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Old 22nd August 2021, 20:58   #11596
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Noob driver's mistake and the lady rider's haste .
The Fortuner and the lady rider need to be pulled their licenses (if they have one to begin with) and go through a 30-day classroom training course on how to behave on roads. But this is India. Egregious and entitled narcissistic behavior from both.
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Old 22nd August 2021, 21:02   #11597
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The lady must have been tailing the motorcycle rider I think. She didn't even slow down a bit. She was just mere millimeters away from the Ritz and my celerio. I did a quick left so that she has some space to manage. She managed to not get hit by either of the cars, though her rear view mirror did hit the Ritz' ORVM.
This is a classic case of not being aware of the surroundings and not having common sense. The Tata Ace/SCV in front of you would have blocked her view of the opposing lane and she must have been closely tailing the Ritz that obstructed her of the few meters of visibility which would have been available if she was a bit back. There could have been a thousand things behind that SCV, the worst situation being static cattle. Somehow she escaped without getting hurt just due to sheer luck.
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A close call at MC road, Kerala.

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A lot happening in one video - wide body truck, overloaded auto and a crazy biker (you can even see the guys in the auto shouting at him).

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Old 25th August 2021, 14:08   #11600
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Some people shouldn't be driving at all.
This Seltos driver thinks he invincible, he had no intention of braking at all.




Damn, driving is getting extremely stressful with each passing day.
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Old 25th August 2021, 14:16   #11601
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The majority of bad drivers I see on roads have a mentality to save fuel by not having to slow down/downshift and tail a car for a while before making sure it's safe to overtake. I don't know how much fuel they're going to save by risking their lives.

I have heard people saying "I toh don't even touch the clutch and downshift lest I waste my speed and momentum. I'd rather bully others on the road than waste my time and money slowing down."

I've driven in Sri Lanka and Nepal too and have hardly seen such uncouth neanderthal driving compared to what I've been seeing for the past few years in India. Only the commercial drivers in SL/NP drive rashly, never a private individual.
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Old 29th August 2021, 11:01   #11602
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A close call at MC road, Kerala.

https://www.Youtube.com/watch?v=d9vfzrXYPZ8
Save yourself if you want to live, totally insane, he seems to be on a suicide drive.
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Some people shouldn't be driving at all.
This Seltos driver thinks he invincible, he had no intention of braking at all.

https://www.Youtube.com/watch?v=296vpsLNwlM

Damn, driving is getting extremely stressful with each passing day.
Did you not see the indicator blinking around 8~9 second mark? Seltos had the right of way .

Unfortunately, this is how people drive, try to squeeze in, and then turn on the indicator for the sake of it. If anything happens then "Couldn't you see the indicators blinking"
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Save yourself if you want to live, totally insane, he seems to be on a suicide drive.
It is not just oncoming traffic that one needs to watch out for.

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The bad driver here is the auto driver, while the bad parent is the audi owner. India must be the only country where sunroofs are abused.

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It is not just oncoming traffic that one needs to watch out for.
He has a stiff neck and cannot see the ORVM.
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Dodging potholes is very important.

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Old 3rd September 2021, 10:55   #11608
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Damn, driving is getting extremely stressful with each passing day.
This is way too common and is a contest one shouldn't get into. However such drivers are very predictable and at times when they deserve it, best to occupy the space they shouldn't be in provided it is safe. Really calms your nerves and also proves your point to them.
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It is not just oncoming traffic that one needs to watch out for.
Just out of curiosity, what do you guys think is the right thing to do? Honk at the person entering your lane completely unaware of the vehicle behind and make him anxious or just slow down for him to overtake the slow-moving vehicle by changing his lanes even though it was his mistake?

An exact situation happened wherein I was in the right lane behind another car and a car was on the left lane trying to overtake a bike on the leftmost side. The driver of the car on the left lane slid into the right and because of the honking of the car in front of me, he steered left out of anxiety and hit the two-wheeler. For some, honking is really apprehensive - clueless about how to respond.
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Old 3rd September 2021, 14:35   #11610
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This drunk idiot already had fallen somewhere. His t-shirt was soiled. He rode without any control whatsoever.

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