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Regional Traffic Day of Hong Kong Island
     Police officers issued a total of 1,034 Fixed Penalty Tickets (FPTs) and 60 summonses to road users violating traffic regulations during the Regional Traffic Day on Hong Kong Island today (January 29).

     The operation concluded at 7pm and a total of 287 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 897 FPTs were issued for illegal parking and 137 for other traffic offences.

     Besides, one pedestrian was cautioned for committing minor traffic offence.

     Statistics revealed that a total of 2,776 traffic accidents involving casualties occurred on Hong Kong Island in 2017, of which 787 cases with pedestrians injured. Among the traffic accidents with pedestrians injured, 38.2 per cent were attributed to the negligence of pedestrians.
Ends/Monday, January 29, 2018
Issued at HKT 21:53
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