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Regional Traffic Day of Hong Kong Island
     Police yesterday (July 16) held the Regional Traffic Day on the Hong Kong Island to raise public awareness of road safety through stringent enforcement actions.

     A total of 292 officers from Traffic Hong Kong Island and District Traffic Teams of Eastern, Wan Chai, Central and Western Districts were deployed to take enforcement actions at traffic black spots on the Hong Kong Island.

     The operation resulted in the issue of 1 457 fixed penalty tickets and 68 summonses. Among the fixed penalty tickets and summonses issued, a total of 1 301 fixed penalty tickets were issued for illegal parking and the rest are for other traffic offences.

     Police figures revealed that a total of 1 468 traffic accidents involving casualties occurred on the Hong Kong Island in the first six months of 2018, of which 511 cases involved pedestrian injuries.

     Police will continue to take regular enforcement actions to ensure road safety.
Ends/Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Issued at HKT 9:31
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