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03/09/1967 Sweden switches to driving on the right Hand Side

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Sweden Switches Driving to Right Side of Road 1967 Universal Newsreel

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TWL #10: The Day Sweden Switched Driving Directions

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From left to right in Sweden 1967

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How Sweden Nailed Road Safety

A non-binding referendum with a turnout of 53.2% on the introduction of right-hand traffic failed in 1955, with most of the voters being against it. After the pressure from the Council of Europe, Riksdag approved the change 8 years later and the traffic changed to driving on the right-hand side of the road in the following years.
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    • Swedish driving side referendum, 1955