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 Reversing

When the first motorways opened in Britain, the penalty for reversing up the carriageway was a £20 fine.

Motoring Incidents (UK)

430,000 incidents occur on UK motorways and A-roads every year.

Most Expensive US Interstate Highway

I-95 is the most expensive US interstate highway route, costing $8 billion. The 1,919 mile highway serves metropolitan areas such as Boston, New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Washington, D.C. in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic, and Richmond, Fayetteville, Savannah, Jacksonville, and Miami in the Southeast. I-95 also goes through the largest number of states, 16.

Narrowest Road (UK)

The narrowest road in the UK is Parliament Street in Exeter. Measuring just 48 inches (1.22 metres) at its widest point, the road is barely wide enough for two people to pass side-by-side. The road dates from the 14th century and is also claimed to be one of the world's narrowest roads.

Longest Three-Digit Motorway in Britain

The M180 is the longest 3-digit Motorway in Britain at 25 miles from Hatfield, Yorkshire to Barnetby-le-Wold.

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