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.

US Interstate Daily Traffic

US interstates carry about 60,000 people per route-mile a day, 26 times the amount of all other roads, and 22 times the amount of rail passenger services.

US Interstate Sign

The US interstate sign itself measures 36 inches high, and is 36 inches wide for two-digit interstates, or 45 inches for three digit interstates.

Princess Diana's Funeral

When Princess Diana's funeral procession travelled down the M1, the "Tiredness can kill" signs were removed.

Longest Ring Road in Britain

No prizes for guessing the longest ring road in Britain. It’s London’s orbital, the M25. A lap lasts for 121.5 miles and can take days in rush-hour traffic!

First Motorway Jam in Britain

The first-ever Motorway traffic jam was on a Bank Holiday weekend in 1959, when thousands flocked to Lancashire to drive the 8.5-mile trip on the new M6.

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