SamdechSarKheng Calls for More Enforcement of Traffic Law

SamdechKralahomSarKheng, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, has appealed for more enforcement of traffic law.

While presiding over the Annual Stocktaking 2016 on Enforcement of Traffic Law and Action Plan for 2017 of the National Road Safety Committee (NRSC), SamdechSarKheng expressed thanks and appreciation for all traffic officers, military police officers, public and transport officials, and other relevant officials and institutions for having taking part in preventing and reducing the traffic-related casualties.

SamdechSarKheng, also Chairman of NRSC, attributed the International Road Safety Award he received from Prince Michael of Kent in London, the UK in mid December, to the contribution from all milieus.

According to a report of NRSC, 3,700 cases of traffic accidents were recorded in 2016, killing 1,717 people and injuring 6,607 others, while in 2015 there were 4,600 cases, claiming 2,265 lives and injuring 9,775 people.

SamdechSarKheng also called on all road users to continue respecting the traffic law so as to reduce traffic accidents to a minimum level in 2017.

Source: Agency Kampuchea Press