PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – In carrying out the end of the year safety plan, the police of Sint.Maarten have started with traffic controls in connection with its end of the year activities.
The first of these controls was held on Wednesday December 4th 2019. A combine control was done together with the personnel of the customs department in different location. The controls were based technical
requirements for vehicles make use of the public road. Specific attention was given to drivers with tinted windows, for not having their road tax paid or number plates attached to their cars the teams also checked for drugs and firearms.
A total of 107 vehicles was controlled, 40 drivers were requested to remover their tint, 3 fines were given and 1 car was towed away. And a small amount of narcotics was confiscated by the control team. These types of controls will be held more frequently in this period.
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.