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Re[2]: Canadian Test

Kevin, you need to broaden your driving horizons to include Asia.  While I
have been in most of the cities you cite, those all show a preference for
life. In Asia life has less meaning, epsecially when you factor in the "

1. Peoples ( ???!!! ) Republic of China

a. Ningbo - watched them run over pedestrians in a crowd, police standing
in intersection didn't react until the ambulance came

b. Shanghai - police car ran over pedestrians in order to get through yellow
        - also taxi cab to airport said " not to worry, you won't be late
"' followed by running over several pedestrians who didn't get out of his
way c. Macau/Hong Hong - if  the traffic is moving at 25 or more don't
cross the road, they don't stop, even if you are in the way

2. Indonesia - Jakarta/Karawang has drivers who abandon their cars at the
site of the fatal accident but since many people carry no identification,
no police report.

And we think we have aggressive drivers in America.

______________________________ Reply Separator _________________________________
Subject: Re: Canadian Test
Author:  hosta-open@mallorn.com (owner-hosta-open@mallorn.com) at HERCULES
Date:    01/09/2000 9:44 AM

In a message dated 1/9/00 9:32:19 AM Eastern Standard Time,
natures@rea-alp.com writes:

<<  Although I have not been in Boston,
 driving in any bigger city in the country of Mexico is literally
 your life in your hands >>

I have driven in Mexico City, Montreal, Quebec City, Toronto, Boston,
York City, Chicago, L.A., London, Paris, Rome, Tokyo, and many, many
cities in the U.S. and the world.  Worse yet, I commute to work in
Washington, D.C. every day.  My wife was born in Alexandria, VA, just
the river from DC and is so afraid to drive there that she has only
driven in
the district twice in her life!  By far Rome was the worst.  Here is
my top
ten worst driving cities with 1 being the worst.  My ratings are
based upon death defying efforts to survive due to unbelievable
"skills" (or
lack thereof) exhibited by the other drivers and not mind-numbing
jams (or as we say here in the DC metropolitan area. Rush-hour parking

1. Rome
2. Mexico City
3. Montreal
4. Quebec City
5. Paris (I think I met the driver the killed Princess Diane, or the
of drivers he trained!)
6. Boston
7. Washington metropolitan area, specifically "The Beltway"
8. Cairo
9. West Berlin
10. Caracas

Kevin P. Walek
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