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Old 03-18-2013, 07:16 AM   #77
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Originally Posted by TravellingStrom View Post
So, in a nutshell they are all dangerous drivers over here, but very polite about it :)

You have to experience it to believe it. The best way is to hire a TukTuk and see if you can be a relaxed passenger
I would argue that anyone who has neverparticipated in traffic outside of North America really has no idea what it is like in the ROW.

I do stuff in Germany that would get me shot in the US - very tight passes, high speeds, filtering - and it is not only expected, it is often the law. And it is only moreso in countries where two-wheelers are the majority of transportation.

I find it funny that some riders will scream and yell about their rights, but when confronted with the reality of two-wheelers with full right-of-way, they panic.
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