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  1. Death sentence for ex-transport director guilty of taking bribes

    Posted Aug 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... He Huifeng A mainland court sentenced a former transport director in Chongqing's Wushan county to death for taking bribes totalling more than 22 million yuan (HK$25.2 million) ... after being convicted of taking bribes and accepting kickbacks from private developers in exchange for road construction contracts while he was in office between 2001 and early this year, ...

  2. New drink-driving law welcomed but 'falls short'

    Posted Aug 24th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... sentences. A 20-year-old man from a rich family was street-racing with his friends in downtown Hangzhou in May last year when he killed a university student who was crossing the road. He received ...

  3. Minibus passenger's death pushes toll to 4

    Posted Jul 27th 2009, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... insurance before being allowed to work in the transport industry. Only car owners are required to buy third-party insurance. 'Truck drivers, goods vehicle drivers and public transport drivers ...

  4. Student critical after being thrown from back of bicycle

    Posted May 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... on a bicycle, a practice that is prohibited by road traffic regulations on such roads. Yesterday's accident happened at about 6am as the bicycle was travelling down Residence Road, which leads ... a campaign to remind all staff and students of the importance of road safety. She said the university was seeking details about the accident and hoped the student recovered soon. Under the Road ...

  5. Disqualified driver admits to 4 charges

    Posted Aug 17th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... traffic officer spotted him on May 6, driving along Gloucester Road in Wan Chai with his seat belt unfastened. The officer turned on the siren and directed Pang to stop near the lay-by area ... the Kowloon side Pang suddenly sped up and overtook the motorcycle, dashing through the toll booth without paying and overtaking about 10 cars at 100km/h. The chase continued along Hong Chong Road ...

  6. Perverse logic of drivers in hit-and-runs

    Posted May 25th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Mandy Zuo mandy.zuo@scmp.com A spate of hit-and-run fatalities has sparked heated debate on the mainland over perceptions that it is 'better to kill than just injure' someone. Uncertainty about the long-term cost of compensation for a person inj ...

  7. Truck driver in fatal accident denies driving dangerously

    Posted Apr 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Kam-yuen, 58, rammed into the back of a taxi which had stopped at a red light to allow people to cross the road. The taxi was pushed forward, knocking down at least three pedestrians, the District ... pleaded not guilty to a count of dangerous driving causing Yau's death at about 9am on June 3 last year at the junction of Texaco Road and Tai Wo Hau Road, Tsuen Wan. He also denied three ...

  8. New laws mulled to combat cases of drug-driving

    Posted Jul 20th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... with those for drink-driving offences. Drivers will be subject to a maximum penalty of three years in prison,' transport secretary Eva Cheng said yesterday. The proposed new offence would be introduced to the Road Traffic Ordinance, prohibiting drivers from driving with any amount of specified illicit drugs in their bodies. Six types of drugs are included: heroin, ketamine, Ice, ...

  9. Dangerous driving convictions down despite rise in accidents

    Posted Jan 17th 2008, 12:00am by Anita Lam, Kelly Chan

    ... should be attributed to strengthened publicity and education on road safety, coupled with enhanced enforcement in recent years, including large-scale operations to combat drink-driving and illegal road racing. However, Transport Department figures showed the average number of monthly traffic accidents and the average death toll last year were higher than in 2006. Statistics ...

  10. School bus driver in crash fails breath test

    Posted Mar 04th 2008, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... of the accident. Another school bus picked up the 19 girls and their minder, and drove them to the school 500 metres away in Farm Road. The school sent all the girls to hospital for a check-up. Last night, ...




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