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Re: Left hand drive

Subject: Re: Left hand drive
Date: Thu, 16 Apr 1998 11:05:49 EDT
 That's OK, Ben, that you don't  remember. You're not old enough. 
Surprisingly, there were several experiments in steam propulsion, in
France, about that time. Judging from the reports of slow speeds and
boiler troubles, though, it would seem to matter little just where the
vehicles drove on the road, as they were rarely moving.

On Thu, 16 Apr 1998 07:44:51 -0400 Ben Ruset <> writes:
>>   Another explanation is that the Brits drive on the proper side of 
>>road, as do many Commonwealth nations and the Japanese, but that 
>>changed to driving on the right-hand side after the Revolution to
>>demonstrate their progressive nature and social sensitivity. 
>Maybe it's me, but I don't remember there being cars around the time 
>after the
>French Revolution! =)
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