Blame Napoleon!

No I’m not talking about Rory.
In this article I’ve found an explanation why people drive on the right and English and few other countries on the left.
The short explanation is: since Napoleon Bonaparte was left handed he decided to change the world traffic rules of those days (made for the right-handed). And he did it! (This actually explains why lunatics are portrayed in cartoons as Napoleons)
Rest of the story is – Americans wanted to differentiate themselves from English and started driving on the right side of the road – and industrial revolution, Ford and exports did the rest.

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