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Malaysia doesn’t fear Chinese, US military presence in region, says Dr...

However, the prime ministers tells Russian media, he fears there may be fighting if an accident were to occur.

2 construction firms plead guilty over death, injury of workers

The companies were charged with negligence which caused accidents at their work sites last year.

11 more safety cameras to be installed at accident-prone areas

This is in addition to the existing 19 cameras installed by the Road Transport Department.

Honda says 16th US death confirmed in airbag rupture

Another seven deaths have been confirmed in Honda vehicles with faulty Takata airbag inflators in Malaysia.

Don’t be a hero, buckle up, road users told

Former Miros director-general Wong Shaw Voon says drivers and passengers need to make it second nature to wear seat belts in the car.

Unfair to blame retreaded tyres for road crashes, say manufacturers

Products comply with standards stipulated, association tells minister.

Runaway truck crash kills nine in Mexico

For years people in Mexico City have been calling for restrictions on big trucks using local highways because they are often involved in crashes.

Road safety: Time to stop talking and start acting

It's useless to call for an audit of vehicles and drivers after a major accident as people will forget about it in two or three weeks' time and the cycle will repeat itself.

Why you may want to be extra vigilant while driving in...

Road trippers may want to exercise extra caution while behind the wheel in August, which has been named "the most dangerous driving month of the year."

No need for high-cost transport projects, says group

The transport body says ECRL, HSR and Penang Tunnel are too expensive.

US military cancels training exercise near Djibouti after aircraft mishaps

Exercise Alligator Dagger was cancelled after recent aviation accidents.

2,444 wildlife snuffed out by motorists in 5 years

Road signs and viaducts for wildlife have failed to stop this carnage on the roads.

Heavy snow forces Geneva airport to suspend all flights

The heavy snowfall lashing Europe forced Geneva airport to suspend all air traffic Thursday, while trains in Switzerland were also facing delays.

Road safety: Inconvenience is a necessary evil

Writer says implementing tighter regulations for express bus drivers, including use of tachograph for monitoring their driving, may be inconvenient but necessary.

Make sure our children wear helmets on motorcycles

Study shows that 50% of students arriving to school by motorcycle do not wear helmets or chin straps, exposing them to risk of severe injury.

Police deny making calls to public to settle accident cases

Public advised to take name and staff number of police personnel, and accident report number should they receive fake calls from 03-20719999.

Me, a road bully? I am the victim, claims man in...

Businessman Simren Singh says, in both incidents, his car was rammed from behind, adding that he has received 2,000 threats to his life on social media after videos of the incidents went viral.

Handphones cause of 35pc of accidents in Kedah, say cops

Use of mobile phones can cause traffic to slow down, they say.

Sabah police focus on 30 accident ‘black spots’

They are aiming for zero road fatalities during Raya festive season.

Bomba: Tow truck guys never asked for payment before

Media reported Fire and Rescue Department took some time to remove bodies of victims in Jempol accident as tow truck operators were concerned over payment.

‘GrabCar drivers told to make personal reports for insurance claims’

Disgruntled GrabCar driver also accuses company of not helping to cover the cost of damage to cars in the event of an accident.

Bus drivers attitude need to change, says minister

Minister in Prime Minister's department Nancy Shukri says government will be holding talks with public transport operators to look at other ways to improve road safety.

Paraglider operator missing after falling into the sea

Fisherman says he saw the person in the air for about 2-3 minutes, another witness says victim was afloat for 30 minutes then disappeared.

RTD: 1.2 million M’sians don’t have driving licences

Director-General Nadzri Siron wants to know the reasons why these people do not possess a driving licence despite being eligible for one.