Driving in Egypt

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I think the title speaks for itself, one thing everyone should know from day one! The taxi cabs in Egypt don’t care if they hit you and if they do they make the biggest scene in the world making it seem like it is the end of the world. I feel really sorry for the person who decided to draw any lines on any of the roads in Egypt, they mean nothing to anyone in Egypt! Another note most of the Taxi Cabs are either Fiats or Peugeots from the 60s and 70s, and they are made of complete steel which makes them invulnerable to 21st century vehicles.

Honking is second nature to everyone who drives there, and they always cut each other off, its complete insanity. The funniest thing I saw was when a police officer pointed at two different lanes to go forward at the same time which resulted it 4 car accident, nobody was hurt but it was funny nobody slowed down for the other person coming in the direction to their left, nobody backs away in Egypt.

A guy who is just trying to enjoy life!

9 Comments

  1. lol man, that kinda driving trails back here! But yeah, it makes you wonder really.. I say cars is not the thing for Egypt, they should switch back to more conventional methods!

  2. I just love Egypt! specially driving ! Its like grand turismo but in reality heh! seriously 3al aqal Banchar wala 7adeth They will stop and help you Happend to me alot, unlike being in Kuwait unless your a girl no one will stop for help! :P

  3. Jafar

    Now you know why so many egyptians get run over in Kuwait fatally as they do not anticipate the forces envolved in modern vehicles in Kuwait when they cross the roads

  4. Well..you cant even imagine how its like for you to drive in Egypt especially in Cairo.
    Well, its not that bad, its awful. Sometimes you feel like a pro some others you feel like its OK to drive while you know nothing about driving. The Egyptian know best how to break traffic rules.

  5. ur description was close to driving in Lebanon, no ?
    glad you survived it !

  6. Biohazard

    93eedi people are awesome, they cross highway roads and say “2na b5af min 7deed?!”. Complete macho-ness.

  7. N: loooool! yup they don’t care about 99% of the rules!

    Vincent: looool! Grand Turismo! yeah in Kuwait people rarely stop now a days!

    eliedh: yup, but it is less of a hassle for sure!

    Laialy: yup for sure!

    Jafar: that is for sure, they think everyone is driving as slow as they do in Egypt!

    Muh’d M. Mansour: There are on rules from my observation!

    Peony: yup, it does resemble Lebanon!

    Biohazard: looooooool!

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