WTF Why do Americans drive on the wrong side of the road

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  1. bennymuso

    bennymuso Italian by name, British by nature

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    What other CraZy things do Americans do?
     
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    I like to drive smack dab in the middle. I also like scrapple.
     
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    -We drive on the right=right, they drive on the left=wrong.
     
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    We like to look down the nose of other countries and cultures, Because we are far superior ..:prod:

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    Because we invented the cars you dumbass limey!:grad:
     
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    Because most people are right-handed.
     
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    consider this: In sweden in the 60s (i think?) the government decided to switch from driving on the left to driving on the right. So they just declared a special day when the whole country should start driving on the other side of the road.
     
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    ljc fish sucks on the stick Gold

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    In iraq there is no street lights. If there is traffic people just swerve in to on coming traffic. Nobody honks or anything. It's like mad max
     
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    its only the "wrong side" if you are driving a vehicle with the wheel on the right hand side. If you're driving on the left-hand side of the vehicle then driving on the left would increase the risk of accidents because of reduced visibility when attempting to pass
     
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    did they have them before the war?
     
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    I'm not sure I was there in 04 during all the bullshit. I didn't see any lights or signs telling u to yield and shit. only signs I saw were how far away cities were. Doubt they had any prior
     
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    We almost single-handedly stand up to the world's bad guys while the countries we are trying to protect hate us for doing it.

    Crazy, right?
     
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    bennymuso Italian by name, British by nature

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    It actually all goes back to Napoleon...true story
     
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    yup sides of the roads didnt exist till cars, you rock
     
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    It's hard enough when in those countries to remember to look in the correct direction when crossing the street!