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Buckle up on minibuses!

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    rani is offline Administrator
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    Pokfulam, Hong Kong

    Buckle up on minibuses!

    Beginning August 1, if the minibus you're riding has seatbelts, make sure you buckle yours up for safety.

    Under a new law, anyone who doesn't buckle up on a minibus - if it has seatbelts - will be subject to a maximum fine of $5,000 and three months' imprisonment.

    Drivers may refuse to drive if a passenger will not wear a seat belt. This causes inconvenience to all the other passengers, too.

    Each seat belt must be used by one person at a time. If two kids take up one seat and count as one adult, only one of you have to wear the seat belt.

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    Teknoluv is offline Banned
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    The recent SERIOUS minibus accident says it all. People (drivers and passengers alike) who don't wear seatbelts are simply stupid.

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    mammalicious is offline Registered User
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    hong kong

    with the way some of those minibus drivers drive ... who wouldn't wear a belt!?!?!?! I took my dad on one while he came to HK to visit and after 1 ride, he swore off minibuses the rest of the time. And he loves public transport!!!!!!!!! He wouldn't stop cursing the whole ride from Happy Valley to Causeway Bay.

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