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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Left-_and_right-hand_traffic

The terms left-hand traffic (LHT) and right-hand traffic (RHT) 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

Aug 8, 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

Drive on the Left in the UK WKPD. This continued until the late 1700s when large wagons became popular for transporting goods. These wagons were drawn by ...

mentalfloss.com/article/501958/why-do-people-uk-drive-left-side-road

Jun 21, 2017 ... While traffic in almost all of the world passes on the right side, cars in Britain and many of its former colonies drive on the left. Just why do Brits ...

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  ...

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.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.rd.com/culture/why-drive-on-different-sides-of-the-road

The British custom of driving on the left side of the road isn't a sign of eccentricity —there's actually a very sensible reason for it.