Law and Enforcement

NEW TERRITORIES POLICE TO ENFORCE PARKING LAWS (FOR 3 DAYS)

A Hong Kong parking ticket behind the windscreen of an illegally parked car in central Hong Kong

Cars parking illegally in New Territories South from Feb 24 to 26 may find themselves with a HK$320 (US$41) fine.

Police in New Territories South have announced an operation against illegal parking in Tseun Wan, Kwai Tsing, Sha Tin, Airport and Lantau police districts from February 24 to February 26.

Police say stringent enforcement action will be taken during the operation, with HK$320 parking tickets issued to drivers who park their vehicles illegally. The operation will particularly target those involved with double parking, parking at restricted zones (especially near bus stops and crossing facilities) and obstructing vehicle entrances.

For the first half of 2019 traffic enforcement was down 5% on the previous six months, with parking tickets down 7%. Meanwhile fatal and serious injuries from road accidents were up 5%. New Territories South was the most dangerous police district on the roads for 2019 (January to end November, the latest data available), with 4,403 casualties.

 

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