In Portugal we drive on the right hand side of the road, as in the rest of continental Europe (The driver is sitting on the left in the car). It is safe to drive in Portugal. The Portuguese tend to drive faster than in some other countries.
Which countries drive on the right list?
List of all left- & right-driving countries around the world
|Country / state / territory||drive(s) on the||left / right|
|Albania||drives on the||right|
|Algeria||drives on the||right|
|American Samoa||drives on the||right|
|Andorra||drives on the||right|
Can you turn right on red in Portugal?
Portuguese traffic lights follow the conventions of the Vienna agreement and so should be familiar to most drivers. You cannot turn right on a red light unless indicated and you should also be aware that many local drivers run red lights.
Which is better driving on the left or right?
Neither side is intrinsically better or worse. Despite handedness, accident rates in countries that drive on the left or right are comparable. There is no ‘logical’ answer to this question that is separate from the facts of the matter.
Did Germany used to drive on the left?
They continued to drive on the left until they were annexed by Germany in WWII, at which point they were forced to drive on the right like the rest of Europe.