It is common knowledge if in Indonesia using the steering wheel or steering wheel on the right. However, have you ever known the reason or history of choosing the right steering wheel in this country? This time, TUGASANDA will help answer your curiosity through the following article review.
The use of the right steering wheel in Indonesia has a long history. Before starting the discussion, it’s good to know in advance that in this world two steering systems are known, namely left-driving and right-driving. Left-driving refers to a system of driving with the driver in the left lane of the road, so that the steering position is right — like in Indonesia. While right-driving refers to the right lane system to drive and the steering wheel is on the left.
The use of right steering in Indonesia has a long history. This began in the days of the Dutch East Indies. Even though the Netherlands now adheres to right driving — the steering wheel on the right, but first this Windmill Country also uses the steering wheel on the left. This affects the use of steering wheel in Indonesia as well as its colonies. Furthermore, Indonesia also briefly colonized Britain — which until now uses the left-driving or steering system on the right. The Japanese occupation was also felt by Indonesia also had an impact on the use of the steering wheel on the right side. Sakura’s country also uses a steering wheel on the right side. Not surprisingly, Indonesia as an occupied territory was also affected. (y)