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Q: Why do the British drive on the left and Americans on the right?
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Why do Americans drive on right and europeans on left?

British drove on the left because they would hold their lance under their right arm. Americans drove on the right because they had guns.


Why do the British drive on the left?

Why do the Americans and Europeans drive on the right? We drive on the left in Australia too. To drive on the left is the natural thing to do. Previously people rode horses on the left to keep their sword hand free to deal with problems coming in the other direction.


Which side of the road do Americans drive on?

The wrong side (left) No, Americans drive on the right side of the road. (which is also the correct side)


Does America drive on left side or right side?

In the United States, we drive on the right side of the road. Most countries with British influence drive on the left side of the road.


Why do British drive on the left?

Because: A good Turk passes on the Right - it is an old tradition from the Crusades.


Do Chinese drive on the left or the right?

They drive on the left


On which side of the road to the british drive?

They drive on the left.


Do they drive to the left or to the right in Australia?

Yes, they drive on the left.


What is the reason Indian vehicles all way fitted left side steering why because?

Because in India they drive on the left not on the right as we do in the U.S. This comes from the fact that India was a former British colony and in Great Britain they drive on the left. If you drive on the left the steering wheel will be fitted on the left.


Why does UK drive on the left?

The whole world used to drive on the left (even Mediæval knights rode on the left at tournaments) and I think it was Napoleon who hated the British and decided that France would drive on the right. As his armies poured across Europe they took driving on the right with them. Sweden held out until about 1967 and then they started driving on the right. Japan, Australia and New Zealand all still drive on the left.


Right or left hand drive are cars in Ireland?

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Why do we drive on the right in England?

no we drive on the left


Does Australia drive on the left or right?

the left


What side of the road do British drive on?

They drive on the left side of the road.


Why does the UK drive on the left?

In the days of the knights, horsemen would stay to the left so that they could carry their weapons in their right hand and be prepared for battle. The practice continued, since the British, like many cultures, tend to resist change. The whole world used to drive on the left (even Mediæval knights rode on the left at tournaments) and I think it was Napoleon who hated the British and decided that France would drive on the right. As his armies poured across Europe they took driving on the right with them.


Can you legally drive in the left lane in PA?

Drive right - pass left.


Is it Safer to drive on left or right?

you can drive on left or right provided a uniform system is followed throughout the nation.


Are cars in Cyprus left or right hand drive?

right hand drive


Do they drive on the left or the right side of the road?

left


Does Canada use left hand or right hand drive?

Left hand drive.


Does south Korea use left hand drive or right hand drive?

right hand drive


What side of the road do they drive on in Australia?

On the left.on the left


What side does Australian drivers drive on left or right?

The drive on the right side of the road.


When is it legal to drive on the left side of the roadway?

Many countries, such as Britain, drive on the left side of the road, with the driver's seat on the right of the car. If you're in a right country, then don't drive on the left.


Do you drive on the left or the right in London?

Left - for the whole of the UK.