...is chaotic at best, and dangerous at worst. It is horrible driving one's own vehicle in Bangalore. Most public transportation drivers think they own the road. By far the worse drivers on the road today are the taxis and IT company vehicles.
I drive daily on Hosur road to Electronic City and I am appalled at the way taxis and IT company vehicles drive around. These are three types of vehicles: Qualis, Sumo and Indica, all white, with yellow number plates. They all drive similarly, with little regard to traffic rules, cutting lanes, over-speeding and generally creating a nuisance on the roads. Their behaviour is a threat to the rest of us, non commercial drivers. These people increase road rage, cause accidents and makes driving a very unpleasant chore. What is most amazing is that the police turn a complete blind eye to their antics. Sometimes I stop such drivers on the road and threaten to complain about them. However, they show no fear at all about the police. They are all extremely rude, uncouth and brazen, abusive and threaten us instead, and generally ask us to do anything we want, secure in the knowledge that nothing can be done to them. How come this attitude is allowed to foster? And why doesn’t the traffic police do something about this?