Police here in St Vincent will be enforcing all laws as it pertains to traffic in 2017.
A representative of RSVGPF Traffic Branch while speaking on national radio (NBC), expressed concern about the wearing of seatbelts among motorists here on the island.
The Traffic Department said in 2017, plans will be implemented to enforce traffic laws – for persons who do not comply with traffic regulations as stipulated by the Royal St. Vincent and the Grenadines Police Force.
Station Sargent Junior Nero, Representative of the Traffic Branch while speaking on (NBC) said: “ seat belt laws are an important part of encouraging drivers and passengers to buckle up before heading out on the road”.
The Traffic Branch representative said all motorists needs to comply with the laws that govern the wearing of seatbelts.
An individual can be charged up to $5,000 EC Dollars for a first offence.
An increase in vehicles on the island has posed significant challenges for the traffic Branch.