Safeguaring the life of myself in traffic etc.

In my experience, the average Indian taxi-man is a fearless horn-blasting chicken challenger of everything on the road, whether left, centre or even right, only holy cows usually exempted. Unwitting fares from abroad shudder, cringe, wail and pray (maybe excluding such as Italians, Philippinos etc.). Another Muslim's taxi we took was emblazoned with the ominous slogan 'Live like Ali, Die like Hussain'. Once aboard we worried as to which was it to be, for he drove like Hussain out of hell. No wonder when the traffic rules are understood in the following manner:-

Indian Highway Code

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