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Thousands of 'dangerous' traffic violations recorded over past two weeks

TAGS: Transport

Traffic Police recorded a total of 7,510 “dangerous” traffic violations across the country in the past two weeks, according to a statement issued on Tuesday.

Violations deemed to be dangerous include running a red light, driving in the opposite direction to the flow of traffic, not wearing a seat belt, not wearing a crash helmet and speeding.

Specifically, in the week from June 26 to July 2, Traffic Police officers recorded 2,005 instances of motorcyclists not wearing helmets. From July 3 to 9, they recorded another 5,505 cases of speeding. 

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