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Cities (or countries) with horrible traffic...

SkeLeton

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After being last weekend in traffic planning hell (Argentina), I came to see the importance of such things as yield signs, stop signs, and traffic lights.. those things you usually hate, but never seem to thank them for avoiding chaos.
We have Argentina, a country with heavy Italian influence (good pasta, but horrible traffic!) and specifically Bariloche, a city of around 100,000 inhabitants, and add the thousands of tourists that come in summer and winter. In short, I counted no more than 3 traffic lights, and never saw a yield or stop sign... add the ridiculous speed limits (40 km/h in the urban area, which NOBODY respects!)

If anybody has gone to Italy, you should know how these people drive....
 
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