노르웨이의 키스 전용도로

[from BBC]


Norway opens ‘kiss’n’drive’ lanes


A Norwegian hospital has created special “kiss and drive” lanes to allow its staff to kiss loved ones goodbye without blocking ambulances.

St Olav’s Hospital – in the central city of Trondheim – came up with the idea after tiring of the traffic jams near the emergency entrance caused by nurses and doctors canoodling in cars with their spouses before rushing to work.


“A kiss is a good way to start the day,” says the hospital’s brochure that also urges its estimated 5,500 employees not to “get in the way” while they doing it.

Pink hearts are painted on the asphalt to indicate the lanes built on both sides of the road next to the building.


The lanes end about 400 metres from the hospital’s emergency entrance, clearing up the way for ambulances , hospital officials say

“It is important to ease access for patient transport and visitors,” hospital spokeswoman Marit Kvikne told the Associated Press news agency.

“Staff are encouraged to use the kissing lane on their way to and from work,” Ms Kvikne added.


노르웨이의 한 병원에서


병원을 방문하거나, 마중가는 사람들로 붐비는 도로에


아예 배웅과 작별을 위한 키스전용도로를 만들었다는 얘기.



말 그대로 차가 막힐 때는 키스로 스트레스를 해소하라는 키스 전용도로와,


정문 앞의 인도엔 키스 전용거리를 만들어놓았다.



그들이 부러운 건, 복지수준 뿐만 아니라, 사람을 대하는 그들의 사회적 시선이다.





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