The percentage of privately owned cars in PNG is low compared to western countries so finding transport is a constant challenge for many people.
PMVs stop regularly at stops -
Can you guess what PMV stands for?,
….other people rely on friends and their village vehicles to get around.It is illegal in PNG to ride in the front of a vehicle without your seat belt on. In the back you just have to hang on I guess. There have been some shocking accidents as you can imagine, as the chances of surviving a collision if you were riding in the back are quite slim.