Do you know only 25% of the countries drive on the left? Ever gave a thought about what happened in the history? What were the reasons that compelled the countries to decide the direction of driving? All the questions are answered below. Read on and enlighten your curious drive (pun intended)
However, historically, left side was preferred.
...as most people used right hand to wield their swords and being on the left side of the road was preferable. As they'll be less vulnerable to the people on the other side.
...people in Rome should drive on the left side.
The British Government wrote to General Highways Act in 1773.
So ,the driver would whip the horses with his right hand while they sat on the left side.
...and they already preferred to drive on the right side. So, Henry Ford made a switch and put the driver seat on the left...
Driver side left; car on right.
By 1915, this was a standard for cars in the US.
Around the 20th century, Canada, Italy, Spain, Scandinavia, and many other African countries switched to the right.
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