Traffic police will go undercover in a bid to tackle illegal street motorbike racing, the HCM City Police Department has announced.
The campaign to inspect and handle outdated motor vehicles in the city will take place from March 1 to June 14 this year.
Lieutenant Colonel Doan Ngoc Minh Tuan, Deputy Head of the Da Nang Traffic Police Department, said the deployment of traffic cameras has eased work pressure on police officers.
Traffic police nationwide will have the right to stop any driver to check their vehicle registration certificate, driving license, vehicle insurance, certificate of technical safety and environmental protection and other vehicle documents.
Thirty-one traffic accidents occurred, killing 23 and injuring 15 others on January 23 (the 29th day of the 12th lunar month), the first day of the week-long Lunar New Year (Tet) holiday.
Citizens can now film and record traffic police officers, as long as they are not interfering with police duties, according to a new circular that took effect on Wednesday.
The Traffic Police Department under the Ministry of Public Security has asked traffic police units across the country to strengthen inspections of automobiles using fake number plates.
Traffic police have dealt with thousands of violations in HCM City three days after launching a national traffic inspection.
Traffic police have kick-started a nationwide campaign to inspect coaches, passenger cars, container trucks and motorbikes in an effort to prevent serious accidents.