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View Poll Results: How often do you break the law????
Never- I'm a good citizen! 12 14.29%
Sometimes- By jumping red lights when traffic volume is low.. 28 33.33%
Often- By jumping red lights when i'm going to office/college.. 4 4.76%
Always- By jumping red light coz its fun! 0 0%
Sometimes- By over-speeding usually late at night or early morning.. 34 40.48%
Often- By overspeeding when i'm going to office/college.. 11 13.10%
Always- By overspeeding coz i'm going to F1! 4 4.76%
Sometimes- By not wearing a seat belt.. 9 10.71%
Often- By not wearing a seat belt.. 9 10.71%
Always- By not wearing a seat belt.. 5 5.95%
Sometimes- By talking on the cell phone while driving.. 23 27.38%
Often- By talking on the cell phone while driving.. 8 9.52%
Sometimes- By overtaking from the left.. 23 27.38%
Often- By overtaking from the left.. 18 21.43%
Always- Oh! Overtaking is supposed to be done from the right!??? 5 5.95%
Often- By driving on high beam.. 7 8.33%
Always- By driving on high beam, my eyesight is weak dude! 3 3.57%
Always- By using dark tinted window films.. 13 15.48%
Sometimes- By carrying more people than the capacity.. 5 5.95%
Often- By carrying more people than the capacity.. 0 0%
Sometimes- By not wearing a helmet, just going to market you see! 6 7.14%
Often- By not wearing a helmet, after all who needs one! 1 1.19%
Often- I know the cops, so i can drive before i'm 18! 4 4.76%
Others 6 7.14%
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Old 15th September 2006, 21:03   #16
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interestng spin, highly subjective
Lol! Well when i started i thought i could wrap it up in a few options... But hell!!! We guys are such jerks... We break the law in 'n' number of ways!!!!
But left side overtaking is ruling the roost... What to do, these auto wallas always have to drive in the overtaking lane.... And their horse power is actually mouse power.....
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Old 15th September 2006, 21:25   #17
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Actually I am a good citizen, Never flout rules. But I end up flouting the rules everyday. I do not like it though. There no no free left turn near Manipal centre -MG road junction, but the cop there always tells me to take a left turn when the signal is red . I am just following his instructions. Not sure if this is flouting.
as far as i know, cops are allowed to take decision (overriding all traffic guidelines) based on traffic conditions in order to ease it.
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Old 20th September 2006, 06:36   #18
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I respect the rules to a great extent. But at some signal points (like the one at little mount - signal for the Halda - Saidapet traffic), no one stops for the red, and If I respect the rules and stop for the green to come on, people will start honking at my back. I could not understand why at all signal systems are installed at such places, when it is not meant to be followed.
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Old 20th September 2006, 20:17   #19
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Well, Jumping red lights??? Never. Always stop within the stop line.

Seatbelts Use always when I want to do some spirited driving, maybe maybe not when going just nearby at a very sedate pace.

Tints, My car has tints permitted by law.

cell phone, I may be retarded but I just can't use me cell while driving.

Speed, I do when the road conditions permit, and my mood is willing.

More people than regulated capacity. Yes some times when our whole gang want to enjoy.
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Old 20th September 2006, 20:18   #20
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But left side overtaking is ruling the roost... What to do, these auto wallas always have to drive in the overtaking lane.... And their horse power is actually mouse power.....
Have you ever chased a mouse?????

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Old 20th September 2006, 20:28   #21
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Hey, on the Outer Ring Road there is NO choice. There are buses and extremely slow moving trucks on the right lane, so there is, I repeat, NO choice but to overtake from the left.... I really dont think that this is flouting rules. If the buses and slow moving trucks and other vehicles moved in the left lane, then we would be able to reach in time and safely. it is really the trucks that are flouting rules by blocking the right lanes and other vehicles who dont move to an inner lane to permit faster moving vehicles to overtake safely from the right side.

I am in Europe now (have been for 1 month and will be here for another), i find that the roads here are not very wide at all but everyone follows rules, ofcourse there are no slow moving trucks on the city roads

I can only see BMWs, Mercedes' and also a couple of Maseratis.... really nice; the air is clean and crisp (as compared to dusty in India) and one can really breathe. There are bicycle lanes, clearly marked, the roads too have clear markings for the correct turns and very well lit through-out the night too.
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Old 20th September 2006, 21:31   #22
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Ohhhhhh So many rules cant follow all... so here is my style

Red light juming :- Always (when there is no heavy traffice and a way to vrrooomm)

Cellphone :- Cant help have to answer the calls and cant stop for all the calls.

Tinted Windows :- I had jet black in my 800, i dont like people peeping in..


Speeding :- Daily but mostly when i m on bike but with my car, somtimes

Seat belts :- Sometimes when i m feeling uncomfy.

Overtaking from left :- Its no no, only when there is no traffic

But still i drive very safely but i am really bad when it comes to bikes.....

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Old 20th September 2006, 22:14   #23
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i abide traffic rules, and i dislike drivers who dont.
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Overtaking from left :- Its no no, only when there is no traffic
Hey who do you overtake when there is no traffic!!!??????

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Have you ever chased a mouse?????
No... i just overtake them!!! I leave that to the cats behind who chase and keep chasing....!!!!
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Old 22nd September 2006, 11:21   #25
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http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/street...-bhpian-5.html (Confessions of a Team Bhpian)

Can we merge this two threads?
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