Police in Hanoi handle 3,500 cases of traffic violations

Traffic wardens in Hanoi yesterday said they have handled 3,551 violations in the four-day Reunification and Labor day holidays.

Traffic jams in streets in Hanoi (Photo: SGGP)

Traffic jams in streets in Hanoi (Photo: SGGP)

There were four accidents killing four people and injuring two others from April 29 to May 2. The figure has reduced two accidents and one death compared to same period last year.

During the four-day holidays, traffic police handled 3,551 cases of  traffic violations, issued fines totaling VND1 billion (US$43,975), impounded 115 cars and revoked 192 driver’s licenses.

Head of police station in Hanoi Colonel Dao Vinh Thang said that generally traffic in the holidays in Hanoi maintained order though there have been traffic gridlocks in streets Giai Phong, Phap Van, the National Highway 1B and streets leading to bus stations My Dinh, Giap Bat, Nuoc Ngam because of the increased number of holiday-makers flocking in and out.


By MINH KHANG – Translated by UYEN PHUONG

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