In most countries, pedestrians are the king of the street. Look at Japan or Singapore, even without traffic lights, all the vehicles will stop just to let one person cross the street. While in Indonesia, sometimes you need to have a traffic police accompany you to cross a zebra crossing.
Compared to Indonesia, motorcycle is the king. Not only because they can pass through the traffic jam easily (See this post to know more about ‘Ojek’) and that they take the pedestrian street (See this post about them), but also because they can ride the crossing bridge made solely for pedestrian and that they have advantage in traffic light.
What is worse, though, is that when an accident happens, the motorcycle seems to always win even though it is clearly wrong.
For example, when a motorcycle is driving recklessly and got hit by a car, it is the car’s fault for not being careful. If the car driver is stubborn and saying that he is right, other motorcycle driver might help arguing that the car is wrong. Life is unfair, isn’t it?
So, whatever happens, never challenge yourself to beating motorcycle if you want to stay out of trouble. You have someone waiting at your home, and the quote ‘Slow but Safe’ is the virtue.
Nevertheless, investing in motorcycle industry is wise.
(See this video to see the irresponsible motorcycle drivers)
(Credits go respectfully to the rightful owner)