(The “usual” provocations from the queue jumpers at the toll plaza – the traffic moves faster if everyone queues up and wait for their turn. Imagine what happens if one idiot decides to drive between the proper queues and tries to cut in. Before you know it, another line had formed in between the 2 original lines and the traffic comes to a crawl.… [Click to read the rest] “Driving Skills 101: Queue Jumper’s Unnecessary Provocations”
(Seeing dead body on the road was not something I had in mind for my weekend entertainment. Image source: http://thezeph.wordpress.com)
I talked about it almost 2 years ago…
And it finally happened last week as I was driving along LDP on a Saturday afternoon after a meeting with a friend and realised that there was heavy traffic jam.… [Click to read the rest] “Danger along 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”
(Not the same car, not the same road but by the time, the car stopped, the damage to the car was very similar. Image source: http://www.newscientist.com)
It happened in slow motion…
… [Click to read the rest] “Morning Accident”
Taking a corner on LDP near Bandar Puteri – the road was wet – I was in the middle lane – saw a maniac driving up fast on the left – showing off his new sports car – any Tom, Dick & Harry will know the most left lane has the most tightest corner.
I just realise that I am going to office earlier and coming back later than the time when I first started with this job.
This is because I get confuse after passing the toll booth of whether it is a huge parking lot or traffic jam. Huge traffic jam in China – image source: The Independant… [Click to read the rest] “Traffic Jam 2008: “Living” in Office”
If you are a “Lebuhraya Damansara Puchong” (Damansara Puchong or LDP Highway) user, you probably have experienced this yourself… [Click to read the rest] “Danger along LDP Highway”