Ho Chi Minh City to get rid of ‘zombie’ motorbikes

Authorities in Ho Chi Minh City are set to launch a campaign to clear the streets of old, unlicensed, poorly maintained motorbikes, which they say are a traffic safety risk.

Motorbike cleanup campaign on the way in Ho Chi Minh City.

Motorbike cleanup campaign on the way in Ho Chi Minh City. Image by rob.sandbach / CC BY 2.0

In a city teeming with motorbikes, many such ageing vehicles have been in use for decades, with owners unable to maintain them. The campaign will run in early February, with a focus on reckless drivers and overloaded bikes. Read more: thanhniennews.com

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