Yangon police step up campaign against noisy power exhausts

Noisy drivers beware: The police will take you off the road if you rig your car to make excess racket. Police Lieutenant Colonel Lin Htut of No 2 Yangon Traffic Police says drivers who installed noisy power exhausts now face arrest and a six-month driving ban. The confiscation of vehicles fitted with power exhausts began […]

Traffic Police Superintendent Lt-Col Lin Htut: ‘Road users should obey the traffic rules’

Since Myanmar opened in 2011, a relaxation of vehicle import rules has resulted in an extra 300,000 vehicles on the country’s roads. The influx of cars and trucks, mainly second-hand vehicles from Japan, has created congestion on Yangon’s streets and challenges for traffic management. Mizzima Business Weekly’s Hans Hulst spoke to Police Lieutenant-Colonel Lin Htut, […]