Welcome to 365 Days of Motoring

An Everyday Journey Through Motoring History, Facts & Trivia

Belt up and enjoy this 365-day ride as you cruise past the most momentous motoring events in history. Packed with fascinating facts about races, motorists and the history of the mighty engine, this is a must-visit web site for any car enthusiast.

Roads & Motorways

A random selection of interesting facts about the roads and motorways of the world.

Highest US Interstate Highway Route Number

The highest US interstate highway route number is I-990,located entirely within the town of Amherst in Erie County, New York.

Worlds Longest Road Tunnel

Travelling from Laerdal to Aurland in Norway 15.2 miles of tunnel through mountains nearly 6000 feet high! The tunnel cost a whopping US$125 million and was built to combat the heavy winter snowfalls that caused havoc with Norwegian commuters.

Motorway Pigeons

Pigeons follow motorways and even turn off at junctions to navigate their way home, according to Oxford University research.

Longest A-Road Wholly in Wales

The longest A-road wholly in Wales is the A470 at 185 miles, closely followed by the A487 at 174 miles.

Interstate Highways

President Eisenhower signed the Federal-Aid Highway Act of 1956 on June 29, 1956 in a hospital room (he was recovering from illness). The signed act created today's US interstate highway system.