile owners blocked the roads (in Moscow , Saint Petersburg , Vladivostok and many other cities), protesting against such an interdiction.
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^ The owner shall be presumed to know of the operation of his or her motor vehicle within the city in violation of this section when the motor vehicle is being operated by a person other than the owner.

^ A person seeking issuance of a parade permit shall file an application with the Chief of Police or other authorized city official on forms provided by such officer.

.September 2009" style="white-space:nowrap;">[citation needed] On 19 May 2005 two automobile movements were born defending the interests of RHD automobile owners.^ On 19 May 2005 two automobile movements were born defending the interests of RHD automobile owners.
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^ On 19 May 2005 the Russian Minister of Industry and Energy Viktor Khristenko announced that RHD vehicles would be allowed on the roads but would have to conform to all Russian traffic safety requirements.
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^ January 2005 April 2005 March 2006 April 2006 May 2006 June 2006 July 2006 August 2006 September 2006 November 2006 January 2007 February 2007 April 2007 May 2007 June 2007 July 2007 August 2007 September 2007 October 2007 November 2007 December 2007 January 2008 February 2008 March 2008 April 2008 May 2008 June 2008 July 2008 August 2008 September 2008 October 2008 November 2008 December 2008 January 2009 February 2009 March 2009 .

[citation needed]

Rwanda

.Rwanda, a former Belgian colony in central Africa, currently drives on the right.^ South Yemen , formerly the British colony of Aden , changed to driving on the right on 1 January 1977.
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^ Macau , a former Portuguese colony , historically followed Hong Kong in driving on the left because most of the RHD cars in Macau were imported through Hong Kong.
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^ New Zealand drives on the left, mainly due to its being a former British colony.
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In 2005, a Presidential Decree was issued banning the import of RHD cars, eventually requiring them to be phased out completely by the end of 2009.[68]
.In early August 2009 several African newspapers reported that, following the results of a public survey, Rwanda was considering switching to driving on the left, a practice in line with other members of the East African Community (EAC).^ Mass communications and drinking-driving: Theories, practices and results.
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^ The HOV lane is on the far left of the highway and is separated from other regular lanes by a white solid line.
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^ The M2 : Lahore to Islamabad Pakistan continued the British practice of driving on the left hand side of the road after its independence in 1947.
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[68] .Burundi is the only other EAC member to drive on the right.^ In this section, when we describe pedestrians keeping right or left, we mean right or left in relation to other pedestrians on sidewalks, in hallways, and in pedestrian-only areas.
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^ (A) Vehicles overtaking other vehicles proceeding in the same direction shall pass to the left of them and shall not again drive to the right until reasonably clear of those vehicles.

^ Each driver in a funeral or other procession shall drive as near to the right-hand edge of the roadway as practicable except when otherwise directed or escorted by a police officer.

.The survey, carried out by the Ministry of Infrastructure, indicated that 54% of Rwandans were in favour of the switch, compared to just 32% who were opposed to it.^ And just because some knucklehead who's late for work can't manage his own time doiesn't mean that I will just get out of his way.
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^ On the other hand who wants to live with macho jerks who just don't get what traffic is all about and just want everyone to get out of their way just because there in a hurry.
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[69] .Reasons cited were the perceived lower costs of RHD vehicles as opposed to LHD versions of the same model, easier maintenance and the political benefit of harmonisation of traffic regulations with other EAC countries.^ Models obtained from other EU countries often have a lower value upon resale due to shorter warranty periods and UK dealers refusing to buy them or accept them in part-exchange.
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^ Many motor yachts and other small craft are RHD, but some boats, typically smaller pleasure craft and wooden speedboats are built LHD, to give a better view of approaching and passing traffic.
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^ Whenever practicable the left turn shall be made to the left of the center of the intersection and so as to leave the intersection or other location in the extreme left-hand lane lawfully available to traffic moving in the same direction as the vehicle on the roadway being entered.
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.Furthermore, in November 2009, Rwanda's application to join the Commonwealth of Nations was approved, another group which is overwhelmingly dominated by LHT countries.^ Reply Andy says: November 19, 2009 at 9:51 pm Hmm, i think you have my post confused with another.
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^ Japan is one of the few countries outside the Commonwealth of Nations to drive on the left.
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^ Reply RVGPSVA says: November 19, 2009 at 9:45 pm I compared 1475T one has ver.2 with FW 1.01 and another has FW 2.05.
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[68] .The switch is currently being deliberated, and no decision has been made yet (February 2010).^ This kind of interchange is no longer being made.

However, Infrastructure Minister Eng. Linda Bihire added that within the government, plans to drive on the left have been "in the pipeline" since joining the EAC in June 2007.[70]

Samoa

.Samoa used to be a German colony until occupied by New Zealand at the beginning of the First World War.^ By the end of the First World War, the rotary engine was the most common design for powerful fighter aircraft.
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^ The campaign of advertising the new rule of the road, will be carried on until July first.
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^ Costs of alcohol-related crashes: New Zealand estimates and suggested measures for use internationally.
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.Until September 2009 it maintained the German practice of driving on the right-hand side of the road.^ Drive on the right-hand side of the road (and mostly the driver sits on the left side of the car).
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^ India continued the colonial practice of driving on the left hand side of the road after independence.
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^ After this day, all traffic moves on the right-hand side of the road.
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.This practice had been in place for more than a century.^ This practice had been in place for more than a century.
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^ Or, if one in five drivers were to practice these driving techniques, then they might only need to maintain 2-3 carlengths rather than 10 carlenghts or more.
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^ When any vehicle has been parked for more than one hour in excess of the time allowed for parking in any place; and .

