12 Frozen Traffic Jam in Moscow

Frozen Traffic Jam in Moscow

Posted on January 26, 2007 by


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Here is an example of a frozen traffic jam.


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12 Responses to “Frozen Traffic Jam in Moscow”

  1. Infidel753 says:

    Ten days ago some streets in my home city (Portland, Oregon) were about as bad as this — and it took only about four inches (10cm) of snow to do it.

    Once the streets get slippery, all you need is one macho ding-dong who thinks the laws of physics don’t apply to him, to cause a wreck that can completely block a major street for hours.

    Did Moscow finally get some snow this winter, or are these pictures from a previous year?

  2. Bishop Brennan says:

    Judging by the third picture, there is not much law and order on the roads. Buses seem to hold up everything.

  3. Russ, Ian says:

    Looks like Washington D.C..

  4. Infidel753 says:

    Some of the vehicles, even the buses, may have slid into those positions unintentionally. That can happen when it’s slippery, even on a fairly level surface. The white-and-blue bus near the center of the picture, for example, looks a little out of alignment with the overhead wires it is attached to. And the back end of the articulated bus at left wouldn’t be bent that far if it had just been going round the corner — most likely it slid further sideways when the bus stopped.

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  6. chaosgone says:

    Here’s a video from the Portland, Oregon snow storm. :)
    http://youtube.com/watch?v=SPE8vL5hlFA&mode=related&search=

  7. ttlsd says:

    “Here’s a video from the Portland” – that is really funny. :D
    But i don’t think there was a snow storm – in Russia we call it just “snow”.

  8. Acts_of_Atrocity says:

    We happy now. :D Knee-deep in snow and freeeeeeeezing cold.

  9. Texas1 says:

    That video from Portland is crazy. By the way chaosgone, are you from there? It seems like Portland and Seattle have a large Russian population.

  10. Shizo says:

    Is this area in Mitino? It sure looks like it, especially on the first picture. And i also want to know, is this pic current?

  11. LT_united says:

    You’d better be sure to leave from work/home with full tank of gassoline…

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