According to Article 32 of the Vietnamese Law on Road Traffic, pedestrians may cross the road at a traffic light, a specific road marking, or otherwise when it is “safe” to cross. You can’t walk over a median strip, and if you are a child under seven you can only cross traffic if you’re with an adult.
Are there speed limits in Vietnam?
The maximum permitted speed of vehicles is 90 km/h for cars, up to 30 seats; 80 km/h if it has more than 30 seats in double-track roads; If a two-way road has no median strip, a one-way road has 1 motor vehicle lane, the corresponding speeds of vehicles are 80km/h and 70km/h.
Why is traffic so bad in Vietnam?
Too many of Vietnam’s roads are too narrow with too many potholes. Many roads are so narrow that cars and trucks are forced to drive in the middle of the roadway. When automobiles meet an oncoming vehicle, it’s the motorbikes and bicycles around them who are forced off the road.
What country has no traffic laws?
In Haiti, there is no meaningful enforcement of any set of traffic rules. Virtually all road space could be called “shared” — pedestrians, motorcycles, and four-wheel vehicles use the same space everywhere; only the largest intersections have traffic lights; there are no crosswalks and almost no stop signs.
Can you drink and drive in Vietnam?
The Law on Preventing Alcohol’s Harmful Effects, which took effect January 1, doubled penalties for violations. The new law punishes the mere presence of alcohol in one’s system. Fines could go up to VND40 million for car drivers and VND8 million for motorbike riders.
What state has no speed limit?
Hawaii has the overall lowest speed limits in the United States. Rural and urban interstates in Hawaii have a speed limit of 60 miles per hour and other roads are posted at 45 miles per hour.
Is traffic in Vietnam bad?
Traffic in Vietnam is chaotic. Traffic accidents occur frequently. The most common victims are motorbike riders and pedestrians. At least 30 people die each day from transportation-related injuries and many more are injured, often with traumatic head injuries.
How do traffic problems affect tourism industry in Vietnam?
The WB report quoted a survey which found 42.7 percent of international visitors to Vietnam said unsafe traffic was among the worst travel experiences, while 24.7 percent said they were cheated by tourism businesses. 22.4 percent of foreigners complained of trouble with local vendors, it added.
What is public transport like in Vietnam?
Buses are the main mode of transport for locals in Vietnam, but travellers tend to prefer planes, trains and automobiles. Train Reasonably priced and comfortable enough in air-conditioned carriages (and sleepers). But note there are no real express trains.
Why does Bhutan have no traffic lights?
Bhutan is the only country in the world that doesn’t have a single traffic light in its capital city. Instead, policemen in Thimphu stand at major intersections and direct traffic. Supposedly a set was installed, and then quickly removed, because the Bhutanese preferred the policemen.
What country is it illegal to have a dirty car?
Russia. The host nation definitely has some weird laws which its citizens have to abide by, and keeping their cars clean is one of them! This is because, in Russia, cleanliness is considered close to Godliness, so the residents can be fined for having a dirty car.