[71] .A plan to drive on the left was first announced by the Samoan government in September 2007 and was confirmed on 18 April 2008 when Samoa's parliament passed the Road Transport Reform Act 2008.[72][73] On 24 July 2008 Tuisugaletaua Avea, the Minister of Transport, announced that the switch would come into effect at 6:00 am on Monday, 7 September 2009. He also announced that the 7th and 8th would be public holidays, so that residents were able to familiarise themselves with the new rules of the road.^ July 2008 at 12:24 AM .
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^ He also announced that the 7th and 8th would be public holidays, so that residents were able to familiarise themselves with the new rules of the road.
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^ On 24 July 2008 Tuisugaletaua Avea, the Minister of Transport, announced that the switch would come into effect at 6:00 am on Monday, 7 September 2009.
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[74] .Samoa is the first territory in over 30 years to change which side of the road is driven on, the most recent to change being Nigeria, Ghana, Yemen and Okinawa.^ Samoa is the first territory in over 30 years to change which side of the road is driven on, the most recent to change being Nigeria , Ghana , Yemen and Okinawa .
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^ The list of countries in this document is not taken from Kincaid, and it includes some additional territories as well as being more recently updated.
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^ Where neighbouring countries drive on opposite sides of the road, drivers from one to the other must change sides when crossing the border.
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[71][75][76]
.A new political party, The People's Party, had formed to try to block the change but was unsuccessful as was the People Against Switching Sides protest group which launched a last-minute legal challenge against the decision.^ A new political party, The People's Party , had formed to try to block the change but was unsuccessful as was the People Against Switching Sides protest group which launched a last-minute legal challenge against the decision.
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^ The decision remains controversial, with an estimated 18,000 people attending demonstrations against it in Apia in April 2008 and road signs reminding people of the change having been vandalised.
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^ I think it has a lot more to do with drivers who force lane changes at the last minute because they don't plan ahead or accomodate to traffic conditions.
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[71][77][78] .The decision remains controversial, with an estimated 18,000 people attending demonstrations against it in Apia in April 2008 and road signs reminding people of the change having been vandalised.^ The decision remains controversial, with an estimated 18,000 people attending demonstrations against it in Apia in April 2008 and road signs reminding people of the change having been vandalised.
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^ A new political party, The People's Party , had formed to try to block the change but was unsuccessful as was the People Against Switching Sides protest group which launched a last-minute legal challenge against the decision.
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^ A sign on Australia 's Great Ocean Road reminding foreign motorists to keep left.
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[76][79] .The motor industry was also opposed to the decision as 14,000 of Samoa's 18,000 vehicles are designed for right-hand traffic and the government has refused to meet the cost of conversion.^ Jurisdictions with right-hand traffic .
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^ Right- and left-hand traffic.html .
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^ Changing to right-hand traffic .
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[76] .Bus drivers whose doors are now on the wrong side of the road threatened to strike in protest at the change.^ Second, a chauffer-driven car driven on the right-hand side of the road should have the driver seated on the right in order to more easily open the door for the back-seat passenger stepping onto the sidewalk.
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^ My guess is that this is to protect drivers from other vehicles which rush through the amber light because a collision would mean an impact on the driver's side door.
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^ In Europe, it is common for travellers from the UK to affix deflectors to their headlights to prevent them dazzling oncoming drivers when driving on the "wrong" side of the road.
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[80]
.Prime Minister Tuilaepa Aiono Sailele Malielegaoi says the purpose of adopting left-hand traffic is to allow Samoans to use cheaper right-hand-drive vehicles sourced from Australia, New Zealand, or Japan, and so that the large number of Samoans living in Australia and New Zealand can drive on the same side of the road when they visit their country of origin.^ Portugal changed from left-hand to right-hand traffic on 1 June 1928.
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^ Ethiopia changed from left-hand to right-hand traffic on 8 June 1964.
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^ WikiPortallus: Right- and left-hand traffic.html .
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[77] .In order to reduce accidents, the government has widened roads, added new road markings, erected signs and installed speed humps.^ Road accidents in New Zealand.
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^ Road humps: accident prevention or hazard?
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^ In order to reduce accidents, the government has widened roads, added new road markings, erected signs and installed speed humps.
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[75] .The speed limit was also reduced and sales of alcohol banned for three days.^ Reduced winter speed limits are effective on slippery roads.
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^ Alcohol consumption and attitudes towards banning alcohol sales on campus among European university students.
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^ Such reduced speed limits on streets which are state highways shall be subject to the written approval of the Colorado Department of Transportation before becoming effective.
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[80] .The Congregational Christian Church of Samoa has held prayer sessions for an accident-free changeover and Samoa's Red Cross carried out a blood donation campaign in case of a surge of accidents.^ The Congregational Christian Church of Samoa has held prayer sessions for an accident-free changeover and Samoa's Red Cross carried out a blood donation campaign in case of a surge of accidents.
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^ Injury pattern among non-fatal road traffic accident cases: A cross-sectional study in Central India.
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^ Worse case the driver is just going to confused by the red and stops before the intersection, and not running into crossing traffic.
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[75][80]
.The change came into force following a radio announcement at 5.50 local time (16.50 GMT) which halted traffic and an announcement at 6.00 local time (17.00 GMT) for traffic to switch from the right to the left-hand side of the road.^ Portugal changed from left-hand to right-hand traffic on 1 June 1928.
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^ Ethiopia changed from left-hand to right-hand traffic on 8 June 1964.
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^ WikiPortallus: Right- and left-hand traffic.html .
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South Africa

A road approaching Cape Town.
.Being a former British colony and dominion, South Africans today drive on the left.^ New Zealand drives on the left, mainly due to its being a former British colony.
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^ Being a former British colony , Hong Kong follows the United Kingdom in driving on the left.
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^ Sri Lanka drives on the left, a legacy of being a former British colony ( Ceylon ).
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This has also influenced neighboring countries. .After Germany's defeat in World War I, South-West Africa (now Namibia) was made a South African mandate.^ West Side Highway delays begin south in the 70's and north now in the 80's up toward the GW Bridge.
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^ Max Schiemann made the biggest step when on 10 July 1901 the world's first passenger-carrying trolleybus operated at Bielathal (near Dresden ), in Germany.
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^ Framing the Iraq War: Perspectives from American, U.K., Czech, German, South African, and Al-Jazeera News.
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.Being a former German colony it used to drive on the right.^ South Yemen , formerly the British colony of Aden , changed to driving on the right on 1 January 1977.
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^ Macau , a former Portuguese colony , historically followed Hong Kong in driving on the left because most of the RHD cars in Macau were imported through Hong Kong.
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^ The Channel Islands also changed to driving on the right under German occupation , but changed back after liberation in 1945.
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South Yemen

