Originally Posted by AndrewRogers
On my first trip to Beijing I was in the back of a car from the airport to the city proper, well one of the ring roads, anyway and a van only missed my car by metres and ended up plowing into the one behind us. The driver turned to smile at me and kept driving as if nothing had happened :-S
Too bad it wasn't you getting rear-ended. The guy might have been drunk and then you could have forced a couple of bribes out of the counterparty! Ahh China...
In any case, I think this sort of high speed mayhem is impossible in Beijing these days since traffic seems to move slower than the pedestrians.