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  1. Get this show off the road

    Posted Jul 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Peter Kammerer Here's a big shout-out to the two thoughtful drivers involved in a little ding on Leighton Road in Causeway Bay the other day. I was on a bus half a dozen blocks away, rushing to work. I'm rarely late, but thanks to your understan ...

  2. Talkback

    Posted Jun 29th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of direction at a junction is between straight ahead or left (or occasionally straight ahead or right), drivers do not signal, yet I have never seen a traffic police officer stop a car ... I have five questions and comments for the police commissioner: Why are cyclists allowed to ride across red traffic lights, ride the wrong way up one-way streets, and even ride on the wrong side ...

  3. Mainland cars are no menace, crash data says

    Posted Feb 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Anita Lam anita.lam@scmp.com Locally registered, right-hand-drive cars were involved in five times as many accidents in Hong Kong as left-hand-drive cars from the mainland over the past ... left-hand-drive vehicles were more dangerous than local cars. She rejected arguments that cite safety and pollution as reasons to continue limits on mainland cars. Cheng was responding to a call ...

  4. Hate campaigners on the wrong track

    Posted Feb 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... prohibitive toll charges, it has to be used by as much traffic as possible. Under the current cross-border vehicle licensing arrangement, however, the Transport and Housing Bureau estimates that the bridge could be used at only half its capacity 20 years after it opens. A pilot scheme to increase cross-border traffic before it opens therefore seems a sensible idea. Sadly, it has triggered ...

  5. Speed king hails taxis when in HK

    Posted Mar 16th 2007, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... left-hand drive or right-hand drive, no problem.' Also at the event was Doha Games gold medal windsurfer Chan King-yin, who said he plans to marry in December. ...

  6. Footdown

    Posted Jul 01st 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... traffic can lull us into thinking we're better drivers than we are. When we test-drive in Europe, we can take a while to get used to driving on the right, the speed and courtesy ... to drive are scenic, safe, exciting in terms of car manoeuvring and free of traffic,' Chan says. Staff will handle parking, car security, refuelling, maintenance and cleaning, he says. ...

  7. New entry plan for mainland cars

    Posted Feb 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of left-hand driving and Hong Kong's right-hand driving. 'A good thing about Hong Kong's traffic is that there is almost always a car in front of you to remind you of the correct lane ... in the city and on the mainland also differ in other respects. For instance, vehicles on the mainland are allowed to turn right when there is no traffic, even when the traffic lights are red. ...

  8. Property - Hong Kong & China - BRICKS & MORTAR

    Left hand fights right hand to push home prices up

    Posted Jun 18th 2013, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... Yvonne Liu Measures taken by the government to try to solve housing problems contradict each other Left hand fights right hand to push home prices up It seems that when it comes to the problems of the housing market, the government's left hand does not know what its right hand is doing. Otherwise the measures taken to try to solve the market's problems would ...

  9. Bridge traffic already running into problems

    Posted Apr 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... of getting traffic onto it. Just five years before its scheduled opening, the most rudimentary of schemes, trialling of a cross-border permit at a single checkpoint, has seemingly stalled. The ad hoc ... If the bridge is going to pay off, it has to be used by as much traffic as possible. Allowing a free flow across both sides of the border would immediately open the possibility of 7.4 million vehicles. ...

  10. Left-handed youngsters face a range of problems at school that can be avoided

    Posted Jul 17th 2011, 12:00am

    ... be left-handed with a dominant right foot and right eye. This can cause co-ordination problems in racquet sports but can be advantageous in other sports such as gymnastics and running because the body ... transferring an idea or concept to paper. Despite the increase in availability of equipment such as non-smudge pens and specially designed scissors, left-handed children still live in a right ...




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