.South Yemen, formerly the British colony of Aden, changed to driving on the right on 1 January 1977. North Yemen already drove on the right.^ South Yemen , formerly the British colony of Aden , changed to driving on the right on 1 January 1977.
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^ North Yemen already drove on the right.
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^ On 1 January 1922, British Columbia changed to driving on the right-hand side of the road.
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Singapore

.In Singapore, all traffic drives on the left hand side with drivers on the right hand side of the vehicle, a legacy of British colonial rule as a crown colony.^ Right- and left-hand turns.

^ Changing from right-hand-drive to left-hand-drive in the USA .
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^ Drive on the right-hand side of the road (and mostly the driver sits on the left side of the car).
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.This is also adopted in pedestrian traffic, where people keep left voluntarily, or with the aid of signs in crowded walkways, MRTs, stairs, pavements.^ Keep left: People in Japan keep left when walking.
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^ List of jurisdictions where traffic keeps left .
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^ This is also adopted in pedestrian traffic, where people keep left voluntarily, or with the aid of signs in crowded walkways, MRTs , stairs, pavements.
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.In escalators and travellators, users are also encouraged to stand to the left and let more urgent users pass them on the right side, like the inside lane-outside lane system on a motorway.^ I was in the left lane, > so I signaled to merge right, but nobody would let me in.
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^ The left lane is the passing lane.
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^ The left lane is for passing, you morons!!!
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.Cycling lanes in parks also practice the keep left rule.^ Cycling lanes in parks also practice the keep left rule.
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^ Maintenance and emergency vehicles conform to local standard practice when they are in the terminal areas, keeping left while in the UK terminal area and right in the French terminal.
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^ To the people who drive fast in the left lane: The people who "camp out" in the left lane will obey the "slower traffic keep right" sign when you decide to obey the "speed limit" sign.
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.All roads are designed for driving on the left hand side, except Grange Road between Orchard Road and Somerset Road which is separated by a refuge island.^ Driving upon left side of roadway.  .

^ Which side of the road do they drive on?
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^ India continued the colonial practice of driving on the left hand side of the road after independence.
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.Certain small roads and car park entrances on the right side of one way streets have driving on the right observed, such as Carver Street by North Bridge Road.^ Drive on the right-hand side of the road (and mostly the driver sits on the left side of the car).
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^ Mabye it's a one way road?
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^ Drive on right side exceptions.
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.This is to prevent the crossing of cars into the opposite lane of these small roads and interfering with the natural flow of drivers exiting the small road, if driving on the left was observed on these special roads.^ This is to prevent the crossing of cars into the opposite lane of these small roads and interfering with the natural flow of drivers exiting the small road, if driving on the left was observed on these special roads.
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^ Drive on the left-hand side of the road (and mostly the driver sits on the right side of the car).
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^ Left turns on 2-lane road.
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Spain

A highway close to Madrid (Spain).
.Spain has right traffic.^ Spain has right traffic.
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.In the capital city, Madrid, left-hand traffic was, however, in force until 10 April 1924.[81] However, Madrid Metro trains still run on the left-hand side on all lines, as the original design engineers were British.^ Right- and left-hand traffic.html .
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^ That light is on the left hand side.
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^ Madrid Metro trains, as well as Rome Metro (but not Milan) also operate to the left.
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Sudan

.After the Ethiopian change-over from driving on the left to driving on the right in 1964, Sudan only had short borders with two other countries driving on the left (Kenya and Uganda) in the south.^ Ethiopia changed from left-hand to right-hand traffic on 8 June 1964.
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^ The reason for the change is not clearly understood, as neighbouring Kenya in the south and Sudan in the west were driving on the left.
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^ In South America , only Guyana and Suriname drive on the left.
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.In August 1973 Sudan swapped sides to correspond with most other countries of the Arab world.^ In August 1973 Sudan swapped sides to correspond with most other countries of the Arab world.
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^ Introduction Historical questions The list of countries Exceptions Border crossings Changing from one side to the other The cars are different too What about trains?
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^ The four most common ways of switching traffic from one side to the other at borders are .
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Suriname

.See Guyana and Suriname.^ See Guyana and Suriname .
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Sweden

.Sweden had legal left-hand traffic (vänstertrafik in Swedish) from approximately 1734, when it changed back from a short period of right-hand traffic starting in 1718. With or without legal rule, traditionally the left side was used for carriages.^ Pamphlet from 1967 about Sweden's change to right-hand driving.
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^ Right- and left-hand turns.

