Radio Taiwan International
Date: 03 July, 2019
By: John Van Trieste
Over 300 people were hit with fines Tuesday as stiffer punishments for drunk driving took effect.
Under the new rules, drunk motorists can be fined up to NT$120,000 (US$3,900). Riding a scooter of motorcycle under the influence may now lead to fines of up to NT$90,000 (US$2,900).
Meanwhile, the penalty for refusing to take a Breathalyzer test or refusing to stop at a testing checkpoint has been doubled to NT$180,000 (US$5,800) [FULL STORY]