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Territory-wide anti-illegal road racing operation concludes
     Police conducted a territory-wide operation between November 11 and December 4 to combat illegal road racing activities and related speeding offences to reduce traffic accidents.
     During the operation, Police arrested eight persons for dangerous driving and speeding, and detained 124 vehicles for examination. Police detected 6,116 vehicles for speeding, and issued 109 summonses and 7,420 fixed penalty tickets for various traffic offences.
     In addition, Police conducted screening breath test on 344 drivers. Among them, 42 drivers were unable to pass the screening breath test and were arrested.
     Police appeal to motorists to be responsible and safe road users. They are urged not to speed or drive after consuming alcohol. Convicted offenders will be liable to a fine, have their driving licenses suspended or sentenced to imprisonment. Police will continue to target dangerous and careless driving behaviours.
Ends/Wednesday, December 6, 2017
Issued at HKT 22:10
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