EMPLOYERS in food delivery service will be named to the public if their employees violate four accounts of traffic rules more than three times in a month.
The violations include driving retrofitted e-bikes, or those failing to meet standards, driving in vehicle lanes, or driving on expressways, highways or trunk roads, officials with the city’s traffic police bureau said at a press conference yesterday.
The employers will be ordered to provide traffic safety education for their employees.
Shenzhen traffic police have been conducting a citywide action regarding violations by pedestrians and nonmotorized vehicles, such as e-bikes and tricycles, since Thursday.
So far, a total of 9,549 violations have been checked, including 96 violations by food delivery employees. The violations of meituan.com employees made up one-third of the total by food delivery companies.
The city has reported 275 deaths due to traffic accidents involving pedestrians and nonmotorized vehicles since 2016.
In 2016 alone, 238 people were killed in such accidents, accounting for 57.2 percent of the total traffic accident fatalities.