1. To have a stable law and ordersituation and smooth traffic flow within its defined area of responsibility, the 5th Precinct of Taichung City Government Police Department has produced a propaganda film, Watching Out Each Step, to remind the public not to drink and drive. The video has been widely circulated on Facebook and youtube so far. Officers at the 5th Precinct vow to further strengthen their services, including escorting people to withdraw a large sum of money from a financial institution. It is hoped that all the policing efforts can give the public within its jurisdiction area good public security and smooth movement.
2. The making of Watching Out Each Step was commissioned to Yan Bo-jie, a police officer at the Inspector Section of 5th Precinct, who is also a member of the police band “Seven Wolves in Lishan”. The film narrates real traffic accidents with Taiwanese lyrics in simple and sincere way, urging people to pay attention to their own security.
3. Chen Chao-long, Director of the 5th Precinct,stressed that the police would continue to advocate their services through the aforementioned tools and join hands with the volunteer police, the civil defense, the community neighborhood watch, and volunteers to actively maintain social security and give people a secure, safe and happy home life.
4. The newly amended Act Governing the Punishment of Violation of Road Traffic Regulations provides that effective from March 1, 2013,the maximum penalty for drunk driving increases from the NT$60,000 to NT$90,000, targeting at three types of drivers, such as the drunk driving recidivists within five years, drivers rejecting to park their cars for inspection, or people refusing breathalyzer tests. The purpose of heavy penalties is to end any drunk driving.
5. If you want to take a look at Watching Out Each Step, please visit URL: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TEFmsOr4uSM.