^ After this day, all traffic moves on the right-hand side of the road.
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Finland, under Swedish rule until 1809, also drove on the left, and continued to do so as a Russian Grand Duchy until 1858.[82]
.This continued well into the 20th century, despite the fact that virtually all the cars on the road in Sweden were LHD. (One argument for this was that it was necessary to keep an eye on the edge of the road, something that was important on the narrow roads in use at the time).^ This continued well into the 20th century, despite the fact that virtually all the cars on the road in Sweden were LHD. (One argument for this was that it was necessary to keep an eye on the edge of the road, something that was important on the narrow roads in use at the time).
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^ This changed in the early years of the 20th century: Ford changed to LHD production in 1908 with the Model T , 81 and Cadillac in 1916.
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^ Often times, drivers using cell phones seem to lock up their necks and fail to look constantly in all directions.
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.Also, Sweden's neighbours Norway and Finland already drove on the right, leading to confusion at border crossings.^ Also, Sweden's neighbours Norway and Finland already drove on the right, leading to confusion at border crossings.
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^ North Yemen already drove on the right.
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^ Costs of occupational accidents in the Nordic furniture industry (Sweden, Norway, FInland).
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.In 1955 a referendum was held on the issue, resulting in an 82.9%-to-15.5% vote against a change to driving on the right.^ A referendum on the question of introducing right-hand driving was held in 1955, with the vote being 82.9% against and only 15.5% in favour of the conversion (see referendum results ).
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^ In 1955 a referendum was held on the issue, resulting in an 82.9%-to-15.5% vote against a change to driving on the right.
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^ The Channel Islands also changed to driving on the right under German occupation , but changed back after liberation in 1945.
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.Nevertheless, in 1963 the Swedish parliament passed legislation ordering the switch to right-hand traffic.^ Jurisdictions with right-hand traffic .
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^ Right- and left-hand traffic.html .
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^ However, in 1963 the Swedish parliament passed a law on the conversion to right-hand driving.
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.The changeover took place at 5am on Sunday, 3 September 1967, which was known in Swedish as Dagen H (H-Day), the 'H' being for Högertrafik or right traffic.^ The changeover took place at 5am on Sunday, 3 September 1967, which was known in Swedish as Dagen H (H-Day), the 'H' being for Högertrafik or right traffic.
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^ The change took place in the early Sunday morning at 5:00 on the 3rd of September 1967.
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^ Nevertheless, in 1963 the Swedish parliament passed legislation ordering the switch to right-hand traffic.
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.Since Swedish cars were LHD, experts had suggested that changing to driving on the right would be safer, because drivers would have a better view of the road ahead.^ Since Swedish cars were LHD, experts had suggested that changing to driving on the right would be safer, because drivers would have a better view of the road ahead.
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^ Drive on the left-hand side of the road (and mostly the driver sits on the right side of the car).
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^ Drive on the right-hand side of the road (and mostly the driver sits on the left side of the car).
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[83] .However, the accident rate soon rose back to its original level.^ However, the accident rate soon rose back to its original level.
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^ However, they should try to carry out their passing maneuver in a timely manner, then move back to the right as soon as they are done passing.
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[20] .The speed limits were temporarily lowered.^ The speed limits were temporarily lowered.
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^ There is a reason why the posted speed limit is lower than what most people feel comfortable driving at.
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^ In that situation, we could lower speed-limit signs far upstream, and create a VIRTUAL row of state trooper pace-cars.
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United Kingdom

