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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Right-_and_left-hand_traffic

The terms right-hand traffic (RHT) and left-hand traffic (LHT) refer to regulations requiring all ... In Europe, only four countries still drive on the left: the United Kingdom, Ireland, ... Meanwhile, LHT traffic was introduced by the British in Atlantic Canada, .... Most of its borders use a simple traffic light to do the switch, but there are ...

www.worldstandards.eu/cars/driving-on-the-left

Jan 15, 2017 ... About a 35% of the world population drives on the left, and the countries that do are mostly old British colonies. This strange quirk perplexes the ...

www.bbcamerica.com/anglophenia/2015/01/brits-drive-left

caption id="attachment_132642" align="aligncenter" width="612"] British racing champion Stirling Moss launches British Master Driver tests in London, 1967 ...

www.historic-uk.com/CultureUK/Why-do-the-British-drive-on-the-left

There is an historical reason for this; it's all to do with keeping your sword hand free! ... It goes without saying that the UK drives on the left hand side of the road.

www.history.com/news/ask-history/why-do-some-countries-drive-on-the-left-side-of-the-road

Oct 21, 2016 ... These two countries later exported their driving styles to their respective colonies, which is why many former British territories such as Australia, ...

www.theguardian.com/notesandqueries/query/0,5753,-19385,00.html

It's a Roman thing. Riders travelled on the left to keep their sword arm free. So why does everyone else drive on the right? I've heard it's a Napoleonic thing but  ...

voices.nationalgeographic.com/2013/05/31/the-right-and-left-stuff-why-countries-drive-on-different-sides-of-the-road

May 31, 2013 ... So why do close to 50 countries still drive on the left? ... British drivers who take their cars under the English Channel need to swap when they ...

www.2pass.co.uk/goodluck.htm

From then on, any part of the world which was at some time part of the British Empire was thus left hand and any part colonised by the French was right hand.

www.amphicars.com/acleft.htm

Why do the English drive on the "wrong" side of the road ? ... Despite Euro- pressure the consensus is that Britain, or any other Drive on Left country, will never ...

www.todayifoundout.com/index.php/2010/06/why-some-countries-drive-on-the-right-and-some-countries-drive-on-the-left

Jun 25, 2010 ... When sitting on the rear left most horse, this was much easier to do when ... This hasn't endured in most of the former British ruled countries, ...