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.

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.

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 Three-Digit A-Road in Britain

At 195 miles, running from Ilfracombe to Kilsby, the A361 is the longest 3-digit A-road in Britain

Shortest Gap between Motorway Exits in Britain

The distance between junctions 19 and 18 on the M8 in Glasgow is less than 160 metres (643 feet). In fact, that whole section of the M8 is riddled with junctions, many of them with restrictions.


The only US state without any Interstate highway routes is Alaska.