In yet another sign of how China is losing its edge, Shenzhen police are now giving motorists protective glasses before making them stare straight into a pair of blinding headlights for one minute.
In recent years, Shenzhen traffic cops have regularly been administering this kind of punishment to drivers caught improperly using their high beams at night — forcing those motorists to truly see the error of their ways.
While the vast majority of netizens have been more than supportive of this rather radical policing policy, it has caused a bit of controversy in the past, which has apparently led to Shenzhen police equipping themselves with a range of protective glasses. Earlier this week, they showed off some of the eyewear choices available to misbehaving motorists on a Weibo post.
Drivers abusing their high beam lights at night is a serious problem on China’s roadways. To fight back, some motorists have resorted to installing spooky decals on the back of their vehicles to give drivers a fright they won’t soon forget. For good reason, this is also against the law.
[Images via Weibo]
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