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Police Traffic urges public to assist for a safer roads in Honiara
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16 April 2018
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Acting Director of Police Traffic Department, Inspector Brian Surimalefo

The Kukum Police Traffic Centre in Honiara has recorded an increase of13 cases for the period 6 -12 April 2018 compared to the period 30 March - 5 April 2018 for Honiara City alone.

Acting Director of Police Traffic Department, Inspector Brian Surimalefo says, “For the period 6 -12 April 2018, Kukum Traffic Centre recorded a total of 22 cases while for the period 30 March - 5 April 2018, the Centre recorded a total of 9 cases.”

“Cases of careless driving was the highest with 5 cases recorded during the most recent period compared to 4 cases during the previous period,” says Acting Director Surimalefo.

He says, “The good news is that no cases of presence of alcohol in the blood was recorded by officers and this shows that vehicles in Honiara are heeding the message, do not drink and drive.”

“However drivers are still creating the extra third lane on our roads ignoring the continuous messaging to try and discourage this inconsiderate behaviour,” says Inspector Surimalefo.

He adds: “I call on drivers who continue to ignore messages from the Traffic Centre because one day you will be caught.”

“I call on honest drivers and the general public in Honiara to report

any vehicles seen to be creating the third or any breach of the Traffic laws to the Kukum Traffic Centre so we can promote safer roads for our travelling public in our capital city,” says Acting Director, Traffic Department Inspector Surimalefo.

The Kukum Police Traffic Centre can be contacted on phone 22336 or call the Police Communication Centre on 23666 or free toll line 999.

 

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