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.

Lowest US Interstate Highway Route Number

The lowest US interstate highway route number is the 123 mile long I-4 across Florida, from I-275 in Tampa to I-95 at Daytona Beach.

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.

Two-digit US Interstate Highways

Two-digit US interstate highways are numbered according to direction and location. Highways running north-south are odd numbered, while highways running east-west are even numbered. The lowest numbers are in the west and in the south.

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.

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