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  1. Green light ahead for tougher fines

    Posted Jul 05th 2005, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... the tougher penalty would not be fair to professional drivers because it would cover all traffic-light offences, including running yellow lights and cases in which the driver stopped past the white ... traffic lights and flashing green lights before the yellow light to give drivers more time to stop. 'We are really disappointed at Secretary for Transport Sarah Liao Sau-tung because she ...

  2. Drivers refuse to budge on red lights

    Posted Jun 15th 2005, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... they said the government must first change traffic signals to ones that flashed and had a timer that counted down to the red light. Some legislators supported the drivers' comments. 'You ...

  3. Police hold jaywalker after attack on warden

    Posted Jun 14th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Benjamin Wong A traffic warden was allegedly assaulted after he chased down a jaywalker in Tsuen Wan yesterday. The suspect, 45, was spotted walking past several red lights at a zebra crossing near a bridge in Tai Ho Road. The intersection is a traffic offence black spot. Police have stepped up enforcement, using traffic wardens to issue warnings and fixed-penalty tickets ...

  4. Police investigate fatal traffic accident in Causeway Bay

    Posted Jul 15th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... LAI YING-KIT Updated at 5.16pm: Police are investigating a traffic accident in Causeway Bay on Friday in which a 69-year-old man was killed. A spokesman said the man was knocked down about ... The 69-year-old was trapped under the vehicle and seriously injured. He was rushed to the Ruttonjee Hospital, but certified dead at 9.35am. Investigations by the Special Investigation Team, Traffic Hong ...

  5. Traffic co-ordinator lives life in the fast lane of nation's capital

    Posted Aug 07th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... As one of hundreds of traffic co-ordinators in Beijing, Guo Yongqi stands at the city's crossroads. Ms Guo, 38, tells Alice Yan about dealing with the waves of traffic and people on the street. What is your job like? I stand at the intersection for three hours in the morning and three hours in the afternoon, stopping pedestrians and cyclists from breaking traffic rules, ...

  6. Police issue over 230 tickets for traffic violations

    Posted Jul 19th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... LAI YING-KIT Updated at 6.37pm: Police officers have issued 234 fixed penalty tickets and 134 summonses to motorists and pedestrians who violated traffic regulations during an operation, ... warned 94 pedestrians and 86 drivers for jaywalking and other minor traffic offences. Another 93 penalty tickets were issued for illegal parking, the spokesman said. Officers also distributed ...

  7. More traffic chaos expected in Wan Chai and Causeway Bay

    Posted Dec 16th 2005, 12:00am by Felix Chan, Norma Connolly

    ... Norma Connolly, Felix Chan The Transport Department has warned of more traffic changes on Hong Kong Island today ahead of a fresh round of anti-WTO demonstrations. The department yesterday said special traffic arrangements would be implemented for a procession from Lockhart Road, Wan Chai, to the Cargo Handling Area near Hung Hing Road via Fenwick Street, Hennessy Road, Marsh ...

  8. New website to upgrade traffic warnings for harbour tunnels

    Posted Aug 11th 2005, 12:00am by Winnie Yeung

    ... Winnie Yeung The Transport Department launches an enhanced website today that promises faster updates on traffic congestion as part of a plan to upgrade monitoring and avoid a repeat of East Kowloon traffic chaos in May. The site, at www.td.gov.hk, uses colours to show density of traffic on the main roads leading into the three cross-harbour tunnels. A global positioning ...

  9. Traffic Jam

    Posted Nov 01st 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... You're late. I was stuck in traffic. A big truck flipped over and brought the traffic along Nathan Road to a standstill. Why didn't you get out of the bus and walk? We've ... stuck in traffic When you are stuck in traffic, you are unable to move as there are too many vehicles on the road. E.g. He was stuck in traffic for an hour in Tsim Sha Tsui. a standstill ...

  10. Traffic-light school for drivers

    Posted Jul 15th 2005, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... Elaine Wu Professional drivers' groups that lost their fight to delay the introduction of tougher penalties for red-light jumpers will educate drivers on traffic lights. Li Wing-sang, ... with Hong Kong's traffic-light scheme. Mr Li said the group was also asking the government to install more cameras and more overhead traffic lights to make them more visible. ...




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