Vehicles driving on the left on the A1(M) Motorway near Washington Services in Tyne and Wear, England, heading towards Scotland.
.The UK has left traffic.^ The UK has left traffic.
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^ Traffic on US military bases in the UK keeps left, the same as traffic in the rest of the UK. (George Birch) .
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.Many countries owe the fact that they drive on the left to British colonial influence.^ Many countries owe the fact that they drive on the left to British colonial influence.
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^ Many countries which drive on the left today do so because of the British Empire, with the notable exceptions of the USA and Canada, as discussed previously.
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^ The M2 : Lahore to Islamabad Pakistan continued the British practice of driving on the left hand side of the road after its independence in 1947.
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.As a result of European Union legislation ensuring the free movement of goods, many British consumers exercise their right to buy RHD cars from car dealers in any other EU country, where they are often cheaper, despite originating from the same factories as UK-sourced cars.^ As a result of European Union legislation ensuring the free movement of goods, many British consumers exercise their right to buy RHD cars from car dealers in any other EU country, where they are often cheaper, despite originating from the same factories as UK-sourced cars.
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^ Models obtained from other EU countries often have a lower value upon resale due to shorter warranty periods and UK dealers refusing to buy them or accept them in part-exchange.
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^ Prime Minister Tuilaepa Aiono Sailele Malielegaoi says the purpose of adopting left-hand traffic is to allow Samoans to use cheaper left-hand-drive vehicles sourced from Australia, New Zealand, or Japan, and so that the large number of Samoans living in New Zealand can drive on the same side of the road when they visit their country of origin.
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.Models obtained from other EU countries often have a lower value upon resale due to shorter warranty periods and UK dealers refusing to buy them or accept them in part-exchange.^ Models obtained from other EU countries often have a lower value upon resale due to shorter warranty periods and UK dealers refusing to buy them or accept them in part-exchange.
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^ As a result of European Union legislation ensuring the free movement of goods, many British consumers exercise their right to buy RHD cars from car dealers in any other EU country, where they are often cheaper, despite originating from the same factories as UK-sourced cars.
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^ Since Malta is now a EU member it is now common to find left hand drive vehicles also (tourists overland or else second hand imports from other EU countries with LHD vehicles).
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[84]
.Although the United Kingdom is separated from Continental Europe by the English Channel, the level of cross-Channel traffic is very high; the Channel Tunnel alone carries 3.5 million vehicles per year between the UK and France.^ Most vehicles crossing the English Channel , whether via the Channel Tunnel or on ferries, are UK-registered RHD vehicles.
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^ Traffic drives on the left in the service tunnel of the Channel Tunnel , part of which is in France.
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^ Although the United Kingdom is separated from Continental Europe by the English Channel , the level of cross-Channel traffic is very high; the Channel Tunnel alone carries 3.5 million vehicles per year between the UK and France.
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.Most vehicles crossing the English Channel, whether via the Channel Tunnel or on ferries, are UK-registered RHD vehicles.^ Most vehicles crossing the English Channel , whether via the Channel Tunnel or on ferries, are UK-registered RHD vehicles.
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^ This rule does not apply retroactively, so a RHD vehicle that was registered before this rule does not lose its registered status and may continue to be legally driven.
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^ This ban was thought to be the result of the increase of accidents involving RHD vehicles, most of which were trucks.
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.Relatively few drivers from Continental Europe take their LHD cars to the UK, but large numbers of British drivers take their RHD cars to Continental Europe for holidays and even for one-day shopping trips.^ However, a good plan is for the driver not to take a fit before the horse takes one.
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^ If they are not the only one in the car, they become a projectile inside the car, kicking someone else in the head and injuring them even though that someone else was belted in.
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^ The UK along with a number of other countries also has a red+yellow phase in their traffic lights to let drivers put their car back into gear from neutral.
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.It was reported[85] in 2000 that Eurotunnel wished to build a second Channel Tunnel because the existing rail services are expected to outgrow their capacity by 2025. Unlike the existing rail tunnels, a drive-through road tunnel was planned, comprising a single bore tunnel containing one carriageway on top of the other.^ Unlike the existing rail tunnels, a drive-through road tunnel was planned, comprising a single bore tunnel containing one carriageway on top of the other.
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^ It was reported 78 in 2000 that Eurotunnel wished to build a second Channel Tunnel because the existing rail services are expected to outgrow their capacity by 2025.
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^ Traffic drives on the left in the service tunnel of the Channel Tunnel , part of which is in France.
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.The current status of this project is unclear.^ The current status of this project is unclear.
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.Today, UK motor vehicles including postal delivery vehicles and waste collection vehicles are normally RHD. The main exceptions are service vehicles such as road sweepers and gritters where view of the kerb is more important than of the centre line.^ Today, U.S. motor vehicles are normally LHD. Common exceptions include postal delivery vehicles, garbage trucks, and parking enforcement vehicles.
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^ Postal and other service vehicles .
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^ Today, UK motor vehicles including postal delivery vehicles and waste collection vehicles are normally RHD. The main exceptions are service vehicles such as road sweepers and gritters where view of the kerb is more important than of the centre line.
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.These are generally LHD, although some have controls on both sides.^ These are generally LHD, although some have controls on both sides.
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^ In fact, some, for example C. Northcote Parkinson , believed that ancient travellers on horseback generally rode on the left side of the road.
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^ Some garbage trucks and street sweepers have dual controls—both LHD and RHD. This allows the driver to enter and exit the vehicle quickly no matter which side of the street is being serviced.
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.In cities with heavy tourism, LHD coaches can cause problems as their passengers get off the vehicle into the path of traffic, rather than on a pavement.^ In cities with heavy tourism , LHD coaches can cause problems as they disgorge their passengers into the middle of the street.
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^ In the capital Kabul , most drivers have adapted to this problem, leaning over the passenger seat (on the car's left side) before making a left turn or before overtaking other vehicles by veering into the left (oncoming traffic) lane.
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^ The standing of a vehicle, whether occupied or not, otherwise than very briefly for the purpose of and while actually engaged in loading or unloading property or passengers.
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.Some fleet operators who regularly tour from Continental Europe to the UK use coaches with doors on both sides.^ Some fleet operators who regularly tour from Continental Europe to the UK use coaches with doors on both sides.
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^ In Britain this is known as a "continental door", since its usefulness will be in continental Europe.
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^ In electric locomotives the driver seat is in the center, and in diesel locomotives seats are on both sides and the driver may use whichever is most suitable.
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.Conversely, some double-decker buses exported to LHD countries for tourist purposes are converted to have their doors on the other side.^ Conversely, some double-decker buses exported to LHD countries for tourist purposes are converted to have their doors on the other side.
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^ It is usually fairly straightforward to retrofit a non-kerbside door on buses with relatively low floor height; the many traditional British double-deckers sold on for tourist use in the USA and Canada are examples.
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^ Introduction Historical questions The list of countries Exceptions Border crossings Changing from one side to the other The cars are different too What about trains?
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.For a variety of reasons, Continental European LHD heavy goods vehicles (HGVs) have become common on the UK's roads, particularly on major routes radiating from ports and the Channel tunnel.^ Gas temperatures in heavy goods vehicle fires in tunnels.
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^ For a variety of reasons, Continental European LHD heavy goods vehicles (HGVs) have become common on the UK's roads, particularly on major routes radiating from ports and the Channel tunnel.
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^ Today, U.S. motor vehicles are normally LHD. Common exceptions include postal delivery vehicles, garbage trucks, and parking enforcement vehicles.
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An issue arising from this concerns the safety of large LHD vehicles, with blind-spots arising from the LHD and the probable inexperience of drivers with these problems[86]

Exceptions to the rule

Traffic driving on the right in Savoy Court in London.
.There are some locations in the UK where road routing and layout causes traffic to approximate or mimic right-hand traffic patterns and practice.^ Causes and pattern of unilateral hand injuries.
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^ There are even some crosswalks that are set up for right hand pedestrian traffic.
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^ Jurisdictions with right-hand traffic .
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.The most notable is Savoy Court outside the Savoy Hotel.^ The most notable is Savoy Court outside the Savoy Hotel .
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.Another example is the short links between the two carriageways of Russell Lane in Whetstone.^ Another example is the short links between the two carriageways of Russell Lane in Whetstone.
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^ But the example I gave above was a two-lane situation (and I have a particular one near where I live in mind).
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^ Washington law specifically states that one vehicle can pass another on the right when the roadway has two or more lanes traveling in the same direction.

