[Reporter Cai Yahua/Taipei Report] The driver surnamed Liu of Danan Passenger Transport got out of the car after drinking alcohol yesterday afternoon. He drove through an intersection in Beitou District of Beishi City and chased a motorcyclist who stopped at a red light. The police arrived and found that the driver’s alcohol level was as high as one liter. 1.33 milliliters, according to the crime of public danger, transfer to the law.
The Taipei City Public Transportation Department was furious, thinking that the operator had not implemented the management of people and vehicles, and directly imposed a fine of up to 90,000 yuan in accordance with the "Highway Law", and the passenger transport operator also fired the driver.
Guo Xianwen, Section Chief of the Public Transport Department, said that there is zero tolerance for drunk driving and severe punishment. According to the regulations, the alcohol test value exceeding 0.25MG/L will commit the crime of violating public danger. The driver's alcohol test value is more than 4 to 5 times the legal value. It means that people are already drunk. This is too exaggerated and very serious. They did not take the safety of passengers into consideration. Danan Passenger Transport obviously failed to fulfill its responsibility for personnel and vehicle management. According to the "Highway Law", a heavy fine of 90,000 yuan was imposed.
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Guo Xianwen said that he went to the scene to find out that the alcohol test before leaving the car was not carried out, and the vehicle keys were not properly kept. In the car, the driver surnamed Liu who caused the accident was suspected of drinking medicinal wine during his lunch break, and he got out of the car without taking an alcohol test, and the station management did not ask for an alcohol test.
Guo Xianwen emphasized that the accident was attributed to the failure of Danan Passenger Transport to implement the management of passengers and vehicles. At present, in addition to punishing Danan Passenger Transport, the Public Transport Office also guides and requires the operators to propose improvements. They must report the alcohol test records of all drivers before leaving the car every day. , for at least one month, and the Public Transportation Department will continue to observe the subsequent improvement of the industry.
The driver who caused the accident was fined 100,000 yuan by the police and his driver's license was revoked due to the alcohol test. Therefore, Da Nan Bus has also fired the driver.
☆Drinking too much alcohol is harmful to health, and drinking and driving is prohibited☆