Hagwalah: That Was, Way, Way Too Close for Comfort…

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The only thing that's more senseless than hanging out of a car that is practicing the outlawed Saudi Arabian style of drifting known locally as 'hagwalah' is to stand on the side, or even worse, in the middle of the road, to watch the spectacle.

And let's say you do, if a car is drifting slide-ways towards you at high speed, shouldn't you at least start running away as fast as you can?

Well, let that be a lesson for the man filming one of the hagwalah sessions that take place en masse on the public roads of Middle Eastern countries . If you watch the video he shot after the jump, you'll see what we mean by that…


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