Gas Station Shortcuts

In the United States anyone cutting through a gas station rather than going to the corner and turning right would be stopped and heavily fined. In Cambodia, you’re SUPPOSED to cut through gas stations–and not just motorcycles and cars but even heavy trucks.

Light Traffic

Rush-hour Traffic

Height of Dysfunction

It’s hard to believe, but this is the traffic waiting to exit a gas station at a point where the new Hun Sen Highway runs straight into the gas station, AND…
…they put a traffic cop out in the mangled intersection to direct traffic through the gas station.