Driving in Dubai Vs the Rest of the World


How they give directions
Drive straight for a kilometre and turn left on Derry Road
How we give directions
It’s on the kaccha road opposite Pizza Hut

Why they use their car horns
To alert another car about some sort of road danger
Why we use car our horns
To get the shawarma store employee’s attention

How they change lanes
Signal with indicators and then merge
How we change lanes
Wait till the last possible minute and change 5 lanes at one go

How they see pedestrian crossings
A place where pedestrians have right of way
How we see pedestrian crossings
Excess white paint

How they stop to run an errand
Pull into a parking spot and go inside a store
How we stop to run an errand
Double park with the hazard lights on