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Goods vehicles safety enforcement operation starts
     The Police will hold a territory-wide operation starting from tomorrow (March 28) to April 2 to encourage safe driving among goods vehicle drivers.

     During the operation, Police will take stringent enforcement actions against goods vehicles-related offences, with a view to raising drivers’ awareness of road safety.

     According to Police figures, there were 485 traffic accidents involving goods vehicles from January to February, causing 639 casualties and nine fatalities.

     Police spokesman said that the main contributory factors to the accidents were driving inattentively, driving too close to the vehicle in front, careless lane changing, improper or illegal turn, and reversing negligently.

     The Police reminded members of the public that traffic accidents can be fatal. Goods vehicle drivers are urged to obey road traffic regulations, pay attention to road safety and not to use mobile device while driving.

     For more road safety information, please visit the Police website:
Ends/Monday, March 27, 2017
Issued at HKT 17:47
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