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    Default Re: Maintaining " BUFFERS " or Safe Distance

    You know whats another good practice? . . . . go for Rides very early in the morning and get out of city before humans wake up. . . I try so hard to stop at a safe distance, and suddenly a car stops two inches from my leg, past my rear tire, startling me -.-" . . . . i truely believe if people keep safe distances , and simply let perpendicular traffice pass when they see a jam in front of them, it would solve 99% of our traffic problem in Ahmedabad.
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    I think that while safe distance is a great idea it does not work at all with the way people drive in India. imo safe distance is a good concept for roads in countries where pedestrians have right of way at intersections and you have big roads with lots of signs and rules regarding passing but you are just going against the flow riding like that in India.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Vattsy View Post
    Some of us also have been there and done that, back in the adrenaline days. I don't really understand how can this be controlled.
    I drive a sedan and I save these brats' lives by braking several times a day. They think they overtook the other vehicle like a hero whereas they are not aware that the car driver in the upcoming lane allowed them to overtake every time by slowing down.
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    Quote Originally Posted by s3thu View Post
    I drive a sedan and I save these brats' lives by braking several times a day. They think they overtook the other vehicle like a hero whereas they are not aware that the car driver in the upcoming lane allowed them to overtake every time by slowing down.
    Very true.
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