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In what countries
« on: May 09, 2009, 06:56:29 PM »

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Re: In what countries
« Reply #1 on: May 09, 2009, 09:42:39 PM »

Do you mean driving on the left?
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Re: In what countries
« Reply #2 on: May 09, 2009, 09:48:54 PM »

Yes.
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Re: In what countries
« Reply #3 on: May 09, 2009, 10:10:51 PM »

Australia.
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Re: In what countries
« Reply #4 on: May 09, 2009, 10:56:40 PM »

There is a list out there.  http://www.brianlucas.ca/roadside/ is an example.  You can find others.

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Re: In what countries
« Reply #5 on: May 09, 2009, 11:41:46 PM »

Countries that I know:

-UK (England Scotland Wales N.Ireland)
-Isle of Man/Wight
-Ireland
-Singapore
-Australia
-New Zealand
-India
-South Africa(As well as most southern african countries)
-Cayman Islands
-Japan
-Hong Kong
-Pakistan
-Indonesia
-Guyana
-Suriname



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Re: In what countries
« Reply #6 on: May 10, 2009, 04:05:25 AM »

+ Malaysia

Sweden shifted somewhere in the sixties, one of the most recent shifts in Europe. The UK and Ireland are now the sole European countries that drive on the left.

Interesting though, that China drives on the right, like us, and unlike other road pioneering countries in that region.

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Re: In what countries
« Reply #7 on: May 10, 2009, 08:53:00 AM »

Countries that I know:

-UK (England Scotland Wales N.Ireland)
-Isle of Man/Wight
-Ireland
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Can I just correct you there. Isle of Man isn't part of the UK but the Isle of Wight is.
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Re: In what countries
« Reply #8 on: May 10, 2009, 08:55:05 AM »

I know it's not. Hence why its not gathered with the UK, but I just combined them so I didnt have to type out 'isle of' twice as I forgot to include Wight in the UK
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Re: In what countries
« Reply #9 on: May 23, 2009, 06:42:31 PM »

+ Malaysia

Interesting though, that China drives on the right, like us, and unlike other road pioneering countries in that region.

Does Hong-Kong still drive on the left since the UK returned it to China in 1997?
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Re: In what countries
« Reply #10 on: May 24, 2009, 04:39:45 AM »

Yes, as far as I know, Hong Kong still drives on the left. Don't know about Macao though.

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Re: In what countries
« Reply #11 on: May 24, 2009, 06:25:34 PM »

Traffic in Macao circulates on the left too and has to change over when crossing to the mainland.
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Re: In what countries
« Reply #12 on: May 27, 2009, 08:12:41 AM »

Yeah, if you look at an aerial image of a China-Macau border crossing, you can see the mechanism they use to switch the traffic.
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