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Picture of the Day: Car Accident In Korea

» by February 6th, 2014 at 1:37 pm » Comments (34)

A regular ROK Drop reader sent me an email of an accident they were involved in.  I let the reader identify themselves if they want, but here is a description ...more »

The Latest ‘Big Danger’ on Korean Roads

» by July 1st, 2013 at 9:32 pm » Comments (6)

I'm not really sure where to weigh in on this topic. I am pretty sure some US states have laws on the books requiring shoes while operating a vehicle. It ...more »

2011 Statistics of US Military Traffic Related Crime In South Korea

» by March 14th, 2013 at 6:32 pm » Comments (11)

[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="500"] Image from the KIA Flickr site.[/caption] Earlier this week I posted the 2011 statistics for ROK criminal prosecutions of US military servicemembers serving in South Korea.  After ...more »

Are Koreans Really the World’s Worst Drivers?

» by February 17th, 2013 at 6:33 pm » Comments (62)

There has been an ongoing discussion in the Open Thread in regards to Korean drivers being the worst in the world.  Haven driven in many countries I can honestly say ...more »

Crazy Video of Racing South Korean Tow Truck Drivers

» by December 2nd, 2011 at 4:27 pm » Comments (34)

Via 10 Mag comes this video of tow trucks in South Korea racing to be the first to respond to an accident: This is a common problem on Korea's roads where ...more »

Don’t Forget to Renew Your Driver’s Licence Before Coming to Korea

» by April 26th, 2010 at 7:22 am » Comments (2)

This was an issue I see happen a few times with soldier's licenses expiring while in Korea.  However, what I found more common than this was new soldiers PCSing to ...more »

South Korean Passes Driving Test After 950 Tries

» by November 8th, 2009 at 5:37 pm » Comments (13)

The ironic thing about this story is that she will probably be a safer driver than many of the people already driving in Korea: A woman in South Korea who tried ...more »

Korean Woman Fails Driving Test 771 Times

» by February 5th, 2009 at 7:32 am » Comments (8)

I agree with Jim that this bit of news doesn't surprise me in the least: One could say she has the determination ... but lacks the drive. A 68-year-old South Korean woman ...more »

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