I am sure this won't be the first blog on this topic....but here we go.
We've all seen the headlines, and driven under the red banners strung out around the city. We've heard the whining, the complaining, the excuses. But now is judgement day. According to the article 'Nation to dole out swift justice for those spur new helmet law', "beginning December 15, thousands of traffic policemen, special task forces and traffic inspectors will be deployed to supervise the wearing of helmets by all motorists." The fine is $9, or 150,000 VND.
So it was with an intrepid and curious eye I stepped out this morning. Happily there is a 99% compliance on the streets this morning.