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Sunday, March 19, 2006

It Could Easily Happen Here .....

Chinese jaywalkers beware, your boss might punish you

BEIJING (AFP) - Jaywalkers in China beware. Crossing the street against the lights could lead to punishments at work, including being deliberately overlooked for a promotion and a loss of salary bonuses.

A draft traffic regulation in the eastern city of Nanjing, Jiangsu province, proposes that people repeatedly caught jaywalking or riding bikes through red traffic lights be reported to their employers, state media said Friday.

"Under the new rules, work promotions and bonuses could be denied for employees who are repeatedly reported for jaywalking," the China Daily reported.

China's law on road safety states that every work unit or company has the responsibility to educate their staff on traffic regulations, an official at Nanjing's traffic administration bureau told the paper.

"We are seeking cooperation with each (work) unit for a more efficient way of combating jaywalking," the official surnamed Zhang said........

The rest of this article is here: YahooNews

Now that's something Tony Blair hasn't thought of yet ......
.... but give him time ......

posted by summersun70 at 11:13 PM

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