Only in Nigeria: the rickety car drives away with excess load (video)

09/24/2019

Posted by: Chris Odogwu

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Don't judge a book by its cover! This rickety car proves everyone wrong by going beyond its limits. See it drives away overloaded.

Looks can be deceptive. This visibly worn-out car is a true example of that saying. From its appearance, you will think it is a condemned object. You cannot be blamed for arriving at that conclusion because its entire body is rickety. And when you are done writing it off, the car gives you a shocker. Not only does it start, it drives away with the excess load humped on it.

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The car trunk is almost touching the ground

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There is the tendency to think that the car was able to move by chance, but that is not the case. It is a clear case of judging a book by its cover. Although the exterior of the car is nothing to write home about, its engine is still in a relatively good condition. It is probably even better than some cars that look new.

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The overloaded car drives away gallantly 

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One thing is certain though – the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) will not allow such a car to ply Nigerian roads because it does not look roadworthy. The owner would have to work on the body to be able to move around freely in it.

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Chris Odogwu

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Chris Odogwu is a Content Writer and Journalist. He holds a bachelor's degree in Mass Communication from University of Jos and a master's degree in Mass Communication from University of Lagos. His works have been published in top local and international publications including Forbes, HuffPost, ThriveGlobal, TheNextScoop and Nigeria360 among others. A member of the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR), the thrill he gets from writing about exotic cars feels almost the same as riding in them.

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