36 Hazards You Can Expect To Encounter While Driving In Russia

Whoever is in charge of handing out driver’s licenses in Russia is long overdue for a performance review.

1. Cars flipping over for seemingly no reason whatsoever.

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2. Creepy naked babies coming out of absolutely nowhere.

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3. Wide, WIDE left turns.

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4. Cars driving upside-down.

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5. Massive trucks bursting into flames.

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6. Or suddenly and unexpectedly toppling over then ramming you head-on.

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7. You’ll also see disgruntled pedestrians who have a lot of feelings about the way you drive.

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8. Especially if you almost run into them.

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9. People who don’t take kindly to insurance scammers.

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10. Some pretty sick Fast and Furious–style stunts.

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11. Extremely close calls and very nimble pedestrians.

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12. Unexpected open manholes.

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13. Sudden appearances from low-flying helicopters.

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14. And fighter jets.

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15. People who left the gas station in a hurry.

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16. Lightning striking.

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17. Motorists who have no issue driving an automobile missing a wheel.

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18. Left turns from the right lane.

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19. Lumber trucks suddenly tipping over, sending logs flying everywhere like in Final Destination.

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20. Accident victims who have better places to be.

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21. Surprise branches.

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22. Semis with convenient ejection seats.

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23. Shoulder cutters receiving instant karma.

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24. Compact tractors.

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25. Hay bales on wheels.

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26. Motorists with little regard for medians.

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27. But for all the crazy things, there are also a lot of heartwarming sights, like this stranger clearing off someone’s signals for them.

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28. Or people stopping just to help old ladies across the street.

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29. It happens all the time over there.

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30. Or stopping to help people with crutches get back on their feet.

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31. There’s also a lot of stopping for impromptu horse crossings.

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32. Or cat crossings.

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33. Or duckling crossings.

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34. Motorcyclists helping people with their mirrors.

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35. And a lot of people helping one another out with a quick tow.

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36. And a little gratitude for a good deed.

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