Tuesday, May 21, 2013

The Fashion Of Honking Unnecessarily In Indian Streets

A guard is checking traffic in Indian street: Photo: Reuters
Source: International Business Times:

A couple of years ago, a traffic police officer once gave a briefing to a group of students in the Karnataka state capital Bangalore. There was something he told the gathering that day which made complete sense to the students, although it was meant to be a joke: The shortest unit of 'time' ever measured is what occurs when a traffic light goes green in Indian streets and the first honking sound you hear.

By Gopi Chandra Kharel

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