2,640 TRAFFIC SUMMONS ISSUED: TAWAU
A total of 2,640 traffic summonses were issued in the district and 53 accidents involving the death of a motorcyclist were recorded between January 19 and February 2.
District Traffic and Public Order Chief, DSP Mohd Zaidi Abdullah said the accident rate increased by 10.4 per cent compared to the period last year.
Most of the accidents happened along Apas road with ten cases and Kuhara road with seven cases. The fatal accident which involved the rider occurred at Utara road.
Zaidi said most of the traffic summonses were issued for speeding (948), while 140 were issued for beating red light.
The other summonses were for dangerous driving along highway (34), using ceilphone when driving(161), overtaking along double lines (16) and other offences (1,660).
“On Monday night, 86 summonses were issued to the offenders who failed to produce identity cards and valid license, and for dangerous driving, not using seatbelt and other offences.