Fiji Time: 7:37 AM on Saturday 21 October

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

Traffic infringements up

Shayal Devi
Wednesday, May 07, 2014

THERE are some drivers who have accumulated more than 30 traffic infringement notices.

This and the attitudes of some drivers need to change, says Land Transport Authority spokesman Iliesa Sokia.

He said drivers would be monitored based on the amount of infringement notices issued to them.

"When drivers have more than 30 notices, we will be giving them a warning letter informing them to change their driving attitudes or else they will face harsh penalties from the LTA," he said.

"Most of the public service vehicle drivers that have been charged are repeat offenders and they are booked over and over again for the same offence."

According to Mr Sokia, operators of public service vehicles should employ drivers after careful evaluation.

"If drivers have previous fines or criminal elements surrounding them, the operators should be stern and manage them well.

"Any indiscipline should not be tolerated. PSV vehicle operators should place utmost priority on the safety of members of public.

"They should inform their drivers to adhere to road rules as we have reiterated so many times. Over speeding is the most common cause of road accidents and we are urging drivers again to be cautious on our roads."








Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Westpac
Code Inward TTs Outward TTs
CAD 0.61840.5994
JPY 56.315753.3157
GBP 0.37500.3670
EUR 0.41770.4057
NZD 0.71070.6777
AUD 0.63150.6065
USD 0.49690.4799

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 20th, October, 2017

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Sweets for the homeless
  2. Sex video goes viral
  3. 'I accepted death'
  4. Police to get payout
  5. Rainima is first in China
  6. No comment from ex-scholars association on sex video
  7. Probe delay
  8. Hopes and dreams of family go up in smoke
  9. Machine not working
  10. Family makes homemade diya

Top Stories this Week

  1. Man allegedly hit by bulldozer blade, dead Tuesday (17 Oct)
  2. Miranda turns to sex work to survive Thursday (19 Oct)
  3. Final in mind Monday (16 Oct)
  4. Faith, a true survivor against all odds Tuesday (17 Oct)
  5. Villagers pass around eTransport card Monday (16 Oct)
  6. Unsolved mystery of MV Joyita Sunday (15 Oct)
  7. Dreams do come true Thursday (19 Oct)
  8. Plans for Bati Sunday (15 Oct)
  9. Sweets for the homeless Friday (20 Oct)
  10. Bati visits Ra villages Tuesday (17 Oct)