On life…and learning

Stop! It’s Red Ahead…

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It’s been a week that Minister Gopinath Munde died in a freak road accident… I see people violating traffic norms everyday… no change in habits… lives get lost everyday…


World over, all disciplined car-drivers feel scared that if they don’t stop at a ‘Red’ Traffic Signal, they may meet with an accident.

Not in Delhi! Here, you’d rather fear stopping at the traffic signal when it’s red…if you actually intended to, in first place. You fear one or the other vehicle will surely hit you from behind, while you are standing at the signal, awaiting it to be green!

Ironical, isn’t it?

Today, I happened to ride my car early morning (read: 7:30am) to New Delhi from my residence in Gurgaon. I took the Mehrauli-Gurgaon Road; those of you who have commuted on this stretch know it is full of traffic signals.

I was almost at the end of my nerves cracking, at every traffic signal! Red light meant I was supposed to stop. OMG! Should I, or shouldn’t, as the cars following mine just didn’t seem to slow…

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Written by RRGwrites

June 11, 2014 at 12:08 AM

Posted in Life

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