Drive on the Left or the Right


I thought I’d post this again for some of the drivers using highway 2 between Summerside and Wellington!!! Every time we are on this stretch of road we witness dangerous and stupid drivers! They pass in the face of oncoming traffic, they tail gate, speed and once we were passed on the inside. This nut job race up the shoulder of the road flinging gravel in all directions and whizzed past us before slewing back onto the pavement.

Have you ever wondered why in some countries they drive on the left hand side of the road and in other countries they drive on the right.. Would you believe me if I told you Napoleon was to blame ???
Seven hundred years ago everyone drove on the left. It allowed ancient Romans and the Samurai to keep their right arms free to draw their swords if an approaching peasant appeared to be asking to have his head lopped off.
Napoleon Bonaparte changed the rules for the countries he conquered. He was left-handed.
Don’t want to confuse anyone here in Canada, but clearly there are a still a few drivers, particularly from West Prince area who are unsure and generally drive on the right the left or in the middle. In this country we drive on the right, well! at least most of the time we do.
Cheers and keep reading.

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About irishroverpei

Author of "Lily & Me", "The Royal Navy & Me" and Chapter XXl Armageddon. Writer, blogger and RN Submariner, antique automobile enthusiast.
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