Wednesday, 26 July 2017

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Is it easy to drive in the Balkans? Depends. If you are looking for adrenalin, this is a cheap way to get it. Expats say the best tactics is not to get annoyed.
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Everyone here drives on their Ego. The worst driving I have ever seen. Nothing to be proud of, drivers in the Balkans are BAD drivers.

Eloise Chan, Berlin

It's true the roads are so bad and it requires so much more attention to drive. But one thing I learned is not to get upset by it.
And the drivers can be sometimes very aggressive. Sometimes they drive so close behind you, that you get scared - what if i need to suddenly slow down. What you can do, is switch on your emergency lights - locals usually get the message.

Barnie C., Ohio

Do avoid the ring roads of the big Balkan towns. It is usually better to cross the city, than drive around it. The traffic will be the same, but the stretch - shorter. Also, it is usually not difficult to find your way out, even if the signposting is not great.

Cynthia Jasson, Montreal




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