.It is also permissible to drive in any lane on a one-way street.^ Wrong way on one-way street $85 .
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^ One-way street, highway, driving against traffic.
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^ It is also permissible to drive in any lane on a one-way street.
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The Highway Code usually says 'keep to the left' and this is the norm on motorways and other fast roads, i.e. use the leftmost lane available. But on small roads in towns and cities it is common for one-way streets to split direction at some point, so drivers choose the most appropriate lane, and are encouraged to do so with lane markings, signage, and so on.
.During the Lockerbie bomb trial of 2000–02, Camp Zeist in the Netherlands was decreed to be British territory subject to Scots law.^ During the Lockerbie bomb trial of 2000–02, Camp Zeist in the Netherlands was decreed to be British territory subject to Scots law .
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.However, Dumfries and Galloway Police, who were responsible for policing traffic movements within the compound, effected a clause which required drivers to comply with the Continental European practice of driving on the right.^ Drivers' immediate responses to traffic signs.
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^ However, Dumfries and Galloway Police, who were responsible for policing traffic movements within the compound, effected a clause which required drivers to comply with the Continental European practice of driving on the right.
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^ Within Europe, when driving a vehicle with RH-traffic headlamps in a LH-traffic country or vice versa for a limited time (as for example on holiday or in transit), it is a legal requirement to adjust the headlamps temporarily so that the wrong-side hot spot of the beam does not dazzle oncoming drivers.
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.Traffic drives on the left in the service tunnel of the Channel Tunnel, part of which is in France.^ Driving simulators for evaluation of novel traffic-control devices: Protected-permissive left-turn signal display analysis.
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^ To the people who drive fast in the left lane: The people who "camp out" in the left lane will obey the "slower traffic keep right" sign when you decide to obey the "speed limit" sign.
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^ Do "traffic waves" create a bottleneck, or do the drivers simply drive twice as fast in the unjammed parts?
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[87] .This is not, however, a public highway.^ This is not, however, a public highway.
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Military fleets and bases

.On some British Army training locations, where the army once trained for conflict in Eastern Europe during the Cold War, traffic is meant to travel on the right.^ On some British Army training locations, where the army once trained for conflict in Eastern Europe during the Cold War , traffic is meant to travel on the right.
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^ There are even some crosswalks that are set up for right hand pedestrian traffic.
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^ After the defeat of Japan during World War II , Okinawa was under control of the United States and made to drive on the right.
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.Most military bases in the UK, though, have the normal rule of driving on the left.^ Most vehicles have the driving seat on the left.
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^ Most military bases in the UK, though, have the normal rule of driving on the left.
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^ Macau , a former Portuguese colony , historically followed Hong Kong in driving on the left because most of the RHD cars in Macau were imported through Hong Kong.
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.Vehicles within United States visiting forces bases in the United Kingdom drive on the left, even though the United States does not provide right-hand drive vehicles for its green fleet.^ Most vehicles have the driving seat on the left.
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^ Right- and left-hand traffic.html .
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^ Most white fleet vehicles (known as "GSA" or "TMP" vehicles) are shipped over from the United States and are LHD. This is unlike British practice in Germany, where even UK green fleet vehicles for British Forces Germany have been left-hand drive.
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.However, its white fleet does have some right-hand drive vehicles for elements such as Non-Appropriated Fund activities and UK-only specialist vehicles.^ However, its white fleet does have some right-hand drive vehicles for elements such as Non-Appropriated Fund activities and UK-only specialist vehicles.
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^ Most vehicles have the driving seat on the right.
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^ Such vehicles are often left hand drive so that they cannot be registered in India, and are subsequently resold undercutting the nascent luxury car industry which is subject to high duty levels.
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.Most white fleet vehicles (known as "GSA" or "TMP" vehicles) are shipped over from the United States and are LHD. This is unlike British practice in Germany, where even UK green fleet vehicles for British Forces Germany have been left-hand drive.^ As in Sweden , most passenger cars were already left hand drive.
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^ Most vehicles have the driving seat on the right.
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^ Vehicles within United States visiting forces bases in the United Kingdom drive on the left, even though the United States does not provide right-hand drive vehicles for its green fleet .
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.During World War II, American truck makers Ford, Chevrolet, and Dodge built 'Canadian Military Pattern truck' [CMP] for use throughout the British Empire and most were right-hand drive to use in left-traffic countries.^ Portugal changed from left-hand to right-hand traffic on 1 June 1928.
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^ Ethiopia changed from left-hand to right-hand traffic on 8 June 1964.
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^ WikiPortallus: Right- and left-hand traffic.html .
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[citation needed]
.On the Indian Ocean island of Diego Garcia, traffic drives on the right due to the large US military presence there even though it is part of the British Indian Ocean Territory.^ On the Indian Ocean island of Diego Garcia , traffic drives on the right due to the large US military presence there even though it is part of the British Indian Ocean Territory .
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^ At intersections, the general rule for priority in New Zealand is "Give way to the right, and turning traffic give way to traffic not turning" , but there is an unusual variation compared with other countries.
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^ There are even some crosswalks that are set up for right hand pedestrian traffic.
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United States

.The U.S. drives on the right, in LHD (left-hand-drive) vehicles.^ Gothenburg operated its trams in opposite-handed pairs, the left-hand-drive tram leading before the changeover and the right-hand-drive tram afterwards.
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^ The lane designated for normal driving and turning left is on the left Most dual carriageway exits are on the left Other vehicles are overtaken (passed) on the right, though in some circumstances overtaking on the left is permitted.
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^ An operator intending to turn a vehicle right or left shall signal continuously for not less than the last 100 feet of movement of the vehicle before the turn.
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.The first keep-right law in the United States, passed in 1792, applied to the Philadelphia and Lancaster Turnpike, between Lancaster and Philadelphia.^ The first keep-right law in the United States, passed in 1792, applied to the Philadelphia and Lancaster Turnpike , between Lancaster and Philadelphia.
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^ The effects of motorcycle helmet use between hospitals in states with and without a mandatory helmet law.
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^ By keeping to the right, boats pass " port -to-port", protecting the steering oar.
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.New York (in 1804) and New Jersey (in 1813) also enacted keep-right rules.^ New York (in 1804) and New Jersey (in 1813) also enacted keep-right rules.
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^ Your theories may work in California, but try them in New Jersey, New York or Southeast Michigan.Get your money back for your schooling.
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^ At intersections, the general rule for priority in New Zealand is "Give way to the right, and turning traffic give way to traffic not turning" , but there is an unusual variation compared with other countries.
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.Early American motor vehicles were produced in RHD, following the practice established by horse-drawn buggies.^ Early American motor vehicles were produced in RHD, following the practice established by horse-drawn buggies.
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^ Motor vehicle related injuries among American Indian and Alaskan Native youth, 1981-92: analysis of a national hospital discharge database.
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^ Psychosocial sequelae of motor vehicle collisions: a follow-up study.
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This changed in the early years of the 20th century: Ford changed to LHD production in 1908 with the Model T,[88] and Cadillac in 1916.
.Today, U.S. motor vehicles are normally LHD. Common exceptions include garbage trucks and mail vans.^ Today, U.S. motor vehicles are normally LHD. Common exceptions include postal delivery vehicles, garbage trucks, and parking enforcement vehicles.
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^ Motor vehicle includes a neighborhood electric vehicle.
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^ "Truck" means every motor vehicle, except trailers and semitrailers, designed and used to carry property.

