New Road Rules... Passenger Helmets

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New Road Rules... Passenger Helmets

Post by CEOCambodiaNews » Mon Dec 08, 2014 7:05 pm

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The 92-article law stipulates mandatory helmet use for all motorbike passengers, including all children above the age of three. Under the current law, only drivers are required to wear helmets.

The new law also aims to tackle the endemic problem of overloaded motorbikes, with a maximum of two adults and one child to be allowed to ride at any one time.

Drunk drivers are also being targeted. Those caught with a blood alcohol content of more than 0.08 per cent will face a hefty minimum fine of $200, up from just $6.25 under the current law. They could also be sentenced to between one and six months in prison if convicted.
Mmmmmm... sweaty used motodop "spare" helmets.
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Re: New Road Rules... Passenger Helmets

Post by Anchor Moy » Tue Dec 09, 2014 6:50 pm

CEOCambodiaNews wrote:http://www.phnompenhpost.com/post-weeke ... -road-toll
The 92-article law stipulates mandatory helmet use for all motorbike passengers, including all children above the age of three. Under the current law, only drivers are required to wear helmets.

The new law also aims to tackle the endemic problem of overloaded motorbikes, with a maximum of two adults and one child to be allowed to ride at any one time.

Drunk drivers are also being targeted. Those caught with a blood alcohol content of more than 0.08 per cent will face a hefty minimum fine of $200, up from just $6.25 under the current law. They could also be sentenced to between one and six months in prison if convicted.
Mmmmmm... sweaty used motodop "spare" helmets.
Mmmmm... and those sweaty drunk cops... :bad:
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Re: New Road Rules... Passenger Helmets

Post by vladimir » Wed Dec 10, 2014 11:59 am

Yet another unenforced/unenforceable law. Only good for robbery season/before festivals.
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Re: New Road Rules... Passenger Helmets

Post by vladimir » Wed Dec 10, 2014 6:36 pm

I wonder when the genius who is minister of transport will realise that it's dangerous for people to drive at night with their lights off?
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Re: New Road Rules... Passenger Helmets

Post by Francis » Wed Dec 10, 2014 7:01 pm

Khmer logic does not allow such a conclusion. Driving at night with the lights off = saving gasoline, and that of course is perfectly legal :lol:
Und der Haifisch der hat Tränen
Und die laufen vom Gesicht
Doch der Haifisch lebt im Wasser
So die Tränen sieht man nicht

In der Tiefe ist es einsam
Und so manche Träne fliesst
Und so kommt es dass das Wasser
In den Meeren salzig ist
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Re: New Road Rules... Passenger Helmets

Post by vladimir » Wed Dec 10, 2014 7:06 pm

Here is a challenge to keep you busy for eternity: define Khmer logic.

*caveat: the use of the words oxymoron/waterbullomoron is not permitted
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Re: New Road Rules... Passenger Helmets

Post by Francis » Wed Dec 10, 2014 7:20 pm

:D Back to the topic. So now everybody has to wear helmets.....so far so good, but it's a mystery to me that they have never realized that these cheap $ 10 to $ 15 helmets crack and produce sharp splinters if you just drop 'em from a height of 1 meter.

If they wore that one they surely would achieve a better protection.

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Und der Haifisch der hat Tränen
Und die laufen vom Gesicht
Doch der Haifisch lebt im Wasser
So die Tränen sieht man nicht

In der Tiefe ist es einsam
Und so manche Träne fliesst
Und so kommt es dass das Wasser
In den Meeren salzig ist
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Re: New Road Rules... Passenger Helmets

Post by taabarang » Wed Dec 10, 2014 8:01 pm

Any Cambodian will tell you that you do not buy a helmet to protect you in an accident, but from the police.
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Re: New Road Rules... Passenger Helmets

Post by Francis » Wed Dec 10, 2014 8:05 pm

So true.......and so lethal.
Und der Haifisch der hat Tränen
Und die laufen vom Gesicht
Doch der Haifisch lebt im Wasser
So die Tränen sieht man nicht

In der Tiefe ist es einsam
Und so manche Träne fliesst
Und so kommt es dass das Wasser
In den Meeren salzig ist
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Re: New Road Rules... Passenger Helmets

Post by StroppyChops » Wed Dec 10, 2014 9:32 pm

Question: is it immoral to stiff arm freshie boys as they fly past, if they haven't yet cut you off?
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