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Understanding those Isle of Wight rules to live by – Isle of Wight County Press

Columnist Matthew Chatfield mulls over the strange rules that Isle of Wight residents observe.



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A WHILE ago Catherine James wrote in this column about the unwritten rule which dictates that all coaches drive around the Isle of Wight the same direction.
Leaving aside the question of which way that was — entertainingly, this was never resolved — it made me reflect on some of the other hidden Isle of Wight strictures that might come as a surprise to overners.
The most well-known is the prohibition on entering a mini-roundabout until it’s full.
No Isle of Wight motorist worth their salt would…

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