daily menu » rate the banner | guess the city | one on oneforums map | privacy policy | DMCA | news magazine | posting guidelines

Go Back   SkyscraperCity > Infrastructure and Mobility Forums > Highways & Autobahns

Highways & Autobahns All about automobility



Global Announcement

As a general reminder, please respect others and respect copyrights. Go here to familiarize yourself with our posting policy.


Reply

 
Thread Tools
Old September 27th, 2014, 03:31 AM   #121
Bearhawke
Bearhawke
 
Join Date: Sep 2014
Location: Bullhead City, Az
Posts: 4
Likes (Received): 4

Quote:
Originally Posted by Attus View Post
In Hungary police has the very same name as in the communist ages: Rendőrség. However it is not a word of slavic origin and has nothing to di with militzia or politzia. Literally it means "guards of order".
Although some of the Hungarian patrol cars did say 'Police' on them as well..........
Bearhawke no está en línea   Reply With Quote

Sponsored Links
Old September 27th, 2014, 04:40 AM   #122
Kanadzie
Registered User
 
Kanadzie's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2014
Posts: 2,377
Likes (Received): 748

Quote:
Originally Posted by Bearhawke View Post
Question: was there any specific reason that the Russian police would run American (Canadian) cars; especially large sedans vs. locally made vehicles or at least something German i.e. BMW or Mercedes?
I think they are extremely rare, I heard about them in late 90's, around when that CV in picture was made (1998-1999 model), but look in any Russian dashcam video, all police cars are Russian-made Lada Samara, Niva or Ford Focus...
Kanadzie no está en línea   Reply With Quote
Old September 27th, 2014, 10:37 AM   #123
nbcee
Machiavellian travesty
 
nbcee's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2013
Location: "The freest farm between Zágon and Fiume"
Posts: 2,450
Likes (Received): 14019

Quote:
Originally Posted by Bearhawke View Post
Although some of the Hungarian patrol cars did say 'Police' on them as well..........
...for foreigners to recognise them.
__________________
The promise of Nbcee will always remain, that fighting for his sake is the ultimate gain

Emperor of Bir Tawil and the Nbcee farmlands
Demigod of DLM
nbcee no está en línea   Reply With Quote


Reply

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Related topics on SkyscraperCity


All times are GMT +2. The time now is 08:55 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions Inc.
Feedback Buttons provided by Advanced Post Thanks / Like (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2018 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.

vBulletin Optimisation provided by vB Optimise (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2018 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.

SkyscraperCity ☆ In Urbanity We trust ☆ about us | privacy policy | DMCA policy

tech management by Sysprosium