Shenzhen, China police posted on social media that drivers who use their headlights inappropriately are being punished by staring into headlights for five minutes.
From Australia Network News:
The post described it as an "appropriate experience" that would make offenders "sense the harm" such use of their headlights could cause...
Violators also have to listen to a police explanation on properly using headlights and pay a fine of 300 yuan ($49), the post said.
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