10 crazy traffic rules around the world
Published Tue 31st July 2018
If you think the only rule of driving all around the world is just going through the right lane and obeying the traffic signals, then you are absolutely wrong. There are some unorthodox traffic rules in many countries which seem too funny but are true.
1.Drinking alcohol ? OK, but Don’t get drunk- its illegal
Isn’t it quiet confusing to hear this kind of funny traffic rule! Yes, but the truth is, In Costa Rica you can drink alcoholic beverages while driving but it is illegal to be drunk. If the blood-alcohol level is over 0.75 percent you may get caught by the traffic officer.
2. Do not curse or yell while driving
It is unlawful to yell or cures in public while driving in Rockville, Maryland. You can be fined up to 100$ or can be sent for jail up to 90 days. So, try to keep your head and mind cool if you ever been there and drive. Sound weird? yes one of the most crazy traffic rules in the world.
3. Drunk? Front sits are not for you!
In most of the countries around the world, it is prohibited to drink and drive. Yeas, its sensible. But in Macedonia, it is unlawful to sit in the front seats if one is apparently under any alcoholic influence.
4. Your drunk driver can be a reason for being caught in traffic
Again an alcohol issue. In Japan, you have to make sure that your driver is sober. It is illegal to be a passenger of a Drunk Driver there. Traffic police can file a case against you if you ride behind a drink driver.
5. No driving licence for Women
There is only one country in the world where women are prohibited to keep hands on steering wheel. This country does not issue driving licence for women.
6. Don’t drive topless in Thailand:
It is necessary to put on a shirt while driving in Thailand. Driving topless is illegal there and you may asked for few hundreds bath as fine if you drive Topless.
7. Your number plate can keep away from driving:
In certain parts of Manila it driving is illegal according to the last digit of license plate. For example, Number plates ending with 1 and 2 are restricted to drive on Monday, 3 and 4 on Tuesday, 5 and 6 on Wednesday.
8. Never think of turning off your car’s headlight:
In Sweden, it is necessary to keep the car’s headlight on all day long. It may sound a bit absurd, but the fact is it is true in both cold dark weather and sunny fine weather.
9. Unclean Cars are prohibited form driving:
Did you forget to clean your car or felt lazy to wash away the dirt in Russia and still want to drive? you should be prepared for being caught and fined up to 2,000 rubles for driving a dirty car.
10. Do not forget to top up fuel tank before going out:
In Germany, if you run out of fuel in the middle of a rad it is considered as traffic violation. So make sure you have enough fuel in your car’s tank. it is unlawful to stop needlessly on Autobhan.
Traffic rules are made to make transport more effective and secured. But these traffic rules are really funny that you cannot even think of how weird can be the traffic rues around the world. So it is better to know more about the traffic rules while travelling abroad.