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Regional Traffic Day of Hong Kong Island
     Police yesterday (October 15) held the Regional Traffic Day on the Hong Kong Island to raise public awareness of road safety through stringent enforcement actions.

     A total of 318 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 1,326 fixed penalty tickets and 60 summonses. Among the fixed penalty tickets and summonses issued, a total of 1,115 fixed penalty tickets were issued for illegal parking and the rest were for other traffic offences.

     Police figures revealed that a total of 2,164 traffic accidents involving casualties occurred on the Hong Kong Island in the first nine months of 2018, of which involved 577 pedestrian injuries.

     Police will continue to take regular enforcement actions to ensure road safety.
Ends/Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Issued at HKT 9:14
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