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.

Road Freight

UK motorways and A-roads carry two-thirds of all freight traffic – that’s 1 billion tonnes of freight per year.

Motorway Reversing

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

Motorway Language

The development of Britain's motorway system added words such as pile-ups, contraflows, middle-lane hogs and hard shoulder to the English language.

Longest Avenue in the World

The longest avenue in the world is Avenida Rivadavia, Buenos Aires, Argentina – it is 22 miles (35 km) long.

UK Roundabouts

There are an estimated 25,000 roundabouts in the UK.

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