After a video of a car driving in the opposite direction on My Thuan – Can Tho highway on the morning of January 14, 2024, authorities quickly found the driver’s identity.
Specifically, Highway Traffic Control Patrol Team No. 7 (Team 7, Traffic Police Department) verified the case of a red car running in the opposite direction on My Thuan-Can Tho Expressway on morning of January 14, 2024.
Using professional measures, Team 7 determined that the owner and driver of the above car was Ms. NTTM (residing in Dong Xoai town, Binh Phuoc province). Working with the traffic police force, Ms. M. admitted that on the morning of January 14, she drove a car in the opposite direction on the My Thuan – Can Tho highway at section Km122+500.
Team 7 made a record for the act of “Driving a car in the opposite direction on the highway” specified in Point a, Clause 8, Article 5, Decree 100/2019/ND-CP of the Government, amended and supplemented. in Decree 123/2021/ND-CP of the Government.
Team 7 recommends that people traveling on the My Thuan – Can Tho highway must comply with the law to ensure safety for themselves and others when participating in traffic. Absolutely do not drive in the opposite direction on the highway. All cases of violating traffic order and safety on the My Thuan – Can Tho expressway will be strictly handled by Team 7 according to the provisions of law.
Also based on the provisions in Point a, Clause 8, Article 5 of Decree 100/2019/ND-CP, vehicle drivers traveling in the opposite direction on the highway, backing up on the highway, except when priority vehicles are traveling Performing emergency duties according to regulations can be fined from 16 – 18 million VND.
Also according to Point dd, Clause 11, Article 5 of Decree 100/2019/ND-CP, vehicle owners who commit violations of driving in the wrong direction on the highway will be subject to additional penalties such as having their right to use their driving license revoked. Vehicle duration is 5 – 7 months.
Thus, vehicle owners who violate the violation of driving in the wrong direction on the highway can be fined from 16 – 18 million VND and have their driver’s license revoked for 5 – 7 months.