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5 of the world’s craziest road junctions

Are you one of these people who gets a little nervous at the prospect of driving a car when you travel overseas?  If so, then look away now. We’ve scoured YouTube to bring you footage from some of the worst junctions around the world. If you know of any that are worse, then please let us know in the comments and we’ll follow up with another similar round-up. Saint Petersburg, Russia This footage shows a compilation of accidents at Pr. Slavy in Saint Petersburg over a very short time period (note the date and time on on the top left of the footage).
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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam Who needs traffic lights when the police are on hand, happy to take their lives into their own hands?
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India Sorry, we don’t know the precise location of this one but, despite this, we still feel it’s a worthy contender for our list.
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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam Welcome to rush hour at the Nguyen Cahn Cha intersection.
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Moscow, Russia Here the traffic is at such a gridlock that even an ambulance finds itself getting boxed in.
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So maybe you need to assess what the roads are like before you take the plunge with hiring a car for your next trip. Then again, being a pedestrian isn’t always easy either, as these last two videos will testify! Shibuya Crossing, Tokyo, Japan
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Hyderabad, India
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We think there’s a strong argument for an underpass in both of these cases!

Paul Johnson

Paul Johnson is Editor of A Luxury Travel Blog and has worked in the travel industry for more than 30 years. He is Winner of the Innovations in Travel ‘Best Travel Influencer’ Award from WIRED magazine. In addition to other awards, the blog has also been voted “one of the world’s best travel blogs” and “best for luxury” by The Daily Telegraph.

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One Comment

  1. These clips are crazy, most of them are not following the rules.
    They should understand the rules are for their safety.

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