Here's some advice about Driving in Slovakia that cracked me up, from Slovensko.com: Your Guide to Slovakia. Driving in Slovakia is fairly safe, they say, however:
"The pedestrians have priority on zebra crossing and they usually use this right to the fullest extent, crossing the road without watching for approaching cars. They may be committing suicide, but you will be charged with manslaughter.
"You should also pay attention to some rare 'brave' men in strong cars who think the road belongs to them. However, this phenomenon appears worldwide."