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Samoa Declares September 7-8 Driving Side Switch Public Holiday

Source: The New Zealand Herald
Posted: Thursday, July 24, 2008
Most recent follow-up news item: July 4, 2009

The Samoan Minister of Transport, Tuisugaletaua Aveau, announced today that the switch from driving on the right hand side of the road to the left hand side of the road, will take effect at 6:00am on Monday the 7th of September 2009, and that to mark the switch date, Monday the 7th and Tuesday the 8th of September, 2009, have been declared as public holidays to "allow for familiarization with the change".

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