Here long to get into an accident.
Avid travelers pulls in foreign lands a curiosity, robotopolis – call of duty. But those and other, arriving at the destination, first of all I want to get a car to gain freedom of movement.
But do not hurry! There are on our planet, country where the machine is not a vehicle but an instrument of torture, and in some cases even a source of grave danger!
In Russia, as you know, two misfortunes – fools and roads on them. And the regions where the first things are still somehow, the leaders of the second. As a result, law-abiding Europeans driving in Russia is dangerous. In Moscow, for example, with the roads, things are not so bad, but the aggressive and often dangerous driving habits of the natives, crazy turns, and General motorcyclists exceeding the speed limit can person unusual to bring to a heart attack. In the province lead, of course, polite, but with the roads worse. In General, we warned you.
Istanbul is one of the first places in the world in number of accidents per motorist – and no wonder. An aggressive driving style, habit ignore the road signs and traffic signals – all this creates a feeling of safety on the road. Even travelling by taxi can be a problem because the driving style of the taxi drivers, that is, not for the faint of heart, and to rip off naive tourists, they have considered the norm.
In early 2017 Thailand has set a sad record: here for only one week were killed on the roads 478 people. Hardly anyone ever visited Thailand will surprise you. Local drivers – people irresponsible: in order to get behind the wheel of a moped, the most popular vehicle, you may not even need a driver’s license. What’s worse, some drivers of conventional cars rights either. The technical condition of the iron horses, it seems, are not interested in Thais. The government this problem does not solve.
After the fall of Gaddafi the Libyan authorities have bigger problems than road safety. As a result, she is completely absent. In the country goes a lot of stolen cars, human drivers have no one asks, and the repair of roads in the country and not forgotten, and they are in a state of complete ruin. So even if you had to be in troubled Libya, driving here is not recommended.
In the Philippines frequent extreme weather events – storms, cyclones, typhoons, hurricanes, earthquakes… to Repair the road after them no hurry, so decided to get behind the wheel, you run the risk of one is not a great time to find yourself on a track that looks like in this photo.
The Chinese have a reputation as a disciplined nation, but on the road they completely forget about discipline. Disregard the markings, road signs and traffic signals are not only drivers, but also pedestrians, so to face a Chinese pedestrian on the street can easily, and this is clearly not the best memory in your life. Oh, and we should not forget that traffic jam in China may not dissolve up to several days.
If you have reason to go into Afghanistan, you will warn that to go on the road without an armed escort – suicide. Too many in Afghanistan perceive the white man driving the car like a fat a source of livelihood and you will not have time to travel several kilometers, as you are likely to try to kidnap for ransom. You need it?
General in Syria on their own now to get not worth it. But if we somehow had, it is always necessary to remember the situation in Afghanistan even worse. On the road, you can meet not only willing to kidnap a stupid visitor for ransom, but also with representatives of opposing groups who are either ruthlessly undermine a car, or decide that passing strange is a spy of the opposite side. And no one knows that better.
In South Africa such a high level of street crime in some cities, every trip turns into risky to the life and health of the operation. From standing at the traffic lights, the machine can easily break a window to grab a seat purse, or even dark glasses from the face of the driver. If any stop be afraid of the approaching car: from him at any moment might pop up, a group of robbers that will leave you penniless and steal a car. And if your car is especially liked your company, even when the door is locked you’ll get at the light from the car through the window to break which is for experienced guys – a matter of seconds.
Indian drivers do not care too much about the rules of the road. But it’s not the worst. The main thing – do not think about them and even pedestrians who habitually walk the streets as they wish, making no distinction between the roadway and sidewalks. But what is even worse – so it’s the cows that habitually roam everywhere, including roads, entire herds. To avoid them is a difficult task, but if you, God forbid, injure one of these sacred animals for the Hindus, serious problems can not be avoided!
In this extremely poor country there are practically no roads and it is very hard to find gasoline. Therefore, if you decide to ride on the roads of Sudan, you first have to get a powerful SUV, capable to drive through mud, sand, and then… then realize that if you come to the end of fuel, you will probably find that the nearest gas station is 500 kilometers away from you. And then common sense will likely prevail – you will not go anywhere.
South Korea – the country technical progress and high technology. But this country is the most drunken in the world of drivers. Here is recorded the largest number of traffic accidents that occurred in drunk driving accidents, including pedestrian accidents and accidents with a fatal outcome. So even if you yourself categorically do not drink driving, remember that your neighbors on the road can be other habits and do not drive!
Ghana is a country with a rich and interesting culture. But to sit here behind the wheel? No! First, the country has a big problem is the kidnapping, with the white drivers are one of the most attractive of the victims. Secondly, traffic police and border guards actively picking on the tourists who openly extort bribes. Third, you will not be able to get out of the car, even to a couple: you immediately are swarmed by local residents from small to large, demanding money and trying to steal you camera. So to travel around the country can only be accompanied by a trusted guide and only recommended routes.
Hungary is a civilized country with good roads, but with very strict rules of entry for cars from abroad and less severe rules for the movement across the country. To enter there, you’ll need a hefty set of documents, and God forbid any paperwork will be processed without regard to the requirements of the latest instructions! You just deployed at the border. But inside the country on all roads is a strict speed control, regular checks of drivers on alcohol and other rigor that will make the trip from fun to torment.
In Nigeria, nobody takes the rules of the road seriously. Purchased and counterfeit law, bribes the police, the speeding – it’s all here in the order of things. The result is impressive: on the roads of the country killed in an accident about 150 thousand people a year. The main cause of accidents – not even breaking the rules, and a monstrous condition of roads, driving on which no training just risky: here will fall into the pit, fall through a wheel in a crack or in front of you suddenly run out of pavement. If you are a gambler and like risks, better hire a local driver, and all the way Aah, looking, with some familiar skill he copes with the road, which is a shame to even call it a proud word.
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