Taipei to clamp down on illegal riding on sidewalks

Riding bicycle on sidewalk punishable by NT$300-600 fine

Taiwan News
Date: 2020/11/19
By: George Liao, Taiwan News, Staff Writer

(Taipei Police Department Traffic Division photo)

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taipei Police Department’s Traffic Division will clamp down on those riding scooters and bicycles on sidewalks in the near future, as such offenses accounted for 90 percent of the city's sidewalk-related traffic accidents from January to October.

The division pointed out in a news release on Tuesday (Nov. 17) that 42 traffic accidents took place on Taipei sidewalks in the first 10 months of this year, of which 38 involved scooters or bicycles being ridden illegally on the sidewalks.    [FULL  STORY]

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