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15 things that prove Britain is the weirdest place in the world to drive


From giant octopodes to dogs driving tractors, here is irrefutable proof that Blighty's roads are proper strange.

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1. For starters, we drive on the right side (which is the left side):

2. Driving in our cities has its moments of peculiarity:

3. Especially in London:

4. And countryside driving isn't much better:

5. It's not just the cars that have parking spaces:

6. Not even Maccy D's is safe from our inherent weirdness:

7. Her Majesty's pets take top priority on the road:

8. For every celebrity you see on the road:

9. There's a nude octogenarian:

10. Or an exotic pet:

11. The motorways are where the real weirdness is at:

12. Then you'll see something far away and think, is it a bird?:

13. Is it a plane?:

14. Er, no. It's Superman:

15. Oh, and you don't need to be human to drive:

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