30 Nov '17, 10am

via @ChannelNewsAsia

A Chinese man who redrew road markings in an attempt to make his commute to and from home faster has been fined RMB 1,000 (S$200), reports said. Cai Zhi Gang, 28, was often stuck in a traffic jam while taking the bus home, Sina.com reported. The native of Lianyungang in Jiangsu province decided to take matters into his own hands by changing the left turning lane at a major junction to one that also lets vehicles go straight. Armed with white paint and a brush, he drew an additional arrow on the road. Reports said that when police officers stopped him, he told them that there were fewer cars on the left turning lane, while the other road lanes were often congested. Adding the arrow would let the vehicles going straight move faster, he reportedly said. Cai Zhi Gang is questioned by police. (Photo: Sina.com) Advertisement Advertisement Traffic police said that his action coul...

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