How to drive like an Arab in 7 easy steps

m3dad507
By m3dad507

How to drive like an Arab in 7 easy steps

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#1 Two wheels are better than four
#2 Don't hog the middle lane
#3 Never text and drive
#4 Change flat tyres in a safe location
#5 Adjust your technique in adverse weather
#6 Dents will buff out
#7 Be respectful of cyclists

If you live in the Western world, you probably have a fair amount of driving experience. You probably think you're God's gift to the steering wheel, that you're the next Jenson Button, but here's a newsflash: Drivers on the Arabian peninsula will hand you your a5s. Middle-Eastern motorists are known to display the sort of wheelmanship that can make an F1 driver feel inadequate. This is a fact – we've seen them in action. So with this in mind we've put together a guide that can help's talentless Westerners learn from our friends in the Arab world. Watch and learn, automotive infidels.*

#1 Two wheels are better than four

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nHWzHHmmDxI

Cars are designed to ride on four wheels. However some Arab drivers employ the advanced technique of balancing a car on two wheels. While potentially unsafe (there is considerable risk of overturning and won't be able to see a damn thing out of your wing mirror) it does provide the added benefit of reducing tyre wear by 50 per cent.

#2 Don't hog the middle lane

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=co31FmVA3fE

Nobody likes a middle-lane hog – hell, there are laws against that sort of thing. The Arab driver in this video is obviously very mindful of his fellow motorists. He shows admirable lane discipline, moving from one lane to the next only as necessary. His only misdemeanor as far as we can tell is the fact he may have passed a school bus while going slightly sideways. But we can't see anything in the Highway Code about not letting your mates fire AK47s out of the window.

#3 Never text and drive

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=r2xrRvD-O_M

Texting and driving is highly distracting. In fact, research has found even voice-to-text apps are as much of a distraction as old-school key mashing. You are much better off following this guy's example and letting someone else do the driving while you kick back, possibly on the bonnet of your moving vehicle, so you can devote your full attention to sending those urgent LOLs.

#4 Change flat tyres in a safe location

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BVXMMHWID08

Stopping on the hard shoulder to change a flat tyre can be highly risky. It's easy to be hit by a passing car or to provoke the attention of passing weirdos. A good Arab driver is only too aware of this and will perform the task while still in motion.

#5 Adjust your technique in adverse weather

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=o9xGnVwVTM4

A good driver will know how fast to drive when it rains. Sometimes going more slowly is imperative, such as when there are people in your way. At other times, when the traffic looks fairly light, it's perfectly acceptable to go much much faster.

#6 Dents will buff out

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=rlOg7eaK8HQ

Cars crash. It's a proven fact and the quicker you get over that fact, the better. Fear can paralyze a person behind the wheel and make them a more dangerous driver, so loosen up, accept that drifting on the public highway could result in you flipping your car on the roof, and get on with life. Just like these guys (the ones who are actually still alive, that is).

#7 Be respectful of cyclists

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=PzC6yU6DhkY

Most cyclists are law-abiding road citizens who should be treated as such. They have as much right to use the roads as motorists do, particularly when they're as handy with their equipment as this badboy drifter. Anyone that can donut a two-wheeled vehicle that doesn't even have an engine deserves our full respect.

*Please don't do any of this.

By MarcoNandoz-01• 9 years 2 months ago.
MarcoNandoz-01

I'm not looking for arguments, not with people that do illegal and life threatening things and then come brag about it online (:

That said. I find it rather hard to cover my disgust.

By m3dad507• 9 years 2 months ago.
m3dad507

loooool

ur looking for an argument go to another thread

not in the mood

By MarcoNandoz-01• 9 years 2 months ago.
MarcoNandoz-01

m3dad507 said actually the first one is my ...

actually the first one is my car

____________________________

the govt has provided you guys with enough drag racing hobby arenas, please don't kill us.

By MarcoNandoz-01• 9 years 2 months ago.
MarcoNandoz-01

He's sitting on the hood and blocking driver's view.

I wonder if he fell off the hood and died, would this be counted as homicide?

would he still go to heaven? considering the fact that suicide is forbidden, and in my opinion, this is just suicidal.

and then wonder what Saudi scholars gotta about this.

!

By MarcoNandoz-01• 9 years 2 months ago.
MarcoNandoz-01

m3dad507 said well i'd say some people ...

well i'd say some people should socialize and meet some Qataris then

By m3dad507• 9 years 2 months ago.
m3dad507

what does it have to do with this tread ?

By MarcoNandoz-01• 9 years 2 months ago.
Rating: 4/5
MarcoNandoz-01

I have seen Qataris take Western/Arab expats for city tours.

Never an Asian expat though.

By m3dad507• 9 years 2 months ago.
m3dad507

thnx XD

By DeadMan.• 9 years 2 months ago.
DeadMan.

Lolz! Nice share.... :)

By Omais2657• 9 years 2 months ago.
Omais2657

lol lol lol

By m3dad507• 9 years 2 months ago.
m3dad507

Smart man , what blew me off ?

By mast kalandar• 9 years 2 months ago.
mast kalandar

Fake profile trying to hide nationality

By m3dad507• 9 years 2 months ago.
m3dad507

looool ok nom no problem

By nomerci• 9 years 2 months ago.
nomerci

m3dad, unfortunately I can imagine quite a few...like those who try to impersonate Qataris in real life.

I am in no way saying you are one of them.But they do certainly exist.

As you know, I do not care about that kind of thing.

By Rip Cord• 9 years 2 months ago.
Rip Cord

I have quite a few Qatari friends and none of them are as intolerant of others as some members on here from Pakistan and India. Shame really we were talking about a funny post and it gets sidetracked.

By m3dad507• 9 years 2 months ago.
m3dad507

c'mon how many expats would put a guy with two falcons and hunting rifles as his personal picture ;)

By m3dad507• 9 years 2 months ago.
m3dad507

well i'd say some people should socialize and meet some Qataris then

By Rip Cord• 9 years 2 months ago.
Rip Cord

Ah m3..... And here we see one of the problems. Anyone who says they are Qatari must be fake unless they are ultra conservative Muslims who reject the evil west and hate all expats.

I have no idea if you are Qatari or not but I am willing to give you the benefit of the doubt

By mast kalandar• 9 years 2 months ago.
mast kalandar

Qatari citizen making fun of his own arab community op is an expat mentioning fake details in his profile

By m3dad507• 9 years 2 months ago.
m3dad507

its the main reason i joined QL

i dont need new friends , job, info about were to go

the only reason i joined is when i accidentally fell on this site and saw how people tend to misunderstand us

By zafirah• 9 years 2 months ago.
zafirah

wow!

By happygolucky• 9 years 2 months ago.
happygolucky

Wow...:)

By Rip Cord• 9 years 2 months ago.
Rip Cord

It is a compliment! I wish more Qataris wild engage on here. It's good to get other opinions. Many on here say they know what qataris think but they don't really know.

By zafirah• 9 years 2 months ago.
zafirah

love it! 2 wheels are better than 4! lol!

By m3dad507• 9 years 2 months ago.
m3dad507

actually the first one is my car

By m3dad507• 9 years 2 months ago.
m3dad507

looooool thnx i guess XD

By Rip Cord• 9 years 2 months ago.
Rip Cord

Ha ha good one. You do have a good sense of humour.

By nomerci• 9 years 2 months ago.
Rating: 4/5
nomerci

Yup, 100 % spot on...have seen people performing each and every one of those . :P

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