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Chinese bus designed to straddle traffic

Posted on August 5, 2010

[IMAGE]Chinese-straddling-bus-full.jpg[/IMAGE]In an effort to save road space and transport people efficiently and at high capacities, a Chinese company has designed a "straddling bus." This 18-foot tall bus, which is about two street lanes wide, operates like a train on wheels, and is so tall that cars can drive right under it. Song Youzhou, the chairman of Shenzhen Hashi Future Parking Equipment Co., which is building the buses, said the vehicle wouldn't get in the way of cars or buses currently on the roads, according to a Discovery.com story. To read the full story, click here.

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