Drivers can Settle Minor Traffic Fines Through Text Messaging
After registering for the new text messaging services offered by the traffic police, Shenzhen drivers can use their mobile phones in handling and processing minor traffic violations. To register driver will have to go to the nearest traffic police counters to apply bringing their IDs, vehicle and drivers license.
When a driver’s violation is captured by traffic cameras, they will be notified by the police using text messages. if the violation consist of a fine of more than 200 yuan and penalty points, but doesn’t require suspension or revocation of their license, drivers can send a message to the police sending WF01 with their license plate number and plate color. Police will then respond with a specific number assigned to the violation and drivers accept the punishment replying with the WF02 and violation number.
The text messaging services cover 34 traffic violations can are captured by traffic monitoring camera. Violations that don’t involve penalty points can usually be settled by direct bank payments. If the vehicle user is not the violator, its user has to inform the violator as soon as possible to have that person process the penalty. Violators need to pay at least 3 percent of the fine a day if they fail to settle the fine within the 15 day deadline.