China drivers face tougher tests to reduce deaths


BEIJING, Feb 25 (Reuters) - China is rallying to reduce its grim roadway death toll -- the price of poor driving and exploding car demand -- by putting new drivers through tougher training, the China Daily said on Friday. The Ministry of Communications ordered driving schools to increase training hours and make tests harder before granting licenses, the newspaper said. China's roads are the deadliest in the world, largely a result of dangerous drivers who commonly switch lanes without ...

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