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Monday, May 10, 2010

Confusing tests stump drivers - SAB CHALTA HAI BHAI

Hyderabad traffic is an epic in itself — spoken of in fearful tones by outsiders but a fun, video-game-arcade experience for the natives. With zooming cars, zipping bikes, horns blaring, you’d be no Sherlock Holmes to deduce that getting a driver’s licence isn’t too hard.

Scratch the surface and alarming stories come forth. A ‘proxy’ taking the driver’s test instead of the applicant, experienced drivers flunking the test because of redundant questions and a list of grouses. continue reading

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