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Old 22nd March 2009, 10:33   #1906
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The Nala seems to have a wall about 1.5 feet. How did the biker manage not to see it?

All across the nala? Wow! He must have been at a very high speed!

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the rider suffered injury to his spinal cord and can no longer walk.
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Old 22nd March 2009, 12:01   #1907
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LOLz

That bike is going to stay there for years to come.

I hate the concept of open **** Nala - only in India!


Entrepreneur Tip of the day - Clean the nala and covert it into Venice style romantic boat ride for tourists and citizens.
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Old 22nd March 2009, 12:15   #1908
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the guy was on the wrong side of the road at around 1 in the night. and he went off the road at a very high speed.
He must have tried this before. He got away with it. But then i think he pushed it too far.

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Old 23rd March 2009, 17:47   #1909
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the guy was on the wrong side of the road at around 1 in the night. and he went off the road at a very high speed.

My father took away the keys of my bike because i rode the bike once on the footpath before getting into our apartment complex. He let me ride only after 3 months. I never rode on the footpath again.

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My father took away the keys of my bike because i rode the bike once on the footpath before getting into our apartment complex. He let me ride only after 3 months. I never rode on the footpath again.
I drove about 10 mts on the wrong side of the road to park my car at a restaurant.
Was with my family that day.
My dad

Now even though its 10 years since that incident. Its a very very rare chance that my car/bike face the wrong side of the road.
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My father took away the keys of my bike because i rode the bike once on the footpath before getting into our apartment complex. He let me ride only after 3 months. I never rode on the footpath again.
@ spitfire, bblost: My standing ovation to your fathers for dispensing knowledge of the rules of the road the hard way. And a standing ovation to my own father too (over 20 years after he passed away).

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Old 23rd March 2009, 22:19   #1912
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My father took away the keys of my bike because i rode the bike once on the footpath before getting into our apartment complex. He let me ride only after 3 months. I never rode on the footpath again.
If every child were bought up in this manner am sure there would have been very less offenders on road...

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If every child were bought up in this manner am sure there would have been very less offenders on road...

Buddy now we are traveling in wrong direction. Now a days parents feels proud when their son does some thing wrong like this. U can see many a time the Kids hold the Steering of car sitting in lap of the Parent/Elder.
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If every child were bought up in this manner am sure there would have been very less offenders on road...

I'd doubt that big time! If my dad did that, the rebel in me would goad me to ride on footpaths for the rest of my life. Luckily my dad never did anything of the kind, and so I'v hardly ever driven/ridden on footpaths...

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I don't know where A8 keeps its battery. But i'm curious to know how the brake lights are ON.
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Torqy: Good catch. Sidindica, they are two different cars not a single A8 split in to two.
@torqy and madrash - I maybe wrong here but I dont think the brake lights are on, but a mere reflection of the camera light, if u notice the other pic the brake lights dont seem to be on.
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After a spate of accidents involving under aged drivers with powerful cars, Renuka Choudhury had said that the concerned parents also should be arrested along with the driver. In the west the liability is with the vehicle owner/insured if an under aged driver causes an accident.
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My father took away the keys of my bike because i rode the bike once on the footpath before getting into our apartment complex. He let me ride only after 3 months. I never rode on the footpath again.
Way to go!

And, we have the above set of people....

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I'd doubt that big time! If my dad did that, the rebel in me would goad me to ride on footpaths for the rest of my life. Luckily my dad never did anything of the kind, and so I'v hardly ever driven/ridden on footpaths...
... and this set.

No wonder the forum is so active! The "Yin & Yang" effect.
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the rebel in me
Trust me i went through the same. I argued with him that it was only once and that he is being too harsh.

His reply, every time i argue the key stays with him for another month. 6 months the bike is not ridden it gets sold. And i knew he was not bluffing.

I needed the bike to carry my cricket kit to practise everyday and to get to college too.

When we got the bike home for the first time and he handed me the keys, he had politely pointed to the RC book to show his name on it. He asked me to remember that always.
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...When we got the bike home for the first time and he handed me the keys, he had politely pointed to the RC book to show his name on it. He asked me to remember that always.
SpitFire,

You father sure has a way! Am starting to like him more and more! He sure does know how to get a point across.
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After a spate of accidents involving under aged drivers with powerful cars, Renuka Choudhury had said that the concerned parents also should be arrested along with the driver. In the west the liability is with the vehicle owner/insured if an under aged driver causes an accident.
Its not just in the West. If anyone reads the terms in a learners license, something to this effect is clearly mentioned. Also, the liability of a minor even in this country only lies with their parent. The difference though is the enforcement, no need to mention anything about this to any citizen of this country. Its these very politicians who are responsible for such ghastly state of affairs.
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