Driving in Russia is an activity fraught with danger. If the roads themselves aren’t trying to kill you, then you have to contend with out of control truck drivers, suicudal supercar drivers, and crazy old men with their ‘flying cars’. Add to that the fact many road users are armed and impatient and you’ve got the perfect recipe for carnage. It’s refreshing therefore to see a bit of Russian road rage which is beautifully planned, and almost comical in nature.
I’m not taking sides here. To be honest both drivers seem a little out of line. The driver of the car is in the wrong for not allowing the SUV some space and forcing them to sit dangerously in the opposite lane. While the driver of the SUV should maybe have checked in the rear-view mirror and spotted that the guy with the dashcam had left enough space for him to slot in there. Blame sits at roughly the 50/50 mark. But it’s what happens next that’s genius.
The SUV driver is clearly the winner in this battle of wits. But you’ll have to watch the video to find out why!