KUALA LUMPUR: City police have issued nearly 6,000 traffic summonses on the third day of the Respect Traffic Laws campaign.
Kuala Lumpur Traffic Investigation and Enforcement Department chief Asst Comm Sarifudin Mohd Salleh said they issued 5,953 summonses on Sunday, with the majority of them for traffic obstruction (4,647).
“Our personnel also issued 203 summonses for vehicles that stopped in the pedestrian zebra crossings as well as those that stopped beyond the white lines.
“A total of 106 summonses were also issued to locals for operating a vehicle without a licence as well as four to foreigners for the same offence,” he said yesterday.
He said 41 summonses were also issued to motorists who beat the red light and five to those who stopped in the yellow box.
“We also issued 927 summonses for various other offences.
“In total, our 704 personnel members conducted 16 operations at various locations,” he said, adding that 11 people were also arrested during the operations.
He said police arrested five people under Section 45 of the Road Transport Act for driving while under the influence and one under Section 50(3) of the same Act for committing unlawful interference.