We do not suggest that the UK should switch from driving on the left to driving on the right, but we ask if there are lessons from Sweden’s switch in 1967 that might be applied to the oft-postponed changeover of UK’s road traffic signs to metric.
Month: April 2018
It’s a boy
The Duchess of Cambridge has given birth to her third child.
Minutes, TfL and ‘Legible London’
Visitors to the capital may have been surprised by the use of “minutes” to measure distance on many pedestrian signs. Metric Views has now come across correspondence between Ronnie Cohen and Transport for London (TfL) that provides the explanation.
Metric vs Imperial. Which?
We comment on a letter and the reply recently published in Which?, the magazine of the Consumers Association.
The Curiosity rover makes a curious discovery
We take a look at a little-reported discovery made by NASA’s rover during its 2000 days on Mars.
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