Regional Traffic Day of Kowloon West

     Police yesterday (August 23) held the Regional Traffic Day in Kowloon West to raise public awareness of road safety through stringent enforcement actions.

     A total of 253 officers from Traffic Kowloon West and District Traffic Teams of Kowloon City, Mong Kok, Shum Shui Po and Yau Tsim Districts were deployed to take enforcement actions at traffic black spots in Kowloon West.

     The operation resulted in the issue of 2 293 fixed penalty tickets and 154 summonses. Among the fixed penalty tickets and summonses issued, a total of 2 138 fixed penalty tickets were issued for illegal parking and the rest are for other traffic offences.

     Police figures revealed that a total of 1 827 traffic accidents involving casualties occurred in Kowloon West in the first seven months of 2018, of which 465 cases involved pedestrian injuries.

     Police will continue to take regular enforcement actions to ensure road safety.

Ends/Friday, August 24, 2018
Issued at HKT 9:55