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Old 07-23-2006, 07:34 AM   #1
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Old 07-23-2006, 08:47 AM   #2
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Yikes LOL Man I thought I-405 near the Evergreen floating bridge 520 was bad. I love how the bikes used the bus to get behind.
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Old 07-23-2006, 10:08 AM   #3
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Looks like the Bel Aire parking lot here in Napa.
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Old 07-23-2006, 11:33 AM   #4
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No Texan would think this the slightest bit odd.
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Old 07-23-2006, 01:13 PM   #5
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Travel the world and you soon find out how orderly and safe American roads are. I can't make out where this is and the frame rate is speeded up so it isn't a true picture but the overall effect is what I've seen in many places. If you study this closely you will see that most of these people are yeilding. They don't stop but do allow the others to butt in. The effect is that momentum is maintained. Nobody is going very fast but it's steady. In the US any one of the hudreds of little butt in transactions would have brought the entire intersection into gridlock. Someone run over or a angry driver stopped, waving hands and flipping birds.



There is merging and then there is being allowed to merge. The nobody is getting in front of me imperitive here in the US demands the stop sign and the stop light, and total standstill a huge portion of the time in urban driving.
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Old 07-23-2006, 02:18 PM   #6
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Some pedestrians are even crossing the street !
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Old 07-23-2006, 03:53 PM   #7
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Intersections in Vietnam would make this one look like a quite Sunday.
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Old 07-23-2006, 04:15 PM   #8
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Well I was just in Mexico City a few weeks ago and that's pretty much how they drive. Throw in some double and triple parking and it's all good.
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Old 07-23-2006, 05:02 PM   #9
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Here's one for you-



http://www.videocrap.com/vid.asp?index=176
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Old 07-23-2006, 05:02 PM   #10
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Looks good to me. It seems to work.



Pretty much guarateed that only competent drivers will even be on the road.



This would be a great way to reduce congestion and put people on to public transport.



I'd say an easy 50% of the people that drive today, would be too ***** scared to drive in that kind of traffic.



Death to traffic lights!



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