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toll-free highways blocked on Chinese National Day

The first October is China National Day, and in 2012, the day is also ancient Chinese lunar calendar August 15th, which is a traditional Mid-Autumn joyful festival called “reunited stanza". It is estimated that half Chinese people, meaning 0.7 billion, will go out for trip on this occasion.

The holiday will last 8 days, Chinese government ordered that all highways, which are total more than 80 thousands kilometers, go toll-free during the holiday for small private cars. Then the first day, from the middle night of 30th of Sept. lots of highways became car parking, lots people spent their first day of holiday on highways.

On the road, people sleeping, exercising, walking dogs, even playing tennis.

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Added: Oct-1-2012 Occurred On: Oct-1-2012
By: yushengok
World News
Tags: China, national day, middle autum day, highway jam, traffic,
Location: China (load item map)
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