.Imported RHD cars are also found on the road in the United States, mostly Tuner Cars, classics, or other collectors' items.^ Imported RHD cars are also found on the road in the United States, mostly Tuner Cars , classics , or other collectors' items.
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^ Changing rates of suicide by car exhaust in men and women in the United States after car exhaust was detoxified.
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^ Hypothermia and other cold-related morbidity emergency department visits: United States, 1995-2004.
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.Also a large number of vehicles used for rural mail delivery are RHD, thus enabling the driver to access roadside mail receptacles without leaving the vehicle.^ Also a large number of vehicles used for rural mail delivery are RHD, thus enabling the driver to access roadside mail receptacles without leaving the vehicle.
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^ This is so the driver can easily drive up next to mailboxes or get out straight onto the pavement without having to walk around their vehicle, or put mail in boxes without getting out of their vehicle at all.
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^ In an area where parking spaces have been marked off on the surface of the street, a driver parking a vehicle shall park it within a parking space as thus marked off and not on or over a line delineating a space.

.American motorists nearly always drive on the right and overtake (pass) on the left, but are sometimes permitted to overtake on the right on multi-lane highways, one-way streets, or when passing other vehicles preparing to turn left.^ And yes, reckless driving is when you are in the left lane and are not passing anyone, or when you are passing in the right lane.
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^ (A) Vehicles overtaking other vehicles proceeding in the same direction shall pass to the left of them and shall not again drive to the right until reasonably clear of those vehicles.

^ Right- and left-hand turns.

.The laws vary from state to state.^ The laws vary from state to state.
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.The United States Virgin Islands is the only entire U.S. territory with left-hand traffic, which was inherited at the time the U.S. took over the Danish West Indies.^ Changing to left-hand traffic .
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^ Jurisdictions with left-hand traffic .
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^ Right- and left-hand traffic.html .
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.Although Denmark drove and drives on the right, the majority of the European aristocracy of the islands was of British descent, and thus drove on the left-hand side according to British practice.^ Drive on right side exceptions.
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^ Driving upon left side of roadway.  .

^ Right- and left-hand turns.

.Another explanation is that the first cars in the USVI were imported from Barbados - a British territory.^ In France, for instance, cars keep to the right, but the first train lines were built by British engineers , so kept to the left.
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^ It is not the first time someone has done this to me or another car on this particular freeway.
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.There is also a local anecdote that in the days before cars were introduced, donkeys had a habit of straying to the left side of the road, as they were ridden.^ Which side of the road do they drive on?
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^ In fact, some, for example C. Northcote Parkinson , believed that ancient travellers on horseback generally rode on the left side of the road.
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^ This is to prevent the crossing of cars into the opposite lane of these small roads and interfering with the natural flow of drivers exiting the small road, if driving on the left was observed on these special roads.
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.Some limited-access freeways in the US have small sections of road where the directions cross, resulting in traffic driving on the left.^ Crossing the road when the traffic comes from an unfamiliar direction.
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^ Some limited-access freeways in the US have small sections of road where the directions cross, resulting in traffic driving on the left.
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^ Road traffic accidents and disability: A cross-section study from Turkey.
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Examples include the Golden State Freeway (I-5) in southern California during the descent/ascent of the Castaic Grade, several miles of Interstate 85 in Davidson County, North Carolina (map), a very brief section of Interstate 275 in St. Petersburg, Florida (map), the I-8 Freeway east of Yuma, AZ (map) state route 87 in Maricopa County, Arizona through Rincon Pass (map) and small parts of approaches to Interstate 64 running through Chesapeake, Virginia as part of the Hampton Roads Beltway. .Diverging Diamond Interchanges are another example.^ Diverging Diamond Interchanges are another example.
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.Because of the limited-access restrictions the left-hand/right-hand orientation of the oncoming traffic is of no consequence to the driver.^ On the other hand, in some countries (for example, Israel), there is never a situation where one can turn left when oncoming traffic is facing a green light (in fact, constructing such a traffic light is illegal, because drivers would assume they have the right of way, even when turning).
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^ When turning left, visibility of the traffic light is limited.
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^ I stay right and act like I'm just hanging out over there, then take the exit that the joker can't access because he's blocked himself into in the left lane.
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.Traffic at Phoenix's Sky Harbor airport also drives on the left around most of terminal 2 (map).^ Traffic at Phoenix's Sky Harbor airport also drives on the left around most of terminal 2 ( map ).
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^ Most vehicles have the driving seat on the left.
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^ A few highways have some sections of road where the directions cross, resulting in traffic driving on the left, such the A6 highway between Savona and Torino ( map ), the A20 highway between Messina and Palermo ( map ), and the A19 highway between Palermo and Catania ( map ).
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.Two blocks of Bainbridge Street in Philadelphia are divided with traffic driving on the left due to flows from nearby streets and the one-way nature of the street on undivided blocks.^ One-way streets and rotary traffic islands.  .

