Tuesday, February 10, 2009

Oh China!

Apparently you have to be a smarty pants to take the Driver's test in China. You are given a study booklet of 800 questions, 100 of which will be on the test. Not all are even related to driving: If someone's intestines are protruding from an open abdominal wound, should you: A. Put them back in place; B. Do nothing; or, C. Cover them with some kind of container and fasten it around the body?

Plus, you need to ace at least 90 of the questions to pass. Not to mention the bizarro eye exam that you take by reading the panel's reflection through a mirror.


Oh, the kicker? Last year alone, 73,500 people were killed and 304,000 injured in traffic accidents in China.

Welcome to China's roads, among the most dangerous in the world.

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