List of countries with left-hand traffic

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This is a list of 75 countries and territories with left-hand traffic.[1][2][3] Left-hand traffic (LHT) is the practice, in bidirectional traffic, of keeping to the left side of the road.

  Right-hand side traffic
  Left-hand side traffic
Countries with left- and right-side traffic nowadays and formerly. Changes since 1858 when Finland changed to the right are taken into account.

  Right-hand side traffic
  Now right-hand side, formerly left-hand side
  Left-hand side traffic
  Now left-hand side, formerly right-hand side
  Formerly different rules in different parts of the country, now right-hand side traffic
Countries by handedness of traffic, coupled with the distance/speed unit
  Left-hand traffic, kilometres
  Left-hand traffic, miles
  Right-hand traffic, kilometres
  Right-hand traffic, miles
  Right-hand traffic, miles per hour (for speed limits) and kilometres (for distances)

In Asia[edit]

In Africa[edit]

In Australasia[edit]

In Europe[edit]

In South America[edit]

In West Indies[edit]

On islands of the Atlantic Ocean[edit]

On islands of the Indian Ocean[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Kiprop, Joseph (15 February 2018). "List Of Countries Who Drive On The Left".
  2. ^ "List of left- & right-driving countries". 13 January 2018.
  3. ^ "Worldwide Driving Orientation by Country". Retrieved 13 December 2016.