^ Two blocks of Bainbridge Street in Philadelphia are divided with traffic driving on the left due to flows from nearby streets and the one-way nature of the street on undivided blocks.
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^ Wrong way on one-way street $85 .
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.Some parking garages on the left-hand side of one-way streets have left-hand traffic in the driveway, as described above under Croatia.^ Right- and left-hand traffic.html .
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^ That light is on the left hand side.
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^ Jurisdictions with left-hand traffic .
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During Carnival in New Orleans Mardi Gras Parades drive on the left of Canal Street and against the normal flow of traffic on St. Charles Avenue. .In the New Orleans suburb of Metairie, LA all Mardi Gras parades travel down Veterans Memorial Boulevard on the left side of the roadway.^ Driving upon left side of roadway.  .

^ In fact, some, for example C. Northcote Parkinson , believed that ancient travellers on horseback generally rode on the left side of the road.
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^ All signals required to be given by hand and arm shall be given from the left side of the vehicle in the following manner, and such signals shall indicate as follows: .
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Uruguay

.Uruguay had a law in place since 1918 requiring all vehicles or carriages to drive on the left, but as in many other countries in South America, this was changed in 1945, exactly at 4:00am on Sunday September 2.[89] A speed limit of 30 km/h was observed until September 30 so as to avoid major collisions and help ease the public into the new system.^ Of course the speed limits should be realistic and in many places they are not.
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^ We all know that driving over the speed limit is unlawful and can be dangerous.
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^ I love to drive in the left lane at the speed limit.
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Vanuatu

.Vanuatu, formerly the New Hebrides, was a British-French Condominium for much of the 20th century, with two parallel governmental systems (British and French).^ Vanuatu , formerly the New Hebrides , was a British-French Condominium for much of the 20th century, with two parallel governmental systems (British and French).
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^ This caused confusion on Vanuatu's roads, as British subjects drove on the left side of the road, while French citizens drove on the right side of the road.
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^ Suicide and political regime in New South Wales and Australia during the 20th century.
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.This caused confusion on Vanuatu's roads, as British subjects drove on the left side of the road, while French citizens drove on the right side of the road.^ This caused confusion on Vanuatu's roads, as British subjects drove on the left side of the road, while French citizens drove on the right side of the road.
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^ Which side of the road the Romans drove on is disputed.
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^ He did that by driving on the right side of the road.
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.Unable to decide which system would prevail over the whole territory, authorities decided on an arbitrary plan whereby the side of the road on which the territory would drive would be decided by whichever side of the road the next horse and buggy getting off a ship drove on.^ Unable to decide which system would prevail over the whole territory, authorities decided on an arbitrary plan whereby the side of the road on which the territory would drive would be decided by whichever side of the road the next horse and buggy getting off a ship drove on.
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^ Which side of the road do they drive on?
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^ He did that by driving on the right side of the road.
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.The next person off the ship happened to be a French priest, and it was agreed to drive on the right.^ The next person off the ship happened to be a French priest, and it was agreed to drive on the right.
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^ Unable to decide which system would prevail over the whole territory, authorities decided on an arbitrary plan whereby the side of the road on which the territory would drive would be decided by whichever side of the road the next horse and buggy getting off a ship drove on.
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^ FDR Drive from the One-teens down to the 90's on the West Side right off the GW Bridge coming in towards 120's area.
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.September 2009" style="white-space:nowrap;">[citation needed] This explanation may be apocryphal.^ January 2005 April 2005 March 2006 April 2006 May 2006 June 2006 July 2006 August 2006 September 2006 November 2006 January 2007 February 2007 April 2007 May 2007 June 2007 July 2007 August 2007 September 2007 October 2007 November 2007 December 2007 January 2008 February 2008 March 2008 April 2008 May 2008 June 2008 July 2008 August 2008 September 2008 October 2008 November 2008 December 2008 January 2009 February 2009 March 2009 .

Trains

The entrance to the Channel Tunnel from France
.Trains may or may not adhere to the same directionality as cars.^ The entrance to the Channel Tunnel from France Trains may or may not adhere to the same directionality as cars.
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.In France, for instance, cars keep to the right, but the first train lines were built by British engineers, so kept to the left.^ In France, for instance, cars keep to the right, but the first train lines were built by British engineers , so kept to the left.
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^ The first keep-right law in the United States, passed in 1792, applied to the Philadelphia and Lancaster Turnpike , between Lancaster and Philadelphia.
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^ Section 78 ^ Left-hand drive car imports allowed by Govt-India Business-Business-The Times of India ^ " Cambodia bans right-hand drive cars ".
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.The Paris RER trains keep left, but have to operate on separate tracks within the Paris Metro area which was designed to run on the right.^ Madrid Metro trains, as well as Rome Metro (but not Milan) also operate to the left.
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^ The Paris RER trains keep left, but have to operate on separate tracks within the Paris Metro area which was designed to run on the right.
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^ Gothenburg operated its trams in opposite-handed pairs, the left-hand-drive tram leading before the changeover and the right-hand-drive tram afterwards.
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.Another anomaly occurs in the Alsace-Moselle region, where trains keep to the right because the lines were built in the late 19th century when Alsace-Moselle was part of Germany.^ Another anomaly occurs in the Alsace - Moselle region, where trains keep to the right because the lines were built in the late 19th century when Alsace-Moselle was part of Germany.
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^ Through specific stations of the London Underground's Victoria , Northern and Central Lines, trains run on the right.
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^ Croatia was part of the Austro Hungarian Empire at the beginning of the last century, and after the collapse of the empire, it started driving on the right.
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.Bridges at the former border allow the trains to swap sides.^ Bridges at the former border allow the trains to swap sides.
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^ And, uh, we do have some emergency vehicles on one side of the, uh, bridge allowed only.
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^ The Takutu Bridge is the Americas' only border crossing where traffic changes sides of the road.
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.High-speed TGV trains, however, operate on dedicated lines which were built more recently, but they keep left because they interface with older lines.^ High-speed TGV trains, however, operate on dedicated lines which were built more recently, but they keep left because they interface with older lines.