In pictures: Ivory Coast's all-women traffic police
Members of the all-women brigade of traffic police
A traffic police officer directs traffic on a road in Pyongyang Dec. 2, 2016Believed to be hand-picked for their looks, Pyongyang's female traffic police are a familiar sight at intersections around the capital, where traffic volumes have noticeably increased in recent years.
They’ll also be allowed to drive trucks and motorbikes when the ban on driving licences for women is lifted next year.In just a few short months, women in Saudi Arabia will be legally allowed to get behind the wheel—and that’s not the only thing.
New Delhi 574 #drunkdrivers caught on 31st: paper bags to stop them in 2013:After using the tried and tested method of cracking the whip and prosecuting 574 #drunkdrivers on New Year’s Eve, the traffic police will try an unconventional technique to spread awareness in 2013. In a bid to dissuade Delhiites from driving under the influence out with a paper bag, which features facts and figures about the outcome of drunk driving, as well as news articles about fatal accidents.
Five people were killed when a city bus ploughed into a pedestrian underpass in western Moscow on Monday, traffic police said. It was not immediately clear what caused the accident as authorities said.