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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 12th September 2006, 11:10   #1
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So guys tell us how you are NOT a good law abiding citizen of our country...
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Old 12th September 2006, 11:20   #2
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Similar Topic (Confessions of a Team Bhpian) discussed here.
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Old 12th September 2006, 11:21   #3
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No actually i wanted to conduct a poll.... Couldnt find any similar poll already undertaken....
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Old 12th September 2006, 21:13   #4
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I'm in Noida ... Roads are awesome here, Cops here are on a verge of extinction.

Less traffic and no cops = I might jump a red light.
Seat Belt = well
Tinted Glasses = Yep
Overspeeding = well 80Kmph is a comfortable here
Overtaking from the left = Well Sometimes when ppl dont give way
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Old 12th September 2006, 21:50   #5
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I overtake often from left when the road is wide enough and the vehicle ahead has no intention of giving way -- especially heavy vehicles on the highway. I do overspeed on the highway, but rarely within the city. And sometimes I jump red lights when there is a lot of pressure on me to do so from behind and when the road is empty.
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Old 12th September 2006, 23:08   #6
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well jump red lights when PANDU is not around...drive wid dark tints...drive without a licence since PANDU has taken it....seat belts yes...do use them...overtake only from the left...in mumbai its a rule not to overtake from the right.....yaar started by our rickshaw'wallas and taxi dudes....high beam sometimes..for revenge on the opp side high beam users....an dcarrying a base ball bat...and stunner ..tht thing with gives shocks.....protection yaar....and talk on cell phone....BUS THATS ALL....not much i say eh!!!!
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Old 12th September 2006, 23:15   #7
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hmm...

first off, i think every one of us would be breaking traffic rules one or the other time...every day. Here are my follies:-

Crossing Yellow lines - Always..in every single drive
Seat Belt - NO. but then nobody checks this in Kerala..besides, my M800 doesnt have seatbelts!
Tinted Glasses - Yep!
Overtaking from left - hmm...never
Overspeeding - the standard of roads here keeps that in check!
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Old 12th September 2006, 23:32   #8
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Ok here's the rules that I follow:

I never jump red lights.
I never carry more people than the capacity. Hell I drive alone 95% of the time!
I ALWAYS wear a seat belt. Have been doing that ever since I started driving.
Do talk on the cell phone but with the hands-free on.
Only use the High-Beam on highways or to irritate idiots who drive with their high-beam on in cities.
Don't ride a bike anymore so no helmet violations either!
I have tints with 85% visibility.

See I am such a law-abiding citizen!!

As for rules I don't follow well I must confess I do have a problem with speeding. Nothing serious just that I'm never driving within the limits!!
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Old 13th September 2006, 05:28   #9
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1.i never jump redlights
2.never drive on the opposite of the road even though it might be a shortcut
3.well a lot of times i dont wear seatbelts.working on it.
4.dont overspeed.always cruise at 60-80kmph.even on the greater noida expressway.
5.usually am alone in the car.max. my gf is wid me.
6.dont talk on the phone while driving.use a pda so its extremely difficult to operate it while driving.
7.no tints at all
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Old 14th September 2006, 21:55   #10
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Man, you drive the way I do.
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Interesting poll, but very subjective, as I'm sure you realize!

Its more like the next car broke a rule by swerving across lanes at 40 kmph wanting to slow down to take a right turn thats 15 metres away. In such a case I wouldnt be left with any alternative but to drive past him from the left.

And all road users need to have indoctrination of traffic rules for homogenous driving mitigating any regular traffic violations.

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Interesting poll, but very subjective, as I'm sure you realize!
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ths wide choice of choices keeps the subjectivity subjective.
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ths wide choice of choices keeps the subjectivity subjective.
interestng spin, highly subjective
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Old 15th September 2006, 11:20   #14
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i always see the situation and drive most of the time i rip hell all the time!!!
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Old 15th September 2006, 12:35   #15
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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.
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