Tag: road safety
The 49-year-old suspect was arrested and his car seized on Sunday evