Regional Traffic Day of Kowloon West

     Police yesterday (September 19) held the Regional Traffic Day in Kowloon West to raise public awareness of road safety through stringent enforcement actions.

     A total of 239 officers from Traffic Kowloon West and District Traffic Teams of Kowloon City, Mong Kok, Sham 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 1 746 fixed penalty tickets and 134 summonses. Among the fixed penalty tickets and summonses issued, a total of 1 601 fixed penalty tickets were issued for illegal parking and the rest were for other traffic offences.

     Police figures revealed that a total of 2 106 traffic accidents involving casualties occurred in Kowloon West in the first eight months of 2018, of which 548 cases involved pedestrian injuries.

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

Ends/Thursday, September 20, 2018
Issued at HKT 9:12