After 1 week of fines for overloaded vehicles in Ho Chi Minh City

After 1 week of fines for overloaded vehicles in Ho Chi Minh City

Traffic inspectors, Ho Chi Minh City Department of Transport, said that overloaded vehicle violations are decreasing every day since Ho Chi Minh City started piloting fines for this violation.

After one week of pilot implementation Fine for overloaded vehiclesChief Inspector of Ho Chi Minh City Department of Transport Pham Ngoc Dung said that the number of vehicles violating overloading has decreased over the days.

According to Mr. Dung, after a week of implementing fines for overloaded vehicles, initial results were quite good – the number of overloaded vehicles decreased every day. Thus, the above pilot has acted as a deterrent for transport businesses and drivers.

Mr. Dung said that Ho Chi Minh City is the first locality to pilot fines for overloaded vehicles. After one week of implementation from November 10 to November 15, 29 violations were recorded.

Vehicles that are overloaded will have their license plates recorded and fines will be issued. Photo: DAO TRANG

The number of violations decreased compared to the first day of the pilot launch, specifically, on November 10, there were 8 cases of violation, on November 11, there were 4 cases, on November 14, there was 1 case, and on November 15, there was 1 case. 11 has 5 cases.

The Traffic Inspectorate of the Department of Transport said that during one week of implementing cold fines, the unit encountered some difficulties due to transmission errors, power outages, wifi loss, system maintenance… However, the results were recorded. The number of overloaded vehicles has decreased compared to before.

“Currently, the Department Inspectorate is continuing to receive images and results showing signs of overloading violations to conduct verification. Next week, we will invite drivers with overloading violations to come to work, make records and issue a penalty decision” – Mr. Dung said.

Mr. Doan Van Tan – Director of the Center for Urban Traffic Management and Operations, Ho Chi Minh City Department of Transport, said that the number of violating vehicles passing through the weigh station shows signs of decreasing compared to before. The Center will continue to send information and images to the Department Inspectorate for coordination, inspection and decision-making.

3 penalty points for overloaded vehicles in Ho Chi Minh City

Ho Chi Minh City Department of Transport officially piloted fines for overloaded vehicles using automatic scales at three weighing stations: load testing station No. 3 (Ong Lon bridge area) on Nguyen Van Linh street; Vehicle load checking station No. 6. and No. 7 (An Suong – An Lac toll station area, Binh Tan district).

Overloaded vehicles passing through areas with automatic scales will have the license plate and violation content automatically recorded by the system.

According to Ho Chi Minh City Law


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