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IMG_0085These scooters are everywhere in Seoul; they deliver fast food and other packages at any hour of the night, serve as work vehicles and are also some peoples form of personal transport.

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Not only during peak traffic hours but all throughout the day and night, as a resident you have to be alert, ready to avoid the dodgy drivers. They will make full speed, left turns from the invented, right hand lane, of a  6 lane intersection, come against traffic and zip up a curb-cut and continue on the sidewalk, slaloming through pedestrians.

With the aggressive driving style delivery drivers have adopted i’m surprised the death toll isn’t higher. Not surprisingly, accidents do happen. I caught this one a few weeks back.

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Are there no traffic laws regulating these motorbikes? do cops just not care? I don’t get it.

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