Only about 30% of the world's population drives on the left side of the road
- It's important to know for travelers which side of the road each country drives on.
- There are 163 countries and territories that drive on the right and 76 that drive on the left.
Knowing which side of the road people drive on is important for anyone who's thinking about using a vehicle in a foreign country.
There are 163 countries and territories that drive on the right side of the road, while 76 of them drive on the left.Many of the countries that drive on the left - making up about 30% of the world's population - are former British colonies, including ones in Southeast Asia, Southern Africa, and Oceania.
Here's a graphic showing which side of the road each country drives on, followed by a full list below:
Countries and territories that drive on the left
British Virgin Islands
Isle of Man
Papua New Guinea
St Kitts-Nevits (-Anguilla)
Trinidad and Tobago
Turks and Caicos Islands
Virgin Islands (U.S.)