The Sha Tin Police District held a traffic day for three consecutive days (January 9-11). The New Territories South Regional Traffic Department, the Sha Tin Police District Uniformed Patrol Squad, the Traffic Control Team and the Traffic Team officers were in the district to target violations on the roadside of the expressway. Matters related to parking and illegal driving of electric mobility vehicles Conduct traffic enforcement actions to combat road obstruction caused by illegal parking and ensure the safety of pedestrians and road users.
During the operation, officers arrested a 27-year-old local man surnamed Ma and a 45-year-old local woman surnamed Tang. They were suspected of driving without a driver's license, driving an unregistered vehicle, using a vehicle without third-party insurance, and driving without wearing a license plate. Protective helmets, etc., and seized 2 electric scooters.
The accused men and women have been released on bail pending investigation and must report to the police in early March.
In addition, officers issued a total of 1,715 fixed penalty notices, mainly involving illegal parking.
Officers also issued 10 summonses to offenders, including driving carelessly, failing to display valid vehicle license plates, riding bicycles on pavement, crossing the road without obeying traffic lights, etc.
The police appealed that electric movable tools should not be used on the road with ordinary cars, nor should they be used on sidewalks or cycle paths. The police will continue to strictly enforce the law.
Anyone who uses unregistered and licensed electric mobility devices on roads, footpaths and cycle tracks may violate the Road Traffic Ordinance (Chapter 374 of the Laws of Hong Kong) and other relevant laws.
Once convicted, the maximum penalty is a fine of $10,000 and 12 months' imprisonment. Members of the public should not try their best.