Rickshaw drivers waiting for customers in Beijing. Despite the risks, many say it is still a worthwhile occupation. Photo: AFP Rickshaw drivers waiting for customers in Beijing. Despite the risks, many say it is still a worthwhile occupation. Photo: AFP
Rickshaw drivers waiting for customers in Beijing. Despite the risks, many say it is still a worthwhile occupation. Photo: AFP

Keeping their heads down: the daily struggle of life as a Beijing rickshaw driver

Despite the risk of heavy fines and the confiscation of their rickshaws by police, drivers say it is still a worthwhile job

Rickshaw drivers waiting for customers in Beijing. Despite the risks, many say it is still a worthwhile occupation. Photo: AFP Rickshaw drivers waiting for customers in Beijing. Despite the risks, many say it is still a worthwhile occupation. Photo: AFP
Rickshaw drivers waiting for customers in Beijing. Despite the risks, many say it is still a worthwhile occupation. Photo: AFP
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