KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 6,476 summonses were issued for various offences during phase two of the Respect Traffic Laws operations.
Kuala Lumpur Traffic Investigation and Enforcement Department chief Asst Comm Sarifudin Mohd Salleh said the top offence committed was traffic obstruction with 4,816 summonses issued.
“Other offences are vehicles on pedestrian walkways or white lines (134), not having a driving licence (124), running a red light (46) and illegal modification of number plates (58),” he said.
ACP Sarifudin said a total of 48 officers and 657 personnel were involved in the operation around the city.
“We seized 12 motorcycles for various offences and detained eight people for various traffic offences including driving while intoxicated,” he added.
The special traffic operation was being conducted at 16 locations in the city from Sept 15 until Sept 29 with the aim to create more awareness on the importance of following traffic regulations.