Russian dash-cam videos investigated
The internet’s filling up with them, but why are there so many? And why are they so insane?
Posted: 12 Dec 2013
As Rosenberg says: "The perception of Russian drivers isn't positive, and you certainly need a sense of adventure to drive here. But the roads can be terrible, things aren't well signposted, and conditions in winter are extremely hairy.
"But there's a real camaraderie that doesn't exist in ordinary life. Russia's a dog-eat-dog place, but if you do a good deed on the road you'll be rewarded." Just look online. For every video of an axe-wielding maniac, there's one of Ladas being rescued from snow, pensioners being walked to safety, dogs being carefully removed from motorways...