The other day posted an article and video about how much it cost me to travel outside on my own for 475 days in one car. Many of you have come to ask me how the road conditions are in Tibet and Qinghai. Can a car go? Can you drive a car to Tibet? How many times have you been fined for taking so many national roads? There are even people who say I will definitely be fined badly.
I don't know why in their perception would think that the roads in Tibet, Yunnan, Guizhou and Qinghai are bad, think that cars can't go into Tibet, and think that national roads will have awesome fines. Is it from what people say or what they figure out? It may also be misled by some people on the Internet. There are always some people on the Internet in order to flow in order to brag about their ability to always exaggerate some things, always saying how tough these places, how difficult the road, so that those who have not experienced the cognitive error, these people are actually quite harmful. There are also some of the above problems that may have existed a decade or two ago, and now with the rapid development of China's economy, many of the problems have been solved long ago.
For example, the road in Tibet used to be mostly dirt road, the road condition is very poor, there are a lot of "rubbing board road", very bumpy. And because of the high altitude, the route is long, especially into the Tibetan part of the road is more treacherous a rainy season is easy to be washed away, so people are daunted, talk about the fear. But now the road into Tibet have been improved, even in the rainy season occurred some sections collapse and section damage will be quickly repaired. Now the national highway 317 from the Naqu has been repaired to the shizhenhe, the whole concrete road, in addition to the high altitude, the other no problem. About the road conditions in Ali area I have a special set of video introduction, you can go to see.
Yunnan's roads are mostly mountain roads, especially in the Lincang area of the mountain road called S-class highway, really like S, and is left a curve right a curve, you and a snake like a day of pan dizzy still did not go out much farther. Driving on such a road, I would stop for a while to rest because I made myself dizzy. In Yunnan, try to take the national and provincial roads, although more curves, but the road condition is good, the road is also relatively wide. Other side roads are not only curvy, but also long and narrow, and the wrong car will be looking for a long day to pass.
Guizhou is known as the land without three flat places, before the traffic is closed and poor and backward, but in recent decades the development of highways here is rapid, the completion of a world-class bridge to make the city and the city closer, Guizhou's highway mileage is currently ranked fifth in the country, so the road condition is no problem. There are also many mountain roads here, but because the mountains here are taller than those in Yunnan, the turns are not as sharp as those in Yunnan, and the bends are not as many as those in Yunnan. There are obviously more cars on the road in Guizhou than in Yunnan.
As for whether it is okay or not for me to travel in a sedan? You think about the local life are driving what car ah? Are they all SUVs are four-wheel drive off-road vehicles? You go to Tibet to see, the streets of the SUV, large off-road vehicles are mostly foreigners to travel to drive, most of the local life is used by cars. People's local cars can run, your can not run? Some people think there is no sedan sold there, how possible ah, where the country does not sell cars ah.
In some look not very good road, I will observe the past car, if you see a car running I will follow, people can pass the car no reason I can not pass ah.
I don't know why there are some people who think the fines on state highways are so bad, they think I should have gotten so many tickets from running on them all the time that I must not shell out a few thousand dollars. I really don't know what the basis of their thinking is, probably often see some cars on the Internet to be fined, but most of those are mostly trucks, and they are also overloaded. I drive a car as long as they do not exceed the speed limit, they punish me for what? And the general car on the national highway is quite a lot, want me to speed I can not exceed ah.
I walked the 50,000 kilometers, there are three violations, two are speeding on the highway in Guangxi, once the speed limit of 80 I drove to more than 90, once the speed limit of 100, I drove to more than 110. Not that I do not comply with the traffic order ah, it is really there is some chaos in the speed limit, navigation and the actual road is different, the road speed limit you do not see a glance on the over, and then, to the front of the service area when the traffic police will stop, I said no speed ah, according to the navigation on the drive, they said I have speed limit signs on the roadside, who let you do not look at the road, listen to the navigation. They record your information into the network, and then you go online to pay the fee, rather than automatically recorded online. Alas, it feels like a pit. Two speeding penalty of 200, a total of 6 points deducted from me. If you take the highway in Guangxi really need to pay attention, I was in Guangxi when the speed limit on the Internet trolled there. There is also a violation is in Hainan's Haikou city roadside parking penalty of 100. other than a fine.
Because all of my car inside the back seat full of storage boxes, someone said I was carrying cargo will be inspected and fined, I have encountered a lot of inspections along the way, but never said my car put things do not meet the requirements. What I put here is not considered cargo but my belongings, and in the car is not blocking the view, so it is not considered a violation. When those traffic police or military brother check to see that I am alone, will tell me to drive carefully, pay attention to safety, very warm oh.
Society is developing and times are progressing, maybe yesterday's understanding will change today, the world outside is changing every moment. So don't just stay at home, only looking at their own little side of the sky to imagine the outside world, and don't be a fan of the clouds. It's actually very simple to go out and see, as long as you take a step on it. I look forward to everyone seeing the gorgeous world outside.
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