The Kabul Commute: No Traffic Lights

Drivers dodge donkeys and burqa-clad women in pursuit of the Afghan city's road rules.
3:00 | 01/22/13

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So you're sitting at home worried about how long your drive to work is to -- the ladies and gentlemen. Welcome to -- The first thing to know about driving in Kabul was that most of the roads aren't really roads at all. -- -- -- -- -- -- They had that old Carney would go up and down. -- -- -- -- Just put so what we -- to -- to get the full of back to be mounted a couple of cameras on to the vehicle. There's one right -- take a look -- can get it. Driving in Kabul needs daunting donkeys swerving cyclists -- wooden carts. And avoiding women in blue -- -- who just sit here in the middle of the road. The video games broader recently we were growing out. It's going. Ready. That process. -- -- -- -- About what you. -- the -- to get fully across. -- -- -- -- -- So there you have -- real life -- No stoplights or stop signs. So the unwritten rule here -- that whoever has the biggest -- or the most people with guns in their car. -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Who as the relatively cyclist was rightly cyclist has the right things. Yes or syphilis -- and since formally as far as I can and and the entire ticket Koppel doesn't have a single working traffic light and because there are don't want people just drive in whatever direction they want. That includes right into oncoming traffic. -- the city has traffic police but most of them don't carry any weapons. In other words. -- their bright team that the cops that nobody really listens to so few people actually stop -- or -- they just drive right. -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- So the next time you complain about traffic in your city remember. It could be worse so we started this story looking for a couple traffic and we're ending the -- stuck. In -- traffic. It's going to be another half an hour we'll again. Trying to get out of the worst traffic jam ever. Mohammed mile ABC news in Kabul.

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