Well, this looks Hanoi-ing.

Vietnamese traffic lieutenant Nguyen Manh Phan pulled over a bus driver in Hanoi for driving on the wrong side of the road. Instead of cooperating, the driver refused to show his papers and decided instead to flee the scene.

The officer, though, wasn't keen on seeing driver Phung Hong Phuong get away so easily, so he positioned himself in front of the bus. When the bus began moving, the officer grabbed hold of the windshield wipers and hung on for dear life.

The bus driver did eventually pull over about a kilometer down the road after more officers and civilians pursued, but not before the incident was caught on tape.

Now, having personally visited the country in the last year, believe me when I tell you that traffic laws almost completely go unenforced and everyone drives on the wrong side of the road in Vietnam. In other words, this person must really have been driving dangerously to be singled out. What's more, he had been released from prison in 2010 for his part in a fatal traffic accident.

The video, along with a news report on the incident, can be seen by scrolling down.




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      space
      • 2 Years Ago
      Give that man a steak and a cake! He's a trooper. Also, mad props to the maker of that bus for making some boss windshield wipers.
      joe
      • 2 Years Ago
      in communist vietnam you don't ride bus, bus ride you!
      theharpyeagle
      • 2 Years Ago
      That's one brave copper!! He would be a guaranteed goner if he loses foot hold and falls under the bus. And......................what foothold??
      cc
      • 2 Years Ago
      That is just odd.
      Trent
      • 2 Years Ago
      To me it just looks like he is holding on to find a safe place to pull over.
      QCRamAir
      • 2 Years Ago
      I guess we shouldn't hold our breath for an edit feature when apparently even the article authors/AB employees don't have one.
      IBx27
      • 2 Years Ago
      He's got big balls. His wife must love him long time.
      Maddoxx
      • 2 Years Ago
      In Vietnam where no one follows the rules of the road when a communist cop stops you they are usually trying to fine you.. and when I say fine I mean extort you for cash for their pockets.
        art
        • 2 Years Ago
        @Maddoxx
        Same as in the US, except they use your ticket money to fund their gas and uniform expenses in order to issue more tickets. Capitalism at its finest.
          Maddoxx
          • 2 Years Ago
          @art
          lol another socialist confusing capitalism for socialism
        Alex Butti
        • 2 Years Ago
        @Maddoxx
        Nice ! It sounds like Mexico :)
      • 2 Years Ago
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