Paul French


GOOD Guide: to Daily Life in North Korea

North Korea's four traffic lights and other factoids about one of the world's most secretive countries.

Traffic Lights

Despite having only about 300,000 cars, North Korea takes traffic control seriously. It is unique in having four-color traffic lights (the fourth--for turning right-is blue) and in Pyongyang, a corps of female traffic directors-reportedly hand-picked by Kim Jong Il for their beauty-step in during the power outages.

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