Fiji Time: 8:04 AM on Tuesday 25 October

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

Police book offenders

Ana Madigibuli
Thursday, April 24, 2014

NINE hundred and sixty seven drivers were booked for speeding during the Easter weekend.

Police director traffic SSP Mahesh Mishra said for the three-day operations, 44 drivers were booked for careless driving and another 44 were booked for failing to use their seat belt.

SSP Mishra said apart from the drivers who were booked for speeding and careless driving, 20 were arrested for drink-driving and three for carrying excessive passengers.

He said the mission of the Easter long weekend operation was to achieve safer roads, safer vehicles and safer drivers by controlling accident-related offences and achieving zero fatalities.

He said while police managed to achieve zero road fatalities during the Easter weekend, the other concerns was continuous drivers' disregard for road rules.

While he acknowledged the support of the general public in adhering to road safety rules, he noted, however, the presence of a few drivers who needed to seriously adopt a change of mind-set for the safety of the traveling public.

Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Code Inward TTs Outward TTs
CAD 0.65020.6312
JPY 51.786748.7867
GBP 0.39950.3915
EUR 0.44950.4375
NZD 0.68980.6568
AUD 0.64760.6226
USD 0.49350.4765



Exchange Rate updated on 21st October, 2016

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Hunt on for sex assault suspect
  2. Drop in roll
  3. Fiji pearls make history
  4. Villagers fear for safety
  5. Abuse on the streets
  6. Teenager finds body in a creek
  7. Village diving expedition turns tragic
  8. Villagers turn to sea cucumbers for income
  9. Alleged robber charged
  10. Former Fiji national hailed a hero

Top Stories this Week

  1. Former flight attendant invests in farming business Wednesday (19 Oct)
  2. Calls for USP vice chancellor to step down Tuesday (18 Oct)
  3. 'I heard Soko screaming in pain' Friday (21 Oct)
  4. A daughter's sacrifice Thursday (20 Oct)
  5. Dad's cry for justice Tuesday (18 Oct)
  6. 'I never knew Soko' Thursday (20 Oct)
  7. Hero's welcome Wednesday (19 Oct)
  8. 18 workers on the run Tuesday (18 Oct)
  9. Death probe Sunday (23 Oct)
  10. Fijians at heart Wednesday (19 Oct)