Crime and law enforcement

Traffic violations

Traffic safety in spotlight as nation gears up for KNY

With the Khmer New Year (KNY) rapidly approaching and the expected exodus to the provinces, the government urged people to abide by the traffic law to prevent a surge in road accidents. ...

Hang Punreay
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501470984/traffic-safety-in-spotlight-as-nation-gears-up-for-kny/

PM orders review on alcohol advertising

Prime Minister Hun Manet has raised concerns about the number of alcohol-fueled traffic accidents, ordering authorities to review beer advertising, especially placing restrictions on public billboards. ...

Meas Molika
https://kiripost.com/stories/pm-orders-review-on-alcohol-advertising

Ministry sets up new task force to monitor, expedite court cases

The Ministry of Justice has set up a new task force to monitor court cases involving drugs, traffic and civil status cases to expedite the resolution of cases in the courts. ...

Torn Vibol
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501431785/ministry-sets-up-new-task-force-to-monitor-expedite-court-cases/

PM orders restrictions on alcohol promotion

Prime Minister Hun Manet has directed the Ministry of Information and relevant bodies to reinforce regulations on alcohol advertising, stressing that the depiction of alcohol consumption shall no longer be allowed on television. ​ ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/pm-orders-restrictions-on-alcohol-promotion

Interior Ministry plans blacklist for drunk drivers

The Ministry of Interior is studying the possibility of creating a database or blacklist to record those who drive while intoxicated and cause traffic accidents resulting in injuries or deaths. ...

Torn Vibol
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501428669/interior-ministry-plans-blacklist-for-drunk-drivers/

PM orders police chief to tighten alcohol road rules

Prime Minister Hun Manet has called on National Police Chief, Sar Thet, to tighten laws related to drunk driving and other road regulations to prevent fatal crashes occurring. ...

Chhim PichBormey
https://kiripost.com/stories/pm-orders-police-chief-to-tighten-alcohol-road-rules

Cambodian PM calls for more action against drunk driving

Cambodian Prime Minster Hun Manet has urged the General Commissariat of National Police to further strengthen their action against drunk driving to prevent road accidents, a leading cause of deaths and injuries in Cambodia. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501428140/cambodian-pm-calls-for-more-action-against-drunk-driving/

Interior Minister sounds the alarm over traffic accidents

The number of road accidents and casualties has been reported to have reached an emergency level, and if stakeholders do not increase law enforcement efforts, Sar Sokha, the Minister of Interior and Chairman of the National Road Safety Committee, believes that 2024 will mark the ...

Torn Vibol
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501427208/interior-minister-sounds-the-alarm-over-traffic-accidents/

Calls for tighter regulations to end drunk driving

Calls are being made for tighter restrictions on alcohol advertising and tougher punishments for drunk drivers after four people were left dead and another four injured in the latest fatal smash to plague Cambodia’s roads. ...

Chhim PichBormey
https://kiripost.com/stories/calls-for-tighter-regulations-to-end-drunk-driving

Composition of Nat’l Road Safety Committee changed

The government has changed the composition of the National Road Safety Committee, which will now be chaired by Interior Minister Sar Sokha with Minister of Public Works and Transport Peng Ponea as the Permanent Vice Chairman as well as four other vice chairmen and 19 ...

Torn Vibol
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501413460/composition-of-natl-road-safety-committee-changed/

Tackling Kingdom’s road safety challenges

Traffic accidents persist on Cambodian roads, driven by factors like non-compliance with traffic laws and driving under the influence, officials said. ...

Kim Sarom
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/tackling-kingdom-s-road-safety-challenges

Road safety committee urges people to obey traffic laws

The National Road Safety Committee called on all drivers to adhere to nine measures to prevent traffic accidents during Kan Ben and Pchum Ben. ...

Torn Vibol
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501369442/road-safety-committee-urges-people-to-obey-traffic-laws/

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/

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