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Old 01-11-2013, 05:44 PM   #1
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Left Hand vs Right Hand Drive Cars

Anybody been around the world?

Seems like LHD is the way to go and is preferred over RHD?

I really want another place in Australia, or maybe London, but I want a LHD car. Arabs seem to bring LHD cars to London
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Old 01-11-2013, 05:46 PM   #2
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Suppose it depends on what you are used to driving. But if i moved to the states i would want a lhd because its better suited to your roads.
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Old 01-11-2013, 06:19 PM   #3
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Driven in a few places around the world. It doesn't really make a difference.

You can get LHD cars here in Australia with a few restrictions (eg: club rego, 30+ YO or ultra rare).
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Old 01-11-2013, 06:20 PM   #4
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(eg: club rego, 30+ YO or ultra rare).
what the **** is this ****
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Old 01-11-2013, 06:24 PM   #5
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it does make a HUGE difference in safety especially on country roads.

if anyone tells you different don't trust them.
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Old 01-11-2013, 06:40 PM   #6
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How many countries use RHD? I can only think of the UK, Australia, and Japan. What are the others?
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Old 01-11-2013, 07:08 PM   #7
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I've driven RHD in both Ireland and South Africa
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Old 01-11-2013, 07:26 PM   #8
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I drive RHD cars in Hong kong, when i drive my car over to China, its a bitch getting the ticket from the parking entrance since its suited for LHD cars.....
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Old 01-11-2013, 07:30 PM   #9
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Being right handed. I couldn't imagine trying to shift quickly or very accurately in a RHD vehicle...
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Old 01-11-2013, 07:35 PM   #10
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Being right handed. I couldn't imagine trying to shift quickly or very accurately in a RHD vehicle...
Start jerking with your left hand n00b.
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Old 01-11-2013, 09:31 PM   #11
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How many countries use RHD? I can only think of the UK, Australia, and Japan. What are the others?
1. Anguilla
2. Antigua and Barbuda
3. Australia
4. Bahamas
5. Bangladesh
6. Barbados
7. Bermuda
8. Bhutan
9. Botswana
10. Brunei
11. Cayman Islands
12. Christmas Island (Australia)
13. Cook Islands
14. Cyprus
15. Dominica
16. East Timor
17. Falkland Islands
18. Fiji
19. Grenada
20. Guernsey (Channel Islands)
21. Guyana
22. Hong Kong
23. India
24. Indonesia
25. Ireland
26. Isle of Man
27. Jamaica
28. Japan
29. Jersey (Channel Islands)
30. Kenya
31. Kiribati
32. Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia)
33. Lesotho
34. Macau
35. Malawi
36. Malaysia
37. Maldives
38. Malta
39. Mauritius
40. Montserrat
41. Mozambique
42. Namibia
43. Nauru
44. Nepal
45. New Zealand
46. Niue
47. Norfolk Island (Australia)
48. Pakistan
49. Papua New Guinea
50. Pitcairn Islands (Britain)
51. Saint Helena
52. Saint Kitts and Nevis
53. Saint Lucia
54. Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
55. Seychelles
56. Singapore
57. Solomon Islands
58. South Africa
59. Sri Lanka
60. Suriname
61. Swaziland
62. Tanzania
63. Thailand
64. Tokelau (New Zealand)
65. Tonga
66. Trinidad and Tobago
67. Turks and Caicos Islands
68. Tuvalu
69. Uganda
70. United Kingdom (England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland)
71. Virgin Islands (British)
72. Virgin Islands (US)
73. Zambia
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Implement this world wide.. Then you have a choice.

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Probably what he should have said is how many large countries drive RHD. About 25% of the World population drives on the Left Hand Side.
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Actually that's the kind of list I was hoping for. I haven't traveled to most of those places so I was wondering.
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I'm right-handed but I use my left hand more. Actually they are used equally. I thought about the idea of driving in the right. The cars in UK are so much better too.

Although crossing the street is a problem. I'm so use to traffic flowing a certain way. I got twisted around when I tried crossing the streets of London.
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what the **** is this ****
Calm down. You said that you would want "another place in Australia... but I want a LHD car". I live in Australia and simply making you aware that it is possible to drive LHD cars here. Plenty of old school Mustangs/Porsches/E30 M3s getting around.

So that's what the **** this **** is all about.
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i've owned a RHD in the states , drive trus and tolls suck! but thats what u got the bitch for..
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LHD vs RHD is based on what side of the road you drive on. Ever try passing on the left while sitting on the right side of your car?
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Old 01-12-2013, 08:48 AM   #20
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Implement this world wide.. Then you have a choice.

I miss this place

I have never driven a RHD vehicle, but I plan on it next year, when we go to England next year.
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