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Samoa driving switch: Your views

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There have been demonstrations in the South Pacific nation of Samoa over government plans to make people drive on the left. Are you in the country? What do you think?

The planned switch has sparked fears of chaos when the changes happen in a week's time.

The government has said there are sound economic reasons for the changes.

It wants to end the importation of expensive left-hand-drive cars, particularly big, thirsty American models. It is hoped expatriate Samoans in Australia and New Zealand will send used right-hand-drive vehicles home.


Are you in Samoa? Are you worried about possible safety issues? Did you take part in protests? Or do you welcome the change? Send us your thoughts using the form below.

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