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Driving in Korea


(Note: This transcript has been edited for readability.)

"Yes, I've never actually driven myself, and I don't want to [laughing] because it is pretty scary. There's no 'pedestrian-first' kind of thing, it's just whoever goes first. There's always motorcycles weaving around. For my mom, when I went with her for the first time, she almost had a heart attack when she was in the taxi, because he would get so close to the pedestrians. You're trying to cross [the street], when all of a sudden a car comes and stops suddenly. People are yelling all the time and pressing the horn all the time, so it is hectic."

In this video, a service member discusses how driving in South Korea is not for the faint of heart.