Police have added a battery of tests to their armoury in a renewed crackdown on the city's drug-drivers.Sunday, 11 March, 2012, 12:00am
Former jockey Alex Yu Kin-shing was fined HK$5,000 and had his driving licence suspended for three months yesterday for drink driving in November.
Yu, 32, who pleaded guilty in Sha Tin Court, was convicted of driving a private car with an alcohol concentration in the breath above the legal limit on Ma On Shan Road on November 22.13 Jan 2010 - 12:00am
It is too early to say if stiffer measures against drink-drivers are paying off, according to transport minister Eva Cheng.
Between the introduction of random tests last Monday and 7am yesterday, four drivers were prosecuted for failing breathalyser tests. About 990 drivers were randomly picked to undergo breath tests.16 Feb 2009 - 12:00am
Drivers will be asked to stop at roadblocks for random breath tests after the new strategy against drink-driving is introduced early next year.
Chief Superintendent Michael Demaid-Groves said the force would need 120 breathalysers for the tests, each costing HK$1,000.18 Sep 2008 - 12:00am
Major motorists' associations have argued against removing the buffer allowed under the present police policy on drink-driving, but they support calls for more random breath tests as a deterrent.
They said some level of buffer was needed in case of minor inaccuracies in the breathalysers.18 Aug 2008 - 12:00am
Alcohol limit relaxed; lives at risk
Lives are being put at risk because police are failing to enforce Hong Kong's drink-driving law strictly.
For the past 13 years, under police policy, people who should have been arrested for drink-driving have been allowed to drive on, even after being involved in accidents, the Sunday Morning Post can reveal.17 Aug 2008 - 12:00am
The driver of a school bus that ran into the back of a car was arrested for dangerous driving after failing a breath test yesterday.
The driver, aged 46 and surnamed Tam, was heading to Heep Yunn Primary School in Kowloon City when the accident happened in Argyle Street, near the corner of Fu Ning Street, at about 7.30am.4 Mar 2008 - 12:00am
Motorist held over drugs and refusing breathalyser test1 Dec 2007 - 12:00am
Updated at 7.19pm: Police would step up crackdowns on drink driving when World Cup football matches are being shown in June, Secretary for the Environment, Transport and Works Sarah Liao Sau-tung said on Wednesday.24 May 2006 - 12:00am
In an uncertain world, it is reassuring to know that we can always rely on a daily dose of inspired idiocy from those who affect to run our government.1 Nov 1999 - 12:00am