Springbok747
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Traffic In Dubai - Crazy!

Sat May 22, 2010 11:16 pm

Check out the video...its absolutely nuts! Does stuff like this really happen in Dubai? Or is it just a random occurrence? And the funny thing is.. there are cops on that road..and they're also cruising along! If something like that ever happened here..the cops would be all over the place! Amazing skills though...esp the two-wheeled driving!

http://www.autoblog.com/2010/05/21/v...er-day-in-dubai-traffic/4#comments

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lc9KYID_KpI
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RE: Traffic In Dubai - Crazy!

Sat May 22, 2010 11:28 pm

Quoting Springbok747 (Thread starter):
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lc9KYID_KpI

This one is in Al Manamah-Bahrain not Dubai
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RE: Traffic In Dubai - Crazy!

Sat May 22, 2010 11:37 pm

Here some stuff from Saudi Arabia
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PJupNDIKkEk

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wi0ISOxN2wA

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RE: Traffic In Dubai - Crazy!

Sat May 22, 2010 11:41 pm

Quoting LAXintl (Reply 2):
Life is good, so lets have some fun.

I totally agree and here some fun from Beirut-Lebanon
http://www.youtube.com/watch#!v=hCl9O7sNMD0&feature=related
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RE: Traffic In Dubai - Crazy!

Sun May 23, 2010 12:07 am

Ahhhhh...thats nothing. Looks like the driving habits of many-a local rednecks in their 4x4 Dulleys tooling down I-45 here in Houston on a Saturday night.  

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RE: Traffic In Dubai - Crazy!

Sun May 23, 2010 12:25 am

Wow, what a nutter !

I wounder what the penalty for the type of driving is if you get busted ?

Here is another hair raising clip.   

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0MutGKWKBNg
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RE: Traffic In Dubai - Crazy!

Sun May 23, 2010 3:48 am

Seems two guys didn't wear seat belts.
Scary stuff http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ElOIK57FMWQ&feature=related
 
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RE: Traffic In Dubai - Crazy!

Sun May 23, 2010 4:13 am

Quoting LAXintl (Reply 2):
Life is good

And way too long apparently....

Here's what happens when that 'suicide drifting' craze goes wrong... and I assume it does more often than not.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nRSFzaUyjsc&NR=1
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RE: Traffic In Dubai - Crazy!

Sun May 23, 2010 4:39 am

Quoting thomasphoto60 (Reply 4):
4x4 Dulleys

Some kind of boring truck?
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RE: Traffic In Dubai - Crazy!

Sun May 23, 2010 8:56 am

Quoting Go3Team (Reply 8):
Some kind of boring truck?

Well, I am a Jeep man, so I am not too familiar with them but those 4x4 Dulleys have 4x tires on the rear (2 on each axel), rednecks love these monsters.

Thomas

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RE: Traffic In Dubai - Crazy!

Sun May 23, 2010 12:54 pm

This is my all-time favourite video. I don't know where it's taken, but presumably the Middle East. A very laid back motorcyclist!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FxZxjgKcsPE
 
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RE: Traffic In Dubai - Crazy!

Sun May 23, 2010 6:11 pm

Quoting thomasphoto60 (Reply 9):
so I am not too familiar with them but those 4x4 Dulleys

Oh, you mean a dually.
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RE: Traffic In Dubai - Crazy!

Mon May 24, 2010 12:30 am

Quoting Hywel (Reply 10):
I don't know where it's taken, but presumably the Middle East.

India or Pakistan maybe? I don’t know the number plates but I cannot see any Arabic numbers.
 
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RE: Traffic In Dubai - Crazy!

Mon May 24, 2010 12:55 am

How do they get the car on 2 wheels like that? Why doesn't it just flip over?

Someone explain this to me before I have to return my car to enterprise.
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LAXintl
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RE: Traffic In Dubai - Crazy!

Mon May 24, 2010 3:01 am

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RE: Traffic In Dubai - Crazy!

Mon May 24, 2010 3:19 am

Thats funny stuff...gives new meaning to "smoking a camel"....

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