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The story of how half of Austria drove on the left and half on the right – for 20 years
A tram which drove through Vienna in 1938 after the German invasion which reminded people to drive on the right. Image: Wikicommons.
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31 August 2021
14:34 CEST

For 20 years, half of Austria drove on the right-hand side, while the other half drove on the left. The story of Austria's shift from left to right is one of politics, the death and birth of empires, Napoleon and Hitler. Here's what you need to know. 




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