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. While one must avoid getting into such a situation by having one’s car serviced...
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 of the battle the loose shoe got separated from the horse’s hoof, the horse...
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 and the byways are getting clogged speeding in the city and surrounding areas is...
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 except when they are audaciously weaving in and out of the traffic snarls, occasionally...
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 road because moving traffic is a river where the situation changes by the second. There...
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 -  that virtually traffic-less could be hazardous - just bear in mind the following: Remember...
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 can be so disastrous that the driver may not live to tell the tale. TAKING...
By any reckoning the worst offenders on the road, and the ones who most often get away scot free, are the drivers who remain busy on the phone while driving. You get noticed when you jump the red light or whizz past at break-neck speed but the person on...
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 are sometimes on edge as they negotiate the long queues of cars and trucks...
It happens quite often that a speeding driver loses control over his vehicle. Some people speed to catch the green light, some to meet a deadline, the worst offenders speed for the mere thrill of speeding. But the consequence of all three could fatal in the end. A point...