More than 5.5 million traffic violations nationwide resulted in 2.9 billion VND (138,000 USD) in fines last year, according to the Department of Road and Railway Traffic Police.

With the harmonious collaboration of relevant sectors along with timely solutions, 2013 saw 29,385 road accidents, a decline of 1,610 cases over 2012.

The death toll also decreased by 55 from 9,424 cases.

Such violations as overloading, drink driving or riding without a helmet were provided with proper punishment.

Over the year, the police made reforms in the process of transferring vehicle ownership and taking invalid registrations back.

Additionally, the department put into operation an online system of vehicle management and registration to make it easier for road users.-VNA