Monday, October 21, 2019
If there is one ‘No Go’ area on the road for any driver, it is the Yellow Box – the diamond-shaped box marked on the road surface beyond the traffic signals on busy crossings. You...
It is a blessing that unlike some other Asian countries, notably India and Pakistan, drivers in the Gulf use the car horn sparingly. And that’s how it should be. Newcomers from the Indian Subcontinent in...
We feel so sorry when we notice a car stalled in the middle of the road and the helpless driver standing outside looking for help, the car bonnet open like the jaws of an alligator....
There is an oriental tale from olden times that the prince of a vast empire lost a crucial battle because one shoe of the horse he was riding in the field was loose. In the thick...
The common wisdom in Bahrain seems to be that since the number of vehicles on the roads is rising fast, with some families having two or more cars in their garages, and consequently the highways...
There are two kinds of motorcyclists in Bahrain. Those who drive for fun and those who drive as part of their job to earn a livelihood. The latter are by and large traffic- law-abiding drivers...
Whether you are driving on the highways or the byways one thing you must bear in mind is never to get distracted by what is happening beyond the road. You must remain focused on the...
Car Drive
Though late at night the roads might be as clear as in a curfew, driving on such roads poses hazards of its own if one is not alert and careful. Paradoxical as it might sound...
We all make mistakes while driving. But some ‘mistakes’ are not really mistakes or errors of judgment. These are cheeky, deliberate, sly attempts to thumb the nose at the law. But remember, sometimes the consequences...
With vehicular traffic on the rise on all highways and byways in Bahrain there has been a decline in the road etiquette among drivers and the race to get ahead has become the norm. People...