Driving Skills 101: Driving on the Wrong Side of Road

Wrong Side of the Road

(Another car on the wrong side of the road – this was from 2017 where a 21-year-old man was killed when a BMW, travelling against the traffic, rammed into his Perodua MyVi at Jalan Tun Razak near the National Library. Photo source: NST)

There was a time when I drive to work; there is a road that leads from the office to the main road leading into the Federal Highway.… [Click to read the rest] “Driving Skills 101: Driving on the Wrong Side of Road”

Direction of a Nation Part 2

nation

(Here’s why we should go that extra mile to ensure science, technology and mathematics forms the bedrock of a nation instead of religion. Infographic source: http://visual.ly/transforming-science-education)[Click to read the rest] “Direction of a Nation Part 2”

Governance 101: Damn Those Shoddy Roadworks!

roadworks repair

(For proper roadwork, the right way to do a patch for potholes – instead of covering only the hole, cut a bigger area and patch in the right way and follow up on the patchwork. How many times you have seen this in the Bolehland? Image source: http://www.gallagherpaving.com)

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Enforcement 101: Ops Sikap, Authorities Should Be Blamed Too 2

mat rempit enforcement menace motorcyclist skinning ops sikap

(What we need in Ops Sikap is more stringent enforcement instead of just enforcement – it is high time the police get tough with hardcore traffic law abusers. Image source: http://lagunamerbok.blogspot.com)

Update: I guess it is unfair to point the fingers at the police alone although they do handle the bulk of the enforcement since there are other agencies involved namely JPJ who handle licensing & training and JKJR who handle the overall coordination and road safety-related activities… [Click to read the rest] “Enforcement 101: Ops Sikap, Authorities Should Be Blamed Too 2”

Enforcement 101: Dumb Motorcyclists, Skinning Them Alive

mat rempit enforcement menace motorcyclist skinning

(The problem with some dumb motorcyclists is that they think that they are invincible especially when they are not wearing any helmets. Initially, I felt the same way too but I recognize that it was nothing but a mirage – unlike those driving cars, you have nothing to protect you from serious injuries.[Click to read the rest] “Enforcement 101: Dumb Motorcyclists, Skinning Them Alive”

Driving Skills 101: Unfortunately Raining Idiots on Highway

rain idiot hazard

(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”

Religion 101: Daily Mantras, The Powerful Morning Prayers

(They say that we remember better if we put things down in writing and repeat it on a daily basis in form of a mantra)

morning

(One in the morning before leaving the house. Image source: http://www.britannica.com)

Bung Mokhtar may be stirred up a hornet’s nest with this but frankly speaking, there is some truth with what he has said.… [Click to read the rest] “Religion 101: Daily Mantras, The Powerful Morning Prayers”

Driving Skills: 5 Types of Drivers Who Misuse the Indicators

This is what I usually shout when some idiots cuts into my lane without using their indicators…

(Some people are still clueless on the nature and function of this stick sticking out from the steering column. Cartoon source: https://www.freeimageslive.com)

After I had embarked on my personal ‘Overhaulin’ project, many things have changed – I have become more careful when I am on the road these days.… [Click to read the rest] “Driving Skills: 5 Types of Drivers Who Misuse the Indicators”

Fantastic Trip to Iran 2009: Mega Traffic Jam in Tehran

iran tehran traffic

If there is one thing that catches ones’ eyes in Tehran would be the usual massive traffic jam.

The motorists here use more of their horns and brakes to move along the morning traffic jam. In between, we have motorcyclists whom many do not wear a helmet and pedestrians crossing the road without any apprehension.… [Click to read the rest] “Fantastic Trip to Iran 2009: Mega Traffic Jam in Tehran”

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