Nightmarish Traffic on Dahr al Baydar Road

If there's one thing that keeps me from heading to the Beqaa or visiting friends in Zahle, it's the Dahr el Baydar - Bhamdoun traffic on the way back. Last weekend, people got stuck for over 3 hours on their way back to Beirut and in the absence of police officers, scouts ended up organizing traffic. If there's any road that symbolizes the state of lawlessness and the big car jungle that we live in,…

Abdo Feghali – Rodrigue el Rahi Brawl at The 2017 Rally du Liban

Lebanese Champion Abdo Feghali got into a brawl with another rally driver Rodrigue el Rahi after el Rahi wouldn't let him pass in the last few kilometers of one of the rally's stages. What happened is that Abdo Feghali, also known as Dado, caught up with Al Rahi's car during the last section of the stage and was trying to pass but Rahi wouldn't let him, which obviously angered Dado who lost precious seconds in…
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Lebanese Alex Dermirdjian Clinches Third Spot in Belgium’s 24-hour race

8 months ago
After scoring a well deserved victory at Monza back in April, Alex Dermirdjian achieved a major milestone by clinching a third place in one of the world’s toughest races, Belgium’s 24-hour race on the Spa-Francorchamps ...
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Check out the New Lebanese Driving License

8 months ago
I wrote about the new biometric driving licenses a year ago but yesterday was the first time I see one of them, probably because the existing ones need 30 years to expire. Anyway, the new ...
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Careem Now Available in Jounieh

8 months ago
Careem launched in Beirut two or three years ago if I’m not mistaken but they only recently started to market themselves properly. As of last week, Careem has announced that it’s launching in Jounieh. Being ...
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“Take a Nap” Traffic Sign Spotted in Jieh

9 months ago
If you see a “Take a Nap” sign while driving in traffic, it means there’s a nearby Medco station with an allocated parking space where drivers can freely pull over to take a short nap. ...
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The Story Behind Lebanon’s Harley Davidson Club: When Fighters Became Bikers

10 months ago
I just finished watching Al Jazeera’s 47-minute long report on Lebanon’s Harley-Davidson Club, and how it was founded by four bikers who all used to fight on different sides in the Lebanese civil war. George ...
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Meet Loop Scooters: The First Electric Scooter Sharing Service in Lebanon & The Middle East

10 months ago
Loop Scooters is a fully integrated and eco-friendly electric scooter sharing service in Beirut that gives you access to a fleet of electric scooters whenever you need to commute. The service was first launched on ...
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One Killed in Tripoli Mina Drag Race Held in Broad Day Light

10 months ago
Every Sunday, reckless and dangerous drag races are organized all over Lebanon in broad day light and the police is nowhere to be seen. Sometimes road are blocked (illegally) and other times they just race ...
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Is The New Traffic Law Working? A new Video That Sums it all Up

10 months ago
The Traffic Management Center in Lebanon shared a video showing a van crossing the highway from one way to the other and stopping on the fast lane to pick up passengers who met him half ...
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