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Regional Traffic Day of Hong Kong Island

     Police officers issued a total of 1,024 Fixed Penalty Tickets (FPTs) and 67 summonses to road users violating traffic regulations during the Regional Traffic Day on Hong Kong Island today (July 11).
    The operation concluded at 7pm and a total of 354 officers from Traffic Hong Kong Island and District Traffic Teams of Eastern, Wan Chai, Central and Western Districts were deployed to enforce traffic regulations at traffic black spots on Hong Kong Island.
    A total of 911 FPTs were issued for illegal parking and 113 for other traffic offences.
    Statistics revealed that a total of 1,456 traffic accidents involving casualties occurred on Hong Kong Island from January to June 2016, of which 416 cases with pedestrians injured. Among the traffic accidents with pedestrians injured, 41.1 per cent were attributed to the negligence of pedestrians.

Ends/Monday, July 11, 2016
Issued at HKT 21:22


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