China uses drones in holiday traffic patrols

Beijing—China’s traffic cops are using drones and video to patrol the country’s roads during the weeklong national holiday that started on Sunday.
The Ministry of Public Security said in a statement that 214,000 officers were on the roads on Saturday. They dealt with 55,000 cases of speeding, 1,100 cases of drink driving and 3,100 cases of illegally occupying emergency lanes, the statement said.
According to the statement, as of Saturday afternoon, no major accidents involving more than five deaths or fatal multiple car collisions had been reported.—Xinhua

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