From Russia With Fisticuffs: Bad Merging Leads to Rocky IV Reenactment

Steph Willems
by Steph Willems
from russia with fisticuffs bad merging leads to rocky iv reenactment

If you’re planning a road trip this weekend, take a few pointers from this Russian dashcam video on how not to merge.

Everyone knows Russians are unable sustain injury on the roadways (or so it would seem), but this fact wasn’t known until videos started rolling in from the insurance fraud-prone country. Their problems are our gain, however, as these misadventures from the land of Putin and honey hold valuable road safety lessons.

Take this encounter on a highway full of stop-and-go traffic, for example. We’ve got one guy in the slow-moving left lane driving a Toyota Sienna minivan, and another in a previous generation Mazda 3 who really wants into the lane.

Waiting for a friendly driver to give him an opening would have kept a lid on commuting tempers, instead, we get the motorist equivalent of an H-bomb blast in Novaya Zemlya:

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  • Corollaman Corollaman on Apr 15, 2016

    This is the effect Putin is having on Russian society, a couple of years of Trump and we should be on the same boat.

  • Sector 5 Sector 5 on Apr 15, 2016

    Meh happens everywhere. Nothing new here.

  • Von Von on Apr 15, 2016

    This click bait has been clicked on!

  • Bikephil Bikephil on Apr 16, 2016

    Typical communist pigs. If Sanders is elected we will see this all over America before long.

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    • PeriSoft PeriSoft on Apr 17, 2016

      @Drzhivago138 If there's one thing those hippy-dippy liberal pansies are known for, it's getting in manly fist fights over perceived slights, right? Settling their differences in the streets? RIGHT?!! Wait...