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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

Over 1.5 million vehicles checked for overloading

The Ministry of Public Works and Transport on Thursday reported that it had inspected over 1.5 million vehicles between December last year and this month, in a continued effort to address the Kingdom’s road safety concerns. “No matter how much money the government spends on ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/over-15-million-vehicles-checked-overloading

Collapsed bridge Overloaded truck driver released

The teuk Phos district authority in Kampong Chhnang province has released a driver of an overloaded truck which broke a Khlong Popoak commune Bailey bridge after the company owner promised to pay damages and restore the bridge, the district military police commander Den Sambun said ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/collapsed-bridge-overloaded-truck-driver-released

Officials crack down on 500 illegal trucks

Authorities have cracked down on nearly 500 illegally modified trucks throughout the country in the past few days after Prime Minister Hun Sen threatened to sack officials who fail to protect the nation’s roads and bridges. According to a Facebook post made by the Prime Minister ...

Sen David
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/50108059/officials-crack-500-illegal-trucks-2/

Hun Sen orders crackdown on overloaded trucks

Prime Minister Hun Sen on Friday ordered a crackdown on overloaded and modified trucks on Friday, threatening to fire officials who let drivers off easy and to imprison drivers who protest. The prime minister issued the order at the groundbreaking of a bridge in Kampong ...

Mech Dara
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/hun-sen-orders-crackdown-overloaded-trucks

Spike in seizures of overloaded trucks

The Transport Ministry seized 642 overloaded trucks throughout the country and leveraged fines worth more than $250,000 last month. The ministry issued a report on Wednesday, saying it had seized 642 overloaded trucks nationwide and issued fines totaling $267,627 during the month. ...

Pav Suy
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/5084898/spike-seizures-overloaded-trucks/

Number of overloaded trucks fall after fines

The Ministry of Transport collected more than three hundred million riel ($75,000) last month in the form of fines on more than 140 overloaded trucks.​   ...

Pav Suy
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/37286/number-of-overloaded-trucks-fall-after-fines/

Heavy trucks feel pinch

Transportation Ministry inspection stations last month seized 242 overloaded trucks, nearly 100 more than the month prior, and more than doubled the fines dished out to offending vehicle owners, according to a ministry report released on Tuesday. ...

Touch Sokha
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/heavy-trucks-feel-pinch

Transport Ministry collects $500K in fines over 5 months

Some 500 overloaded trucks have been stopped and collectively fined more than $300,000 by the Ministry of Public Works and Transport in the past five months. According to a series of reports by the ministry, inspection stations across the country collected a total of $310,000 from ...

Touch Sokha
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/transport-ministry-collects-500k-fines-over-5-months

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