The siren and the strobes are on for a very important reason – it is to warn other road users to take notice and give way to these emergency service vehicles to move faster and reach their destinations as quickly as possible.… [Click to read the rest] “Driving Skills 101: No Reason to Disrespect Emergency Service Vehicle!!”
(Calm before the storm – this was taken just before we took off from Lisbon to Cape Verde)
This is our final leg of the journey from KL to Cape Verde and this time, we changed the airline from Emirates to TAP Air Portugal, flying on the smaller Airbus A320.… [Click to read the rest] “Trip to Cape Verde 2019: Part 3 – Scary Flight And Return to Lisbon”
(The scary part when you are driving in heavy rain is that you are not being sure whether the sight of a dark item in the middle of the highway is a car still moving or a car has hit the barrier and is lying on the middle of the road)… [Click to read the rest] “Driving Skills 101: Unfortunately Raining Idiots on Highway”
Just wondering how our highway concessionaires are prepared for emergencies on the tolled highways. I got a nasty sample on how Litrak (the concessioner for LDP) handles it.
Let me relate the story.
It was just 9 in the evening as I made myself to the Sunway toll booth – to my surprise, it was jam packed and so was the lanes towards Puchong.… [Click to read the rest] “Emergency in Litrak”
“And a young scientist will be worth 20 old politicians” (the President of United States, justifies him staying back to be with his people instead of escaping in the ark , in the movie 2012)
(Yellowstone National Park erupts and spews deadly fire missiles in the movie 2012 – image source: http://www.chinasmack.com)… [Click to read the rest] “What’s on 2012?”
We had a fire drill yesterday – it was a yearly event at the building where I am working. The fire drill went smoothly and like a clock work.