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China tries to put the brakes on speeding drivers with fake police cars

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Police in China are trying out a new method to incite drivers to slow down. They have pasted photos of patrol cars on cut-out billboards, which they station by the side of the road.

 

These fake police cars, which have been deployed along the Beijing-Hong-Kong-Macao Expressway, come complete with red and blue lights and a screen that reads: “We’re monitoring your driving speed.”

 

Vidéo originally published on Youku.

 

So far, according to China’s police, their trickery seems to be more effective at night than during the day…

 

Photos published on Shanghaiist.com.