1. I was involved in an accident where I was liable for careless driving, failing to stop after an accident and failing to report after an accident, which would incur 5, 5 and 3 driving-offence points respectively. So in this one single accident, I incurred 13 points, right?
Not necessarily. According to section 8A of the Road Traffic (Driving-Offence Points) Ordinance (Cap.375 of the Laws of Hong Kong), if several offences are committed in one act, the simple addition of all the points may not be the correct way to make the calculation. You should consult the Commissioner for Transport or seek legal assistance to clarify the actual number of points to be incurred. In your circumstances, it is likely that careless driving and failing to stop after an accident will be considered as the same or substantially the same act, thus attracting 5 points in total for these 2 liabilities; the total points incurred for this incident may therefore be 8.