Vietnamese driver fined for wrong-way driving on southern expressway

May 06, 2023

A pickup truck driver was booked on Thursday for driving on the wrong side of the newly-opened Phan Thiet-Dau Giay Expressway in Vietnam. The wrong-way driver was identified as T.Q.S., a 45-year-old native of Binh Thuan Province, south-central Vietnam, Major Hoang Xuan An, a local traffic police officer, confirmed on the same day. The driver will be fined VND17 million (US$728) and get his driving license revoked for six months for committing this traffic offense, as per the prevailing regulations. It was en route from southern Dong Nai Province to south-central Binh Thuan. At a local police station, the driver attributed his wrong-way driving to “not knowing the right way.”The 99km Phan Thiet-Dau Giay Expressway was opened to traffic last weekend.

The source of this news is from Tuoi Tre News