[Tagging] Driving side

Philip Barnes phil at trigpoint.me.uk
Fri Mar 21 21:15:41 UTC 2014


On Fri, 2014-03-21 at 16:04 -0500, Paul Johnson wrote:

> Most drivers prefer left hand drive in keep-right countries, and right
> hand drive in keep-left countries because it greatly increases
> visibility when overtaking.  Having driven RHS vehicles in North
> America, I can safely say it's not impossible, but you have to really
> increase your run-up length to pass safely just because of the
> sightline when looking to overtake.  

Or a lot of faith in the front seat passenger :)

You get other problems too, such as paying tolls. I was shouted at for
getting out of the car to pay put my card in the toll machine on The
Øresundsbron. French Peage staff have never had a problem with that.

Phil (trigpoint)







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