[Mgs] The wrong side of the road

Murray Arundell arundell at ghs.com.au
Sat Nov 28 01:46:49 MST 2009

Is it true that Europeans and Americans are unable to change gear with their
left hand, thus causing them to drive on the wrong side of the road?

Murray Arundell
Brisbane Australia where we drive on the correct side of the road....... :)

On Sat Nov 28 19:18 , "Paul Hunt"  sent:

>As far as the last image goes the Palatino Bridge in Rome is known as
>'English Bridge" for the same reason.  What bugs me is that although cars
>for the UK market are built RHD of course, they are built with LHD steering
>columns i.e. the indicator switch on the left instead of the right.  Japan
>was one of the last countries producing for the UK market to change over
>from having it on the right, presumably deciding to give the UK a 'European'
>column even though they are RHD themselves, and presumably (although I'm
>guessing) still have the indicator switch on the right for their own market.
>----- Original Message -----
>> Left - right - wrong?
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