I get it in Australia they have an issue with foreign drivers on the wrong side of the road while they are on holiday.
But RAF Croughton is, ‘communication hub’, with hundreds or personnel and usually stationed here for months or even a year or two, so why can’t they remember what side to drive on?
A police chief has asked to meet the commander of the RAF base near where Harry Dunn died, to discuss cars being driven on the wrong side of the road.
Mr Dunn, 19, was hit by a car driven by Anne Sacoolas, who left for the US claiming diplomatic immunity.
Video has now emerged of a car being driven on the wrong side of the road near RAF Croughton on Friday night.
Northamptonshire Chief Constable Nick Adderley said these events “cannot keep happening”.
A police vehicle was also struck by a car on the wrong side of the same road in October.
The footage that was captured on Friday shows a blue BMW having to brake sharply on a road near the base.
In a statement, the chief constable said: “I do not underestimate how much of a concerning incident this was and how much worse it could have been, especially considering the circumstances in which 19-year-old Harry Dunn tragically died.
“This is compounded by the fact that yesterday, myself and Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner Stephen Mold were made aware of another incident in Northampton in which a police vehicle was struck in early October by a vehicle also driving on the wrong side of the road.
“Thankfully, there were no injuries.
“I want to be absolutely clear on the fact that these incidents just cannot keep happening.”
He said he had requested a meeting with officials from the base to discuss road safety and that he expected it to take place next week.
With the case of Harry Dunn’s death by Anne Sacoolas while driving on the wrong side of the road, the U.S. has said about the U.K. s request to extradite her as .
The United States has criticised the UK’s request to extradite an American accused of killing motorcyclist Harry Dunn, calling it “highly inappropriate”.
Mr Dunn, 19, died after being hit by a car allegedly driven by suspect Anne Sacoolas, who left the country for the US claiming diplomatic immunity.
The Home Office submitted a request on Friday to extradite her to the UK.
The extradition request is sent via the British Embassy to the US State Department.
A lawyer will then decide whether it falls under the dual-criminality treaty, where the alleged offence is a crime in both countries and carries a prison sentence of at least a year.
The maximum sentence for causing death by dangerous driving is 14 years’ imprisonment, although this is usually reserved for the most serious cases.
The US may reject the request for extradition, arguing that Mrs Sacoolas is still entitled to diplomatic immunity.
This is going to get messy, especially as the U.S. DoD is about to spend $520million on the site this year.