Only about 30% of the world’s population drives on the left side of the road


Knowing which side of the road people drive on is important for anyone who’s thinking about using a vehicle in a foreign country.

There are 163 countries and territories that drive on the right side of the road, while 76 of them drive on the left.

Many of the countries that drive on the left – making up about¬†30% of the world’s population¬†– are former British colonies, including ones in Southeast Asia, Southern Africa, and Oceania.

Shayanne Gal/Business Insider



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