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Press Release for April 3, 2019 Media Briefing by the Shanghai Municipal People’s Government

April 04, 2019

The Information Office of Shanghai Municipalality held a media briefing today (April 3) and deputy chief of Shanghai Public Security Bureau Chen Zhen introduced the recent rectification work of road traffic violations and the focus of the next step.

Xing Peiyi, the head of the Traffic Police Corps of the Municipal Public Security Bureau, attended the conference and answered questions from reporters.

I The latest results of recent traffic safety management work

According to the city’s traffic authority statistics, in recent years, the number of road traffic accidents, deaths, and injuries in Shanghai continued to decline. In 2018, the year-on-year decline was 6.3 percent for road accidents, 5.2 percent for deaths and 6.8 percent for injuries, respectively, a record low in history. The average daily traffic cases handled by police emergency hotline also fell 12.4 percent from a year ago.

Since 2018, the city's public security authority has been continuing to enhance traffic safety management and education work through four aspects, “law enforcement, management, science and technology, and service&rdquo