United Kingdom

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United Kingdom
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Country code GB
Drives on:  Left
Route prefixes:  M, A, B
Traffic light sequence:  Red-Red+Amber-Green-Amber
Signage colour
Motorway:  Blue/White
Main road:  Green/White and Yellow
Other:  White/Black
Units
Long distances:  Mile
Short distances:  Yard
Heights:  Foot, Inch/MetreFuel:  Litre
General data
Population:  61,113,205
Area:  94,526 sq mi (244,820 km2)
Currency:  Pound £
Time zone:  GMT+0 (Summer=GMT+1)
Internet TLD code:  .uk
International dialling code:  +44
Capital City::  London
Borders
France • Republic of Ireland

Network

Great Britain

The GB Road Network consists of Motorways, A Roads and B Roads

Northern Ireland

The NI Road Network consists of Motorways, A Roads and B Roads.

Numbering

Main Article: Classification

Driving

Speed Limits

Other Rules

Vehicle Registration

Current format Vehicle number plates in Great Britain are black on white at the front, and black on yellow at the back.

They current consist of two letters to signify the licencing area, followed by two numbers to indicate the year of registration, followed by three random letters.

The year changes twice per calendar year, with half of the year being the last two digits of the calendar year, and the other half of the year being the last two digits of the calendar year + 50; consequently in 2011 the numbers 11 and 61 were used.

Northern Ireland uses a different system.




United Kingdom
RoadsE01 • E05 • E100 • E13 • E15 • E16 • E18 • E20 • E22 • E24 • E28 (Birmingham - Ipswich) • E30 • E32
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