Tue, August 25, 2009

War on drink driving

Hundreds of drunken drivers nabbed by police

More than 3,000 motorists across the nation were caught driving under the influence of alcohol last weekend, including 435 drunken drivers. Full story

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Time we stopped spilling blood on streets

The Hangzhou government has got red-and-yellow hearts painted on the city's major zebra crossings to drive more driving sense into drivers.

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