About 14,000 cars in Yangon ticketed in two months

Shine Lin Aung

Traffic police ticketed nearly 14,000 vehicles in Yangon Region in the past two months this year.

According to Yangon Traffic Police Force, the cars that violated traffic rules and regulations were ticketed by traffic police and fined by the traffic court.

"We have the traffic by-law passed in 2015. If a car violated the prescribed traffic rules, it would be ticketed and the ticket was sent to the court for paying a fine. The fine will be K30,000, K50,000 and so on," said traffic police major Myo Aung Myint.

In the region, 13,933 vehicles were ticketed in two months—7,107 in January and 6,826 in February.

Most of traffic accidents in Myanmar occur in Yangon and Mandalay regions.