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Regional Traffic Day of Hong Kong Island

     Police officers issued a total of 558 Fixed Penalty Tickets (FPTs) and 74 summonses to road users violating traffic regulations during a two-day operation of the Regional Traffic Day on Hong Kong Island.

     The operation concluded at 7pm today (May 24) and a total of 203 officers from Traffic Hong Kong Island and District Traffic Teams of Eastern, Wan Chai, Central and Western were deployed to enforce traffic regulations at traffic black sites on Hong Kong Island.

     A total of 410 FPTs were issued for illegal parking and 148 FPTs for other traffic offences.

     Nineteen pedestrians and 163 drivers were cautioned for committing minor traffic offences.

     Meanwhile, pamphlets and leaflets on road safety were also distributed to road users.

     Statistics revealed that a total of 974 traffic accidents involving casualties occurred on Hong Kong Island from January to April this year.

     Of them, 54.8 per cent were attributed to the negligence of pedestrians.

Police Report No. 22

Ends/Tuesday, May 24, 2011
Issued at HKT 20:49


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