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Traffic offenders punished by being made to stare into headlights

/ 02:18 PM November 03, 2016
traffic violators stare at full beam headlights

A traffic violator is made to sit in front of the police vehicle while staring at the full beeam headlights.  Image Sina.com.cn

Traffic offenders in China are given a taste of their own medicine as a new punishment has them staring at headlights in full beam for a whole minute.

Violators of the traffic headlight rules regarding when and where it is viable to have headlights in full beam are made to sit on a stool for one minute while staring into blinding headlights set to full beam, reports South China Morning Post.

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They are also fined 300 yuan (roughly P2,140), as well as made to recite regulations regarding when full-beam headlights should be safely used.

Netizens have mostly given positive feedback for this new punishment, especially considering the accidents that have occurred due to drivers being dazzled by full-beam headlights.

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Authorities normally dock points off drivers’ licenses for breaching regulations, or fine them from 100 to several hundred yuan depending on the gravity of their indiscretion.  Alfred Bayle/rga

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