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This highway holds the title of the longest straight highway in Britain the place drivers can go for miles with out having to show their steering wheel as soon as.

The A15, a major freeway in England, stretches north from Peterborough via Market Deeping, Bourne, Sleaford and Lincoln, following a mixture of historical, Roman, and Turnpike routes till it reaches its junction with the M180 close to Scawby.

After a 10-mile (16 km) hole to the east, the highway resumes its journey north, passing Barton-upon-Humber, crossing the Humber on the Humber Bridge, and at last ending at Hessle close to Kingston upon Hull.

According to the AA, the whole size of the route is 95 miles (153 km), with an estimated journey time of 214 hours.

The stretch from Norman Cross to Bourne takes about 33 minutes, Bourne to Lincoln requires 46 minutes, and Lincoln to the Humber Bridge takes round 54 minutes.

A bit of the A15 – between Scampton and the M180 – holds the file for the longest straight highway within the UK.

Drivers can go for 18 miles (29km) with out having to show their steering wheel as soon as.

The longest straight highway on the planet, nevertheless, is positioned in Saudi Arabia.

Highway 85 is a 510-mile (822km) straight highway operating from Arar, the capital of Northern Borders Province, to Al Nairyah, a governorate in Eastern Province.

The highway was initially constructed as a non-public highway for King Fahd, the then-prime minister of Saudi Arabia, however now serves as a serious transportation route.

Drivers can anticipate to go for 9 hours on this highway with out having to steer their steering wheel as soon as.

Second on the listing of the world’s longest straight roads is one other route in Saudi Arabia.

Highway 10 is 158 miles (255km) lengthy, main from the Haradh space to Al Batha close to the UAE’s border with no bends left or proper.

It initially held the Guinness World Record for the longest straight highway earlier than being dethroned by Highway 85.