Good horn, good brakes, good luck!

In the past couple of weeks we have been driven around India in a couple of different forms of transport. From rickshaws and tongas to the iconicย Ambassadorย and large vans. We’ve been on multilane highways and toll roads and down tiny windy streets lined with shops. What is impressive is not the number of car accidents every year, which is anย astronomical number, and the number of deathsย – but the accidents that don’t happen. So far I am yet to see an accident (knock on wood). The number of close calls has been enormous, but somehow at the last moment the bike will always just merge slightly left, or the rickshaw with change direction just enough.

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