Blog: Graeme RobertsU-turn, Chinese style

Graeme Roberts | 11 July 2011

Sick of waiting for traffic to clear so you can make that U-turn?

One Chinese driver recently came up with an interesting way to achieve this.

I don't speak a word of Chinese so no idea if the subject of the video is the (skilful, it must be said) driver (nb the co-driver helping with 'navigation') or a witness.

Love to know if the local police had a word. The apparently relaxed attitiude of the pedestrians is amazing; imagine if this was in Italy or Spain.



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