Dubai Taxis – I Want To Run Them Off The Road

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Over the last two years I have been driving more and more in Dubai, following the speed limit is hard but at least traffic is moving. And because there are an insane amount of cameras I honestly don’t know the speed threshold of the cameras, like in Kuwait you can go to about 20 km over the speed limit and the camera won’t go off, I don’t know how it is in Dubai. I have had one speeding ticket in two years which isn’t too bad, it was for going 100 in a 60, when I thought the speed limit was 80, it was a 600 AED fine which isn’t too bad after all that time.

The taxis in Dubai are something else, they cut you off, lean on you and get aggressive on the roads especially at hotel and mall entrances. Especially just on my last trip these guys were acting like idiots trying to get into an entrance which is barely moving because there was so much traffic. At one point I just started pushing the car through without a second thought, in Kuwait they wouldn’t even come close to pulling something like that but in Dubai they act like crazy drivers and it keeps getting worse. Dubai is supposed to have the most organized taxi service, and I use them a lot but when they drive on the road they are maniacs.

A guy who is just trying to enjoy life!

2 Comments

  1. taxis are maniacs. that’s a fact!
    and they are smelly!

    in shaikh zayed road where speed limit is 120 km/h, cameras capture at 140 km/h

  2. @vampire – The thing is most of Sheikh Zayed road is 100 km/h, and I’m not sure where it changes! And your right some of them smell horrible!

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