Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Funny Things in China Part II

Many--not all--people in China subscribe to different beliefs about safety than many--not all--people in the United States. One of the ways this manifests itself is in seat belt usage: most people forego them. Not all Chinese cars are Chinese-made, of course, and for some years now most Western car manufacturers have installed sensors in the front seats that use irritating binging noises to goad passengers into wearing their seat belts. So what is a Chinese person to do? Wear a seat belt or deal with a constant binging noise? Perhaps there is another way. As it has been said, necessity is the mother of invention. Behold the invention born of necessity:

These were in the front seat of my friend's car. Problem solved!


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