01 Mar '11, 9am

Traffic Depot Update China rewards people who video-capture traffic violations #violation #cops

There are six types of traffic violation cases, according to the WTB official notice published Mar 18 last year. They include: hit-and-run, intoxicated driving, running a red light, random lane changing, counter-direction driving and driving with fake license plates. -- PHOTO: REUTERS CHINA - FOR some Wuhan citizens, earning 6,000 yuan (S$1,160) a week is no longer a difficult thing. They can simply stand in major traffic junctions, shooting video of traffic violations and report them to traffic bureau for a bonus, according to a Feb 28 cnhubei.com report. One Wuhan Traffic Bureau (WTB) official said they have awarded over 5 million yuan to cameramen for 100,000 effective cases by the end of December last year. This year, the WTB will continue encouraging more cameramen to assist in the supervision of traffic violation to improve the city's traffic order, the official said...

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