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.

Motorway illuminations

There are 10,606 lights, 2,959 illuminated signs and 2,000 variable message signs along Britain's motorway system.

Lowest A-Road in Britain

One to avoid after a few weeks of heavy rain, the lowest A-road in Britain is the A1101 between Bury St Edmunds and Long Sutton in Lincolnshire. For the majority of its length it barely rises above sea level.

Three-digit US Interstate Highways

Three-digit US interstate highway numbers represent beltways or loops, attached to a primary interstate highway (represented by the last two numbers of the beltway’s number). Washington D.C.’s beltway for example, is numbered 495, because its parent highway is I-95.

Secret US Interstate Routes

There are 21 “secret” US interstate routes. They are federally maintained and adhere to the standards of any other signed interstate highway, but are officially part of the Eisenhower Interstate System only on paper.

Middle Lane Hogging

According to the RAC more than 700 miles of motorway are jammed daily in Britain by drivers hogging the middle lane.