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So near, yet so feared: life in the fast lane

Driven to distraction:A taxi driver catches up on the day's news at 60km/h.

The purpose of this column is - apart from allowing me to re-live some of my most memor-able mainland moments - to illustrate how completely un-scary it is across the border for non-mainlanders.

Friday, 31 August, 2012, 6:02pm

City Digest

Man dies after car plunges down slope

A 30-year-old car driver died when he lost control of his car and it crashed into a rail and fell down a slope. The man was driving along Pok Fu Lam Road towards Western when the accident happened. Fireman cut the seriously injured man out of his car and he was sent to Queen Mary Hospital where he was declared dead.

2 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Unfit bus drivers a 'time bomb' on roads

Unfit bus drivers whose health is not properly monitored are a 'time bomb' on the streets, a road safety watchdog warned after a fatal crash in which a driver fainted at the wheel.

The Road Safety Council made the warning yesterday after a woman was killed and five others injured when a double-decker ran out of control and rammed into a bus stop in Tuen Mun.

4 Jun 2012 - 12:00am


Universities are places, not brands

It is disheartening to see a renewed push to attract, if that is the right word, so-called top universities to set up shop here ('Hong Kong risks losing the global education race', May 29).

1 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Towering above the rest

An intelligent parking tower has begun trial operations in Xiamen, the first of its kind in Fujian province.

With a height of 50 metres, the car park has 25 levels and capacity for 50 cars.

The parking and collection of cars is automatic.

After the driver checks in, the car will be taken to a vacant parking space within the tower.

28 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

First arrest under new drug-drive regulations

Police have made their first arrest of a driver suspected to be under the influence of an illegal drug since a drug-driving law came into effect last week.

The driver, 33, was also the first person in the city to be subject to a new five-part impairment test to see whether he was influenced by drugs.

24 Mar 2012 - 12:00am