TIL…

The reason we Brits drive on the left is because of jousting.

When you are jousting you hold the lance in your right hand (if you are right handed). When jousting, you want to have the lance hit your opponent’s shield as close to head on as possible, to reduce the chance of it sliding off. Therefore, you want to have the lance as close to the centre of the lane as possible. So you drive on the left.

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