Henry B is a former journalist and current associate creative director for a Minneapolis-based web media company. He published this highly entertaining post about traffic in Beijing on his So I'm Going To China blog:
As I may have mentioned before, traffic in Beijing is its own art form. The city is adding thousands of cars per - I don't even know, week? Which means you have a healthy mix of people who have never driven before interspersed with people who should never have been driving in the first place.
To introduce you to the intricacies of Beijing driving, I will start with a relatively simple concept: the left turn. [Full Text]