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Police car to patrol on Xiamen BRT bridges for serious emergencies

Updated: 18 Aug 2015
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A police car with armed police officers starts patrolling BRT bridges in Xiamen starting August 14.
   
The patrol car will only respond to serious emergencies that disrupt the normal operation of the BRT system, and is equipped with four armed police officers, as well as a set of emergency tools including lifesaving equipment, window-breaking equipment, inspection equipment and police stop sticks armed with tyre-piercing nails. The police officers are also armed with sub-machine guns, Beretta 92 pistols and shields. 
  





The patrol car is equipped with four armed police officers, as well as a set of emergency tools including lifesaving equipment, window-breaking equipment, inspection equipment and police stop sticks armed with tyre-piercing nails.
    
The police car will observe the BRT speed limit at 60km/h and will overtake other vehicles only when there are emergencies and overtaking is necessary.
 
As this new operation is still in its pilot phase, only one police car will be involved for now.
 
In the past, local police had two ways to reach the sites -- one was by driving under the BRT bridge and the other, by BRT buses. The first method however, is affected by traffic on the ground while the second is restricted by the speed of the bus and is not easy to carry emergency equipment.
  
SOURCE: WOX Team
 
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TheHumanFly Commented on 23 Aug 2015
Next will be martial law and curfews.