There are over 4 Million bikes in Ha Noi...
The number of motorbikes in Vietnam has grown at an astonishing pace, driven by the country’s
economic growth. According to official statistics, there were about 4 million motorbikes in all of Vietnam in 1996; today, there are about that many in Hanoi alone. There are currently around 39 million motorbikes nationwide, meaning that if we exclude the very old and the very young, practically every Vietnamese owns a motorbike.
also often carry cargo, adding to the chaos. Motorcyclists can be distracted as they balance flat-screen television sets, crates of beer or large sacks of artificial flowers, almost anything can be carried on a motorbike.