The App to Help You Drive in China

By Ryan Gandolfo, September 17, 2020

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Ever thought about driving in China? If not, we understand entirely, having witnessed some pretty remarkable things on the roads (and not good things). But if you enjoy a good adventure and would like to see parts of the Middle Kingdom harder to access via train or plane, a car is your best bet.

The first step to driving in China is to get a Chinese driver’s license, which is a relatively easy task if you have a valid driver’s license from your home country. Laowaidrive is a free education app that helps prepare foreign nationals for the driver’s test required in China for those with valid licenses from overseas.

The app offers users a practice exam in nine different languages. In addition, it also gives you a breakdown of how to register for the exam as well as offering applicants a service to get their documents translated and notarized.

Even if you don’t have any intention on renting or buying a vehicle, having a license can come in handy in case your friend suffers an allergic reaction while on the highway to Hunan. Laowaidrive will help save you in that more-common-than-you-think situation.

Laowaidrive is available for iOS and Android users.

[Cover image via Unsplash]

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