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  1. Urgent lesson for HK drivers: stop for sirens, flashing lights

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

    ... Martin Turner ('Lack of respect for sirens', April 13) has it right: there is a problem with emergency vehicles sitting at traffic lights with their emergency lights flashing ... displaying red and blue emergency signals- at a red traffic light in Sha Tin- the police officer driving the van motioned for me to proceed across in front of him while he waited for the signal ...

  2. In Brief

    Posted Nov 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 48 arrested over fraudulent traffic accident claims Police arrested 44 men and four women, aged 16 to 54, in a two-day operation to combat fraudulent claims of traffic accident victim assistance. The operation was launched after police detected suspicious claims in an earlier joint investigation with the Social Welfare Department into several traffic accidents of a similar nature ...

  3. Lax safety measures blamed for bridge collapse

    Posted May 20th 2009, 12:00am by Kelly Chan

    ... section of the bridge on Hongqi Road in downtown Zhuzhou collapsed onto a road below and crushed 24 vehicles. The bridge, scheduled to be demolished today, was closed to traffic early this month ... of traffic controls. A supervisor at the demolition site, Li Wen, said they had requested authorities to close roads below the bridge during the removal of piers, but the government rejected ...

  4. Asian demand for bandwidth grows

    Posted Dec 22nd 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hui Yuk-min Undersea cable carriers get a lift as outsourcing by European and US firms as well as online gaming boost internet traffic Outsourcing to Asia by United States and European ... of internet traffic to Asia grows. This should help reduce some of the pressure on wholesale bandwidth prices, which have fallen between 33 and 67 per cent in Asia this year due to overcapacity ...

  5. Cockpit haze scare puts pilots on alert again

    Posted Sep 12th 2010, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... on flight CX781 to Surabaya last Monday put Indonesian air-traffic controllers on standby for a possible emergency landing after noticing an odd smell and seeing haze and dust come in through ... about three hours into the four-hour, 40-minute flight. 'An alert was sent to the local air traffic control as a standard precautionary measure. The flight arrived on time with a normal ...

  6. Tree decayed over a long period before collapsing, arborist says

    Posted Jun 29th 2010, 12:00am by Clifford Lo, Joyce Ng

    ... The department said the tree was not among the 2,000 identified as in need of further inspection during a check of locations with high pedestrian and traffic flow. It was last inspected on March 31, during which no irregularities were found. Separately, a tree collapsed on Castle Road near Conduit Road yesterday, disrupting traffic for six hours. Another tree collapsed at Fan Kam Road, Pat ...

  7. Thousands hit the streets to mark 60 years

    Posted Sep 28th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the People's Republic. Festooned with national flags and colourful banners, busy streets in Wan Chai, Causeway Bay and Western District were closed for traffic at different times to accommodate events ... to traffic and more than 70 bus and 15 minibus timetables were changed and routes diverted. The traffic did not resume as normal until the evening. A woman who took her two-year-old daughter ...

  8. In Brief

    Posted Mar 31st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Bill on traffic summonses aimed at repeat offenders A law intended to help get repeat traffic offenders off the road was introduced to the Legislative Council's bills committee by the government yesterday. The amendment to the Road Traffic (Driving-offence Points) Ordinance holds that a summons is 'deemed served' if delivered to a driver's address by registered ...

  9. 42 die in Shanghai fire horror

    Posted Nov 16th 2010, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... of fire engines, police cars and ambulances raced to and from the scene. Police cordoned off streets for several blocks in all directions, causing major traffic disruptions in the bustling district. The traffic chaos also appeared to be hampering efforts to fight the blaze. Even roughly an hour after the fire started, fire engines and ambulances were seen struggling to weave their way ...

  10. In Brief

    Posted Sep 25th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... report on traffic sweep Police issued 500 fixed penalty tickets, 18 summonses and 241 verbal warnings in a two-day operation against traffic offenders on Hong Kong Island, which concluded at 7pm on Tuesday. In the first eight months of this year, there were 2,112 traffic accidents that caused injuries. ...




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