Crime and law enforcement

Traffic violations

Minister gets tough on illegal modification of vehicles by mechanics

Minister of Public Works and Transport Sun Chanthol on Tuesday warned mechanics workshops throughout the country to stop modifying vehicles against technical and legal standards, or face shutdown. Chanthol said modified vehicles were known to have caused accidents and affected road safety. He said authorities ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/minister-gets-tough-illegal-modification-vehicles-mechanics

Rise in traffic accidents despite safety efforts

Interior Minister Sar Kheng yesterday said there were more than 3,400 traffic accidents in the Kingdom so far this year which killed 1,665 people and injured 5,212. Speaking at a World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims event on Koh Pich, Mr Kheng noted ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50663638/rise-in-traffic-accidents-despite-safety-efforts/

NGOs call for road safety to be included in nat’l examination

wo NGOs focused on Cambodian road safety have sent a letter to Minister of Education Hang Chuon Naron on Wednesday requesting that road safety be included in students’ learning objectives ahead of the beginning of the new school year on Friday. In their letter, the ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ngos-call-road-safety-be-included-natl-examination

Alarming increase in road accidents and deaths

Despite multiple road safety campaigns this year, the number of accidents rose by an alarming 32 percent and the death toll jumped by 27 percent, a police report published yesterday showed. The Kingdom’s roads are notoriously deadly, with an average of five people dying per day ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50648901/alarming-increase-in-road-accidents-and-deaths/

Gov’t to amend traffic law as death toll continues to rise

The government is set to amend traffic laws as the nationwide death toll from road accidents continue to rise. Speaking at the 2nd annual conference on road safety on Thursday, Minister of Public Works and Transport Sun Chanthol, who is also vice-chairman of the National ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/govt-amend-traffic-law-death-toll-continues-rise

Helmet checks to begin in PP

Phnom Penh authorities will deploy forces day and night at 16 points throughout the capital to identify motorcyclists not wearing helmets, while police will be stationed at two further locations at night to check truck drivers for alcohol and addictive substances. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/helmet-checks-begin-pp

Capital police consider installing CCTV cameras from China

Municipal police are considering implementing high-tech security cameras from China to help solve traffic accidents and crack down on crimes in the capital. Lieutenant General Sar Thet, chief of Phnom Penh police, said on Facebook that he led a delegation in China yesterday to observe ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50604360/capital-police-consider-installing-cctv-cameras-from-china/

Road safety banners installed on streets for New Year

More than 300 road safety education banners have been put up along the streets of every province for display during the Khmer New Year as a reminder of the dangers of careless driving. Asia Injury Prevention Foundation director Kim Pagna told The Post on Sunday ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/road-safety-banners-installed-streets-new-year

Traffic deaths still plague Kingdom

Despite an increase in traffic law enforcement and awareness, traffic deaths continued to plague the country during the first six months of 2018. A National Police general department of traffic and public order report published yesterday said that 1,633 traffic accidents lead to 930 deaths ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50508968/traffic-deaths-still-plague-kingdom/

Hun Sen calls on monks to battle traffic accident deaths

Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday called on monks to join hands in educating people to respect traffic laws and avoid drug use in order to reduce traffic deaths and drug problems. During a building inauguration at Chey Mongkul pagoda in Kampong Cham province, Mr Hun Sen ...

Pech Sotheary
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/50111451/hun-sen-calls-monks-battle-traffic-accident-deaths/

Ministry gets told off over bad road quality

Interior Minister Sar Kheng publicly chided the Transportation Ministry yesterday over the poor quality of National Road 8 and the ministry’s failure to maintain the eastbound highway that cuts across Prey Veng province, where Kheng is the head of the ruling CPP’s working group. ...

Mech Dara and Kuoch Masy
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ministry-gets-told-over-bad-road-quality

Cop caught on camera beating traffic officer placed in pre-trial detention

A National Police officer who beat up a traffic policeman on Tuesday for reprimanding him for running a red light was sent to pre-trial detention by Phnom Penh Municipal Court this afternoon and faces the preliminary charge of “intentional violence”. ...

Kong Meta
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/cop-caught-camera-beating-traffic-officer-placed-pre-trial-detention

Hun Sen rails against traffic scofflaws, calls for crackdown on offences

Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday threatened to fire Daun Penh District Governor Sok Penh Vuth over growing disregard for traffic laws among the public as local authorities scrambled to enforce a new crackdown on offenders. Hun Sen urged motorists to obey traffic laws, appealing specifically to ...

Kuoch Masy and Andrew Nachemson
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/hun-sen-rails-against-traffic-scofflaws-calls-crackdown-offences

Surge in traffic accident deaths

According to a report by the National Police’s public order department, there was an increase in deaths and a decrease in injuries compared with the previous year. There were 1,717 deaths and 6,607 injuries reported in 2016. ...

Mom Sophon
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/5099253/surge-traffic-accident-deaths/

Street vendors told to move

Daun Penh district authorities have ordered a group of Kandal market vendors to move in the hopes of reopening a street that has blocked vehicular traffic for many years. ...

Sen David
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/5098331/street-vendors-told-move/

Traffic deaths up from last year, says ministry

Nearly 1,500 people died from traffic accidents in the Kingdom during the first 10 months of this year, a minor increase over last year, though the number of injured fell significantly, according to a report by the Ministry of Interior’s National Committee for Road Safety ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/traffic-deaths-last-year-says-ministry

Fatalities from traffic accidents up: report

National Police statistics yesterday showed an 11 percent increase in road traffic deaths in the first nine months of the year but a small decrease in injuries. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/fatalities-traffic-accidents-report

Governor bans heavy trucks

Phnom Penh Governor Khoung Sreng has asked owners of container trucks, cement trucks and other heavily loaded vehicles to cease use of three main roads in the capital in a bid to ease congestion. ...

Pav Suy
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/5081209/governor-bans-heavy-trucks/

Buses blamed for increase in accidents

President of the department for traffic police Ron Rath Veasna met with private bus companies yesterday to discuss a report indicating that the number of traffic accidents caused by private buses has increased. ...

Sen David
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/5079677/buses-blamed-increase-accidents/

Seven days to move cars from Freedom Park

Owners of all cars for sale around Freedom Park and Chas market have seven days to move them out of the area or face removal of their vehicles by the Daun Penh authority. ...

Sen David
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/5079226/seven-days-move-cars-freedom-park/

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