Cars confiscated in Mon State are to be redistributed to government agencies.
Road fatalities are expected to double in Burma unless effective road safety measures are implemented.
Traffic police attributed the accidents in most part to human error, including reckless driving and a general lack of understanding of traffic rules.
Rangoon’s Minister of Finance says there are plans for new overpasses to relieve traffic congestion in Tamwe, Bahan and Mayangone townships, and traffic lights for 65 busy junctions.
Rangoon traffic police have announced that they charged 12,000 drivers for traffic violations in just one week. Fines for breaking traffic rules generally incurred a 1,500 kyat (US$1.50) fine, police…
The price of imported vehicles has rapidly declined as a result of the Burmese government’s “car slip” scheme, causing concern among dealers who are incurring major losses on import duties.