Vietnam debates design of helmets for ethnic women with high buns

TUOI TRE NEWS

Updated : 08/28/2015 17:02 GMT + 7

Wearing helmet is compulsory for all motorcycle drivers in Vietnam, but following such a rule is not quite an easy task for women of some ethnic minority groups, who wear high buns as a centuries-old custom.

The question whether there should be a helmet exclusively designed for such Vietnamese ethnic women has sparked off a heated debate between the National Traffic Safety Committee and the Ministry of Science and Technology, as they met at a conference on the issue in Hanoi on Thursday. Tiếp tục đọc “Vietnam debates design of helmets for ethnic women with high buns”