Indian Road Rules

Jun 7 2013
 Indian Road Rules

1. Drive wherever you want. The white lines are purely there for ceremonial reasons.
2. The man riding the motor cycle must wear a helmet. Anybody else on pillion, girlfriend, mate or wife carrying a small baby is exempt.
3. A child must learn to drive at the earliest possible age. Get him used to the conditions. By all means sit him on your knee and allow him to steer in heavy traffic.
4. A good horn is as important as good breaks – and good nerves!
5. Road rules are guidelines. Do what you want if it helps you move forward.
6. When the motorway has either two or three lanes going in one direction then it is permissible for locals in cars, trucks, buses or tractors to travel in the opposite direction.
7. There is no limit to the number of people who are permitted to travel in any vehicle. However, each person must have one, foot in or on the said vehicle.
8. When awaiting an approaching train at a level crossing two lanes can become six on both sides. After the train has passed through it is up to you to sort yourselves out.
9. When the boom is down and the bells are ringing at train crossings, motor bikes may take a quick look and dodge around impediments to cross. It is even more urgent if you have your wife and child riding pillion.
10. When waiting in line to pay a toll it is compulsory to toot all cars in front of you in the queue, even allowing for the fact that they can't move any faster than the man taking the money.

11. Horns of vehicles

11. Horns of vehicles directly connected with traffic lights, as soon as they turns green honking starts....

Dependra

I totally agree with the 5

I totally agree with the 5 point people here do whatever they want to move ahead without thinking the safety.
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However, each person must

However, each person must have one, foot in or on the said vehicle. - Banners Broker

This pretty much sums up all

This pretty much sums up all the roads of 3rd world countries. - Kris Krohn Strongbrook

wao.its great information

wao.its great information about going to India. i plan a trip to see India's famous places next month with tours to Niagara fallsmy friends also join my trip. i did not know such rules before. now i will follow your instruction during my tour.

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