Crime and law enforcement

Traffic violations

More than 220 vehicles fined for violations in a single day

Despite rising crackdowns and inspections, vehicular violations continue to be recorded in the hundreds. At least 227 vehicles were inspected and fined by the police on August 28 including 178 motorcycles and 49 cars. This is according to Lt. Gen. Chhay Kim Khoeun, Deputy Commissioner ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501140623/more-than-220-vehicles-fined-for-violations-in-a-single-day/

Road accidents claim 942 lives in Cambodia in first half of year

The number of road fatalities in Cambodia declined to 942 people in the first half of 2022, a decrease of 9 percent from 1,033 over the same period last year, Ministry of Public Works and Transport secretary of state Min Manavy said here on Thursday. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501135160/road-accidents-claim-942-lives-in-cambodia-in-first-half-of-year/

More than 450 vehicles fined in single day amid tightening traffic control measures

At least 454 vehicles were stopped and fined by authorities as the government implement more measures to protect drivers’ and passengers’ lives while they travel. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501103351/more-than-450-vehicles-fined-in-single-day-amid-tightening-traffic-control-measures/

NRSC creates road traffic Telegram group to ensure safety

The National Road Safety Committee (NRSC) on January 6 created Telegram group @traffic6789, called “Our Road Safety” in Khmer, to provide and receive information concerning road traffic accidents and legal matters.   ...

Orm Bunthoeurn
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/nrsc-creates-road-traffic-telegram-group-ensure-safety

Road accidents and traffic violations still a challenge

The National Road Safety Committee (NRSC) in its recent report disclosed that 90% of the 77,794 motorcyclists and auto rickshaws fined were for not wearing their helmets. ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50939213/road-accidents-and-traffic-violations-still-a-challenge/

Road traffic law amendments await approval

The Ministry of Public Works and Transport’s working group plans to submit a draft law on road traffic after holding 19 debates on the amendment and revising many articles found in the existing law. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/road-traffic-law-amendments-await-approval

Workshop addresses accidents involving commuting workers

A road safety training workshop being held from January 25-28 in Phnom Penh is seeking to raise awareness of the toll taken by traffic accidents every year and implement steps for their prevention. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/workshop-addresses-accidents-involving-commuting-workers

Road accidents down sharply since January

Traffic accidents declined by 552 cases in the first six months of the year, Minister of Interior Sar Kheng posted on Facebook on Wednesday. Deaths also decreased by 172 and injuries 778 compared to the same period last year. ...

Khorn Savi
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/road-accidents-down-sharply-january

More than 72,000 motorists issued fines since May 1

Traffic police have fined more than 72,000 offenders since the new Road Traffic Law was strictly enforced from May 1 up to Monday. ...

Sok Srey Lux
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50737293/more-than-72000-motorists-issued-fines-since-may-1/

Traffic law enforcement and fines to go on

The National Police rebutted news posted on social media saying it is postponing the fining of motorcyclists and drivers without licences. ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50721646/traffic-law-enforcement-and-fines-to-go-on/

Over 8,000 vehicles pulled over, fined over traffic violations

With the new Road Traffic Law being strictly enforced across the country, traffic police fined owners of more than 8,400 vehicles for traffic rule violations. ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50719531/over-8000-vehicles-pulled-over-fined-over-traffic-violations/

Bigger traffic fines from May 1

Starting May 1, the traffic police will enforce a new sub-decree which increases traffic violation fines to three to five times their current rates. Officials expect the additional money gained from the increased fines will be used to reduce traffic accidents. ...

Khorn Savi
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/bigger-traffic-fines-may-1

Road traffic accidents see reduction

The National Road Safety Committee (NRSC) said since the new traffic sub-decree was implemented, there has been a considerable drop in road traffic accidents thus far in March compared to February. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/road-traffic-accidents-see-reduction

Traffic law changes in force

The government has amended the Road Traffic Law and updated the fines for all road violations. A sub-decree released on Tuesday said the fine for motorcycle or tuk-tuk drivers and motorbike riders who fail to wear helmets or wear them incorrectly is 60,000 riel ($15). ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/traffic-law-changes-force

At least 139 Killed in February traffic accidents

Accidents claimed 139 lives and injured 383In February 2020, At least 106 people were killed in motorcycle accidents, according to the report of the Department of Traffic and Public Order of the National Police. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50697213/at-least-139-killed-in-february-traffic-accidents

Sar Kheng calls for equal and strict liability to traffic offences

Minister of Interior Sar Kheng yesterday assured support for traffic police who enforce the law against high-ranking officials that violate traffic regulations. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50695077/sar-kheng-calls-for-equal-and-strict-liability-to-traffic-offences

Chanthol seeks support for more road safety campaigns

Minister of Public Works and Transport Sun Chanthol has asked the French Development Agency (AFD) to look into the possibility of providing financial support for public outreach campaigns on road safety. In a meeting on Tuesday with AFD country director Ophelie Bourhis, Chanthol presented development ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/chanthol-seeks-support-more-road-safety-campaigns

At least 40 killed in road crashes during Lunar New Year festival

Traffic accidents killed at least 40 people and injured 80 during the Lunar New Year celebration since Friday. A National Police report yesterday said this was more than the 29 deaths and 65 people with  injuries recorded during the same period last year. Lieutenant General ...

Khuon Narim
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50684359/at-least-40-killed-in-road-crashes-during-lunar-new-year-festival

Traffic law enforcement set to be strengthened

The National Road Safety Committee said 2020 will be the year it strengthens enforcement of the Road Traffic Law, while Minister of Interior Sar Kheng urged traffic police to enforce the law equally and without tolerance to reduce the number of traffic casualties. The remarks ...

Khorn Savi
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/traffic-law-enforcement-set-be-strengthened

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