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Bali Traffic Police Starts The Annual Operation Zebra

Bali Traffic Police Starts The Annual Operation Zebra

Operation Zebra Agung 2017 has began from 1-14 November which means Denpasar police will be setting up road blocks and more road surveillance over the next 14 days in the Denpasar and Badung areas.

Video to Help Those Who Confused by Traffic Flow Changes in Kuta

Video to Help Those Who Confused by Traffic Flow Changes in Kuta

A video has been uploaded by Bali Police to help those confused by massive changes in traffic flow directions for Kuta and Legian. The changes has been introduced by Bali traffic police since January. This month marked the first of the traffic flow changes trial and people seem to be quite lost. Bali Coconuts reported, […]

Denpasar, Bali Ranks Four of the World’s Worst Cities for Driving

Denpasar, Bali Ranks Four of the World’s Worst Cities for Driving

Traffic jams in many parts of Asia are truly a sight to behold. The sight of thousands of cars, bumper to bumper, stretched out for miles are commonly seen in cities in Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, and the Philippines. So it’s hardly a surprise that on navigation app Waze’s 2016 Global Driver Satisfaction Index, Asian drivers are pretty unhappy with the state of their roads

Things You’ll See or Experience on Indonesian Roads

Things You’ll See or Experience on Indonesian Roads

You know what they say, “if you can drive in Indonesia, you can drive anywhere!”. In truth, if you’re an expert ‘Indonesian driver’ then you probably shouldn’t have a license and you probably shouldn’t drive in any other country…except maybe Ethiopia, that place is crazy too.

wowshack.com make a list things we should expect to see on Indonesian roads. In the other side, Jakarta just crowned as The Worst Traffic In The World.

Dealing With the Traffic Police in Bali

Dealing With the Traffic Police in Bali

Unfortunately, things in paradise aren’t quite perfect. Indonesia is among the most corrupt countries in the world and things don’t seem to be getting drastically better. Government officials on all levels are largely open to bribes and sometimes even require them before they will do any sort of work. While the average expat will probably never have anything to do with some of these higher level guys, you will see traffic cops and police on a daily basis. Foreigners are often pulled over, often with no official reason for the stop except to make sure things are all in order, of which things are usually not, at least to the police officer’s satisfaction.