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* Over 10,000 drivers caught island wide for traffic violations within 24 hours
Sat, Apr 14, 2018, 11:00 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Apr 14, Colombo: Sri Lanka Police say 10,147 drivers were cited island-wide for traffic violations during the 24-hour period ended at 6 am Friday (Apr 13).

According to the Police, 233 drivers were arrested for drunk driving while another 58 fined for reckless driving.

A total of 233 road accidents were also reported during the 24-hour period while most of them were caused by drunk drivers.

Another 4,475 were fined for road rule violations, 892 drivers were fined for driving without a valid license and 385 drivers were fined for speeding while 4,104 incidents of other traffic violations were reported during the period.

 

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