Ministry unveils rules, fines on traffic security

MAKE WAY: Starting October, people not authorized to direct traffic or engage in other acts that affect traffic or pedestrians would see new or higher fines

Taipei Times
Date: Aug 03, 2019
By: Cheng Wei-chi and Jake Chung  /  Staff reporter, with staff writer

The Ministry of Transportation and Communications yesterday unveiled its mandatory two-month

The emblem of the Ministry of Transportation and Communications is pictured in an undated photograph.
Photo: Cheng Wei-chi, Taipei Times

preview of amendments to the Road Traffic Security Rules (道路交通安全規則) and the Chart for Standard Rates for Fines Regarding Traffic Violations (違反道路交通管理事件統一裁罰基準表).

The amendments, which are to take effect in October, would penalize people who are not authorized to direct traffic or engage in other acts that obstruct traffic or pedestrian crossings.

Security guards hired by high-rise communities who obstruct traffic to allow priority exit of vehicles from the community would be fined between NT$1,200 and NT$2,400, the ministry said.

Acts that obstruct traffic or pedestrian crossings, such as shooting a music video or an advert without prior application, are to be fined between NT$3,000 and NT$6,000, it said.
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