PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten – On Thursday may 31 st 2018 a traffic control was held by members of the KPSM. The control took place at the Lookout Point of Cole Bay hill (Harold Jack) from 09.00 a.m. to 12.00 p.m. The focus of the control was to control vehicles with dark tinted windows and drivers who had unpaid fines.
A total of 80 vehicles were checked.
50 vehicles with tinted windows were controlled and the tint removed.
1 vehicle was towed.
5 drivers had to pay their outstanding fine.
19 fines were issued for numerous traffic violations.
These traffic controls will continue indefinitely and the Police Department is taking this opportunity to inform all drivers and vehicle owners to have their vehicle inspected and their road-tax paid no later than July 1 st 2018. All divers and vehicle owners should take keen notice of this information to avoid any unnecessary delays or inconveniences.