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Transportation and traffic control

Officials say release of overloaded vehicles not an act of impunity

The 217 trucks initially impounded for one year for breaking load limits but then pardoned by Prime Minister Hun Sen have been returned to the owners, while another 12 trucks were still being processed. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/officials-say-release-overloaded-vehicles-not-act-impunity

Thirty Tuol Kork families request change in plans for relocations

Residents from villages 16 and 17 who have been affected by the railway development project in the capital’s Tuol Kork district met with municipal hall officials to discuss the plans for their relocation to Kandal province or Phnom Penh’s Kambol district. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/thirty-tuol-kork-families-request-change-plans-relocations

New vehicles sold in Kingdom need safety certification

The Ministry of Industry, Science, Technology and Innovation has advised all companies, factories, enterprises and importers of all types of new vehicles in Cambodia to apply for safety certification of those vehicles at the Institute of Standards of Cambodia (ISC). ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/new-vehicles-sold-kingdom-need-safety-certification

PP improves traffic management skills

Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and Phnom Penh City Hall yesterday signed an agreement to improve the capacity of traffic management personnel. ...

Tin Sokhavuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50939298/pp-improves-traffic-management-skills/

Tea Banh orders tax payment on RCAF-plated private cars

Minister of national defense Tea Banh issued a circular on September 20 calling on all owners of private vehicles bearing Royal Cambodian Armed Forces (RCAF) number plates or special command number plates to pay taxes and duties on their vehicles or face legal action. ...

Lay Samean
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/tea-banh-orders-tax-payment-rcaf-plated-private-cars

JICA provides support to improve traffic safety control in Phnom Penh

The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has provided support to contribute to strengthening traffic safety control in Phnom Penh. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50939333/jica-provides-support-to-improve-traffic-safety-control-in-phnom-penh/

Parking banned on Angkor Wat roads

The Apsara National Authority (ANA), a body tasked with managing the Angkor Archaeological Park, has requested that visitors refrain from parking their vehicles on the streets in the area because it obstructs traffic and lessens the beauty of the temples. ...

Lay Samean
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/parking-banned-angkor-wat-roads

Right-hand drive vehicles no longer allowed after June 2022

A senior official at the Council of Ministers warned owners of right-hand drive vehicles that they must change their vehicles over to left-hand drive by June, 2022, or risk having them seized and destroyed. He also noted that beginning in 2021 all privately owned vehicles ...

Lay Samean
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/right-hand-drive-vehicles-no-longer-allowed-after-june-2022

Right-hand drive ban enforced

Military officers working along the Cambodian-Thai border have been ordered to prevent the smuggling of right-hand drive vehicles into the country. ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/right-hand-drive-ban-enforced

Campaign to raise awareness of road safety under way

The Ministry of Public Works and Transport has launched a campaign to distribute road safety leaflets to civil servants and then the public nationwide with the aim of reducing traffic accidents and providing general education on the traffic law.​ ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/campaign-raise-awareness-road-safety-under-way

Rules set for police, RCAF plates

The Ministry of Economy and Finance has announced that privately-owned vehicles bearing police and Royal Cambodian Armed Forces (RCAF) licence plates or other official insignia must pay registration fees as the exemption only applies to vehicles that are registered as state property. ...

Lay Samean
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/rules-set-police-rcaf-plates

Train track squatters told to clear out

More than 60 families living in Boeung Kak I commune of Phnom Penh’s Toul Kork district were ordered by local authorities to remove fences and crops lining railway tracks by August 19. However, the people have protested and refused to follow the order. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/train-track-squatters-told-clear-out

Water Festival traffic fatalities increase

There was an increase in deaths in traffic accidents during the three-day Water Festival holiday this year, as 19 people were reportedly killed compared to 10 last year.   ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50778900/water-festival-traffic-fatalities-increase/

City Bus prepares steps to resume services

Japan International Coopera- tion Agency (JICA), in cooperation with Phnom Penh City Bus (PPCB) Administration and PPCB Authority, said yesterday they are implementing virus prevention measures and training staff to minimise the risk of virus infections for bus drivers and passengers once operations resume. ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50727685/city-bus-prepares-steps-to-resume-services/

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