What do we mean by wrong-way driving?


In this fact sheet, we understand wrong-way driving, following the definition in the Dutch wegenwiki (road Wikipedia) to mean: ‘a car driving in the wrong lane and thus against traffic on a road with separate lanes.’ The separateness of the lanes is essential. Without separate lanes we speak of ‘getting into the opposite lane’; which can easily be modified by returning to one’s own lane.

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Wrong-way driving

Wrong-way driving crashes are infrequent, but their outcome is often serious. Most wrong-way driving crashes occur when drivers inadvertently enter a Meer

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