Regional Traffic Day of Hong Kong Island

     Police yesterday (May 14) held the Regional Traffic Day on the Hong Kong Island to raise public awareness of road safety through stringent enforcement actions.

     A total of 347 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 1,450 fixed penalty tickets and 56 summonses. Among the fixed penalty tickets and summonses issued, a total of 1,265 fixed penalty tickets were issued for illegal parking and the rest are for other traffic offences.

     Police figures revealed that a total of 924 traffic accidents involving casualties occurred on the Hong Kong Island in the first four months of 2019, of which involved 275 pedestrian injuries.

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

Ends/Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Issued at HKT 10:00