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Old 25th August 2014, 08:29   #16096
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mukundz had his accident right there on the opposite carriageway - his Figo rode onto blocks scattered from the aftermath of an accident like above.

http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/street...ou-change.html (When road dividers crash into you for a change!)
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This happened on Saturday in the morning at the entrance of the Nagawara Flyover towards Banaswadi. Those blocks placed as the median are a real death trap.
Those median blocks are really a pain. They costed me one ORVM.

Though two cars can go parallel on one side, now I drive in the middle and dont let anyone come next to me.
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Those median blocks are really a pain. They costed me one ORVM.

Though two cars can go parallel on one side, now I drive in the middle and dont let anyone come next to me.
Look at the way these concrete blocks have been placed. Totally haphazard. I see more accidents taking place because of this.
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Those median blocks are really a pain. They costed me one ORVM.

Though two cars can go parallel on one side, now I drive in the middle and don't let anyone come next to me.
That's the easiest solution. Drive in the center of the road and don't let anyone squeeze between your car on either sides. I do this with my Scorpio .

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Look at the way these concrete blocks have been placed. Totally haphazard. I see more accidents taking place because of this.
They were placed correctly , however vehicles taking a hit has dislodged them from their original position. No one bothers to put them back in place though.
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They were placed correctly , however vehicles taking a hit has dislodged them from their original position. No one bothers to put them back in place though.

Municipal incompetence at its best. How much money or time does it take to nail these blocks in place with girders?

That would also stop morons moving these blocks to make illegal passages.

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Last week I was descending the Agara flyover with a big distance between me and the car ahead. The speeds were higher on the flyover. A guy on my left lane signals to merge in front of me to avoid the car going slow in his lane.

Being courteous, I allow him to join in. Then in a moment he slows abruptly because of some guy joining the road from below the flyover and I had to brake hard behind him. I realized later that since the speeds were higher, I shouldn't have allowed him to come in between and reduce the distance between cars. Will not be so courteous in future.
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Folks! Saw this Truck turned turtle at Noida Stadium traffic crossing today afternoon. Another truck was standing at some distance with frontal damage. This created a big traffic jam at the signal.

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Not sure if this is posted already. The last accident is truly horrific!

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Facts: The maruti was parked by the driver and his colleague to replace right front punctured tyre. They didn't even care to switch on the hazard blinkers. Weirder fact is that due to non availability of car-jack one of the guys was holding the car with his hands while the other was replacing the tyre.
Glad that person wan't under the car ...
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Almost every time I see a vehicle that's had a puncture or <insert any other sort of mechanical/driver breakdown>, the vehicle is parked exactly where the owner discovered it, usually in the middle of the road regardless of the traffic, rush hour etc etc.
Well put. Apart from endangering their lives, they hold up traffic.
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When you are following a large vehicle which cuts off your visibility ahead - and you have inadvertently or intentionally moved up closer than the braking distance - then, if the bus / truck ahead suddenly swerves off from your lane, do NOT start rejoicing about what a gentleman the driver ahead is. He is swerving to avoid some obstruction ahead, and you had better follow in his track, and swerve yourself!
Situations like makes makes us to double check in case any courtesy is offered...
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Not sure if this is posted already. The last accident is truly horrific!
Truly horrific indeed. Did the 2 wheeler guy survive the impact??
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No idea. The impact was brutal. It would be miracle if he survived.
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I see the impatience to overtake, and the dangerous situations in which all-wheel drivers do overtake, and I think, "What would these guys do behind an agricultural tractor on a rural, curvy UK road with double white lines?

Guess what, guys! You stay behind the tractor. Yes, even if it is doing 15kmph.There are people here who wouldn't even believe that is possible. It is, and people do. And yes, a slow-moving vehicle is supposed to pull in somewhere to clear the block, but sometime they don't and sometimes there just isn't anywhere.
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"What would these guys do behind an agricultural tractor on a rural, curvy UK road with double white lines?"
On a related note, I dare you to quiz our fellow Indians on the meaning & significance of a solid or broken line between opposite lanes of traffic. I doubt most people even notice that such a line changes its form at different points along a stretch
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Truly horrific indeed. Did the 2 wheeler guy survive the impact??
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No idea. The impact was brutal. It would be miracle if he survived.
The last crash is a very old video,and not from india.
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On a related note, I dare you to quiz our fellow Indians on the meaning & significance of a solid or broken line between opposite lanes of traffic. I doubt most people even notice that such a line changes its form at different points along a stretch
Lines, what lines? And whose line is it anyway?
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