Tuk tuk racism

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Re: Tuk tuk racism

Post by Jerry Atrick » Fri Jan 11, 2019 2:50 pm

I've been frustrated by the bajaj tuks doing that shit.
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Re: Tuk tuk racism

Post by StroppyChops » Fri Jan 11, 2019 5:19 pm

fax wrote:
Fri Jan 11, 2019 2:34 pm
... we have multiple Chinese drivers in my area.
That'll end well.
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Re: Tuk tuk racism

Post by JUDGEDREDD » Fri Jan 11, 2019 5:39 pm

PSD-Kiwi wrote:
Fri Jan 11, 2019 2:49 pm
StroppyChops wrote:
Fri Jan 11, 2019 2:08 pm
PSD-Kiwi wrote:
Fri Jan 11, 2019 1:16 pm
Cam Nivag wrote:
Fri Jan 11, 2019 12:57 pm
Has anyone encountered any non-Cambodian tuk tuk drivers here?
There was an old white dude, who wore a wife beater and a had a long white beard, used to be parked up on the corner of MTT & 63, yelling out to passers-by offering tuk-tuk services, haven't seen him for a while though.
Who isn't me, before anyone asks. We don't (and have never) offer public rides, and our tour days are long behind us.
Yea, definitely was not Stroppy Chops.
Can confirm, drove like Nigel Mansell and I loved every minute
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Re: Tuk tuk racism

Post by cambo swa » Fri Jan 11, 2019 6:16 pm

I think in addition to their lack of driving skills/manners and their I don't give a sh*t about anyone else attitudes, I think the visibility from inside those things is far worse than the old standard tuk tuks. Constantly looking at their phone does not help either.
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Re: Tuk tuk racism

Post by Brody » Fri Jan 11, 2019 6:25 pm

cambo swa wrote:
Fri Jan 11, 2019 6:16 pm
I think the visibility from inside those things is far worse than the old standard tuk tuks. Constantly looking at their phone does not help either.
True, and they crumple like a tissue box....Srey Thy from Cambodian Space Project was killed in one.
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Re: Tuk tuk racism

Post by timmydownawell » Fri Jan 11, 2019 7:06 pm

cambo swa wrote:
Fri Jan 11, 2019 6:16 pm
I think the visibility from inside those things is far worse than the old standard tuk tuks. Constantly looking at their phone does not help either.
Worse still is the hybrids: Bajaj on the bottom with a Remorque top bolted on. As a passenger you can't see shit, which doesn't help if you're trying to direct the driver.
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Re: Tuk tuk racism

Post by John Bingham » Fri Jan 11, 2019 7:11 pm

Interesting that there are nearly 35,000 of them here already, but not all that surprising as they have become one of the most commonly seen vehicles in a very short time.
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