For two consecutive days (12th to 13th), officers from the New Territories North Region carried out an operation code-named "GOLDENSUN" (GOLDENSUN) to crack down on illegal driving of electric movable tools in the region.
During the operation, officers arrested a total of 9 local men and 4 local women in Tai Po, Tuen Mun, Yuen Long, Tin Shui Wai and Sheung Shui, aged between 17 and 83, suspected of "driving an unregistered vehicle", "while driving Without a valid driver's license", "Using a vehicle without third-party insurance" and "Did not wear an approved protective helmet while driving", and seized 13 electric movable tools.
All the arrested persons have been released on bail pending investigation and must report to the police in early February.
The police arrested 9 local men and 4 local women, aged between 17 and 83, and seized 13 electric movable tools.
(provided by the police)
During the operation, officers also distributed relevant leaflets to residents in the area to educate them not to illegally drive electric mobility tools.
The police reiterated that electric mobility tools are not suitable for sharing the road with ordinary cars, nor are they suitable for use on sidewalks or cycle paths.
It is an offense for any person to use an unregistered and licensed electric mobility device on roads, footpaths and cycle tracks.
The Police will continue to strictly enforce the law to protect the safety of the public.