Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Georgian Driving

Georgia has lines painted on their streets and highways; they have stop signs and stop lights and cross walks too, but really I think all the familiar road signage is put in place to give the non-Georgians the perception of order.  Or maybe the lines and signs are created with invisible ink that only non-Georgians can see?  Or maybe traffic rules aren't really rules at all they are traffic suggestions. 

I am most thankful we have a driver, because riding in a car on a Georgian surface is riding in a swarm of craziness.  It's high speed chaos. People pass on the left and right side of the road.  Most of the cars drive on the right side of the road, but if you can get to your destination by driving on the left side of the road faster, then why not?  If they can't find a parking spot, then they create one on the sidewalk or in the middle of the street.  You have to be an aggressive driver or you'll never get anywhere in this country.

However, a benefit to this type of driving is that it is very efficient.

1 comment:

  1. I love love love these travel posts! Thank you so much for sharing your adventures!