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Over 5,000 drivers in HCMC found violating traffic rules in a month

The Saigon Times

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HCMC – More than 5,000 drivers of passenger coaches and container trucks have been found to violate traffic regulations during the past month. Among those, 246 drivers have had their driving licenses revoked by the traffic police.

According to the HCMC Traffic Police, from August 15 to September 15, among 16,400 cases subject to inspections, nearly 3,200 passenger coach drivers and over 1,900 container truck drivers received administrative violation records. The most common driving violations relate to drink driving, speeding, entering prohibited roads, failing to comply with regulations on passenger numbers or picking up or dropping passengers at wrong places.

Statistics showed that there were up to 3,523 drivers violating regulations on stopping and parking vehicles and 190 drivers failing to show transport contracts upon request.

The traffic police have revoked temporarily 246 drivers’ licenses, 67 truck stamps and seized ten vehicles including passenger coaches and container trucks, resulting in penalties totaling over VND4.2 billion.

The inspections starting from August 15 to October 15, 2023 are being conducted by the traffic police to reduce traffic accidents in the city.

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