With 30% of countries driving on the left-hand side of the road and 70% on the right-hand side of the road, knowing the correct side is essential when driving overseas
The country’s history often determines the side of the road and direction of the traffic. If a country is next to or is a former British colony, drivers will likely drive on the left-hand side of the road, whereas all other countries will usually drive on the right-hand side.
The side of the road you drive on has practical applications in terms of organising and ensure the free-flowing movement of both ongoing and oncoming traffic.
Click on a specific country to find out more about which side of the road drivers are required to drive on. As a quick guide, yellow on the map indicates the left and red means the right
You can quickly sort, filter and search the data within any table. To sort the columns into ascending or descending order, click on the heading. If you wish to filter, check the relevant tick box or enter a keyword into the filter box found below the available heading. If you want to learn more about any individual country, click on the country name which will take you directly to the country’s profile page within the Gayther site
To access the driving information table, click below to expand or close
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