Liberian National Police Says It Has Generated L$74k, US$929 From Traffic Tickets In July

Traffic Police in Monrovia
Traffic Police in Monrovia

The Traffic Division of the Liberia National Police(LNP) has generated L$74,975 and US$929 through the issuance of tickets for traffic violations in the month of July 2016.

Acting Director of Public Affairs at the LNP, Chief Superintendent Lewis M. Norman told the Liberia News Agency Tuesday that the monies were paid into government revenue.

According to Norman, over 281 tickets were issued, out of which 104 were paid, while 193 tickets are still outstanding and three facing contest by the alleged violators.

He warned drivers against violating traffic regulations, stressing that the LNP will not hesitate to issue ticket to any driver who violates driving rules as such act could jeopardize the safety of the road.


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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.