Last update: 29 July 2014

Click here if you want to find out the history behind driving on the left or right.

This world map shows which side of the road traffic drives on. Green coloured countries drive on the right, orange countries drive on the left. As you can see, most former British colonies, with some exceptions, drive on the left side of the road, whereas the United States of America, Latin American countries and European countries drive on the right. Almost always, in countries where one drives on the right-hand side of the road, the cars are built so that the driver sits on the left-hand side of the car. Conversely, driving on the left-hand side of the road usually implies that the driver’s seat is on the right-hand side of the car. Below the world map you can also find a complete list of all countries of the world and the side of the road the inhabitants drive on.



The following is a list of countries of the world whose inhabitants drive on the left- or right-hand side of the road. Click here if you want to find out the history behind driving on the left or right.

Country … drive(s) on the left/right
Abu Dhabi right
Afghanistan right
Albania right
Algeria right
American Samoa right
Andorra right
Angola right
Anguilla left
Antigua and Barbuda left
Argentina right
Armenia right
Aruba right
Australia left
Austria right
Azerbaijan right
Azores right
Bahamas left
Bahrain right
Balearic Islands right
Bangladesh left
Barbados left
Belarus right
Belgium right
Belize right
Benin right
Bermuda left
Bhutan left
Bolivia right
Bonaire right
Bosnia & Herzegovina right
Botswana left
Brazil right
British Virgin Islands left
Brunei left
Bulgaria right
Burkina Faso right
Burma (officially Myanmar) right
Burundi right
Cambodia right
Cameroon right
Canada right
Canary Islands right
Cape Verde right
Cayman Islands left
Central African Republic right
Chad right
Channel Islands (Guernsey & Jersey) left
Chile right
China, People’s Republic of right
Christmas Island left
Cocos (Keeling) Islands left
Colombia right
Comoros right
Congo, Democratic Republic of right
Congo, People’s Republic of right
Cook Islands left
Costa Rica right
Côte d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast) right
Croatia right
Cuba right
Curaçao right
Cyprus left
Czech Republic right
Denmark right
Djibouti right
Dominica left
Dominican Republic right
Dubai right
East Timor (Timor-Leste) left
Ecuador right
Egypt right
El Salvador right
England left
Equatorial Guinea right
Eritrea right
Estonia right
Ethiopia right
Faeroe Islands right
Falkland Islands left
Fiji left
Finland right
France right
French Guiana right
French Polynesia right
Gabon (Gabonese Republic) right
Gambia right
Gaza right
Georgia right
Germany right
Ghana right
Gibraltar right
Great Britain (GB) left
Greece right
Greenland right
Grenada left
Guadeloupe right
Guam right
Guatemala right
Guernsey left
Guinea right
Guinea-Bissau right
Guyana left
Haiti right
Holland (officially the Netherlands) right
Honduras right
Hong Kong left
Hungary right
Iceland right
India left
Indonesia left
Iran right
Iraq right
Ireland (Eire) left
Ireland, Northern left
Isle of Man left
Israel right
Italy right
Ivory Coast (Côte d’Ivoire) right
Jamaica left
Japan left
Jersey left
Jordan right
Kazakhstan right
Kenya left
Kiribati left
Korea, North right
Korea, South right
Kosovo right
Kuwait right
Kyrgyzstan right
Laos right
Latvia right
Lebanon right
Lesotho left
Liberia right
Libya right
Liechtenstein right
Lithuania right
Luxembourg right
Macau left
Macedonia right
Madagascar right
Madeira right
Malawi left
Malaysia left
Maldives left
Mali right
Malta left
Marshall Islands right
Martinique right
Mauritania right
Mauritius left
Mayotte right
Mexico right
Micronesia, Federated States of right
Moldova right
Monaco right
Mongolia right
Montenegro right
Montserrat left
Morocco right
Mozambique left
Myanmar (formerly Burma) right
Namibia left
Nauru left
Nepal left
Netherlands right
New Caledonia right
New Zealand left
Nicaragua right
Niger right
Nigeria right
Niue left
Norfolk Island left
Northern Ireland left
Northern Mariana Islands right
North Korea right
Norway right
Oman right
Pakistan left
Palau right
Panama right
Papua New Guinea left
Paraguay right
Peru right
Philippines right
Pitcairn Islands left
Poland right
Portugal right
Puerto Rico right
Qatar right
Réunion right
Romania right
Russia (officially the Russian Federation) right
Rwanda right
Saba right
Saint Barthélemy (informally also referred to as Saint Barth’s or Saint Barts) right
Saint Kitts and Nevis (officially the Federation of Saint Christopher and Nevis) left
Saint Lucia left
Saint Martin right
Saint Helena left
Sint Eustatius right
Sint Maarten right
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines left
Samoa left
San Marino right
São Tomé and Príncipe right
Saudi Arabia right
Scotland left
Senegal right
Serbia right
Seychelles left
Sierra Leone right
Singapore left
Slovakia right
Slovenia right
Solomon Islands left
Somalia right
Somaliland right
South Africa left
South Korea right
South Sudan right
Spain right
Sri Lanka left
Sudan right
Suriname left
Swaziland left
Sweden right
Switzerland right
Syria right
Tahiti right
Taiwan right
Tajikistan right
Tanzania left
Thailand left
Togo right
Tokelau left
Tonga right
Trinidad & Tobago left
Tunisia right
Turkey right
Turkmenistan right
Turks and Caicos Islands left
Tuvalu left
Uganda left
Ukraine right
United Arab Emirates (UAE) right
United Kingdom (UK) left
United States of America (USA) right
United States Virgin Islands left
Uruguay right
Uzbekistan right
Vanuatu right
Vatican City right
Venezuela right
Vietnam right
Virgin Islands (British) left
Virgin Islands (USA) left
Wales left
Wallis and Futuna right
West Bank right
Western Sahara right
Yemen right
Zambia left
Zimbabwe left