PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – The Police force KPMS is now in the process of upgrading and further developing its personnel on St. Maarten. In this climate the police are training three rookie classes on island with the vision of giving better service to the community.
For practical part of their module, the BPO3 class held a traffic control on the parking lot of kimsha on the Welfare road on Friday morning. During this control that’s was done under the supervision of the school coaches, 23 cars was stopped and 6 fines were given. The drivers were fined not having their driving license or insurance with them and also for driving without seatbelt on. There was 10 cars stop and control because of driving with tint on their vehicle.
These types of traffic controls will be held more frequently in near the future. The police force is asking the drivers to have all their documents for the vehicle with them when driving on public roads and remember to adhere to the traffic rules.