Traffic police in Hai Phong City, northern Vietnam fined a 41-seater sleeper bus driver VND20 million (US$821) for carrying 81 people on Sunday night, nearly double the vehicle’s capacity, police officers said on Tuesday. Traffic police officers in Hai Phong stopped the sleeper bus on a National Highway 10 section in An Duong District for a check on Sunday night. The vehicle plies a fixed route between Nam Dinh Province and Quang Ninh Province, both in northern Vietnam. The bus, originally designed with 41 seats, was found to be carrying a total of 81 passengers. In response, police mandated the bus owner to arrange for an additional vehicle to transport the excess passengers to their respective destinations.