August 27, 2023 -As part of our ongoing efforts to maintain road safety and deter unlawful activities, personnel of the police force of Sint-Maarten conducted a series of traffic controls and other enforcement actions during the week of August 21st to August 27, 2023.
During this period, the police conducted operations aimed at addressing various concerns related to road safety, vehicle compliance, and public order. The results of these actions are as follows:
Traffic Controls and Vehicle Inspections:
A total of 145 vehicles were stopped and subjected to thorough inspections.
Our officers issued a total of 64 fines for a range of traffic infractions, emphasizing KPSM commitment to upholding traffic laws and ensuring responsible driving behavior.
Among the vehicles stopped, 39 scooters and motorcycles were inspected.
Ten (10) scooters were impounded due to a lack of the necessary technical aspects required for safe operation on public roads. We remind all scooter and motorcycle owners of the importance of maintaining their vehicles to ensure the safety of both riders and others on the road.
Tinted Windows Violations:
Eighteen (18) individuals were addressed in connection with vehicles having tinted windows that violated legal limits
Public Order and Loitering:
In a proactive effort to ensure public safety, 40 individuals were engaged in controls while loitering around various business establishments located across the island
The Sint Maarten Police Force would like to inform the public that these enforcement actions are part of our ongoing commitment to enhancing safety on our roads and maintaining public order.
We want to ensure that all individuals are aware that similar controls will be carried out during the upcoming period. Our officers will be actively engaged in addressing road safety, vehicle compliance, and public order matters to create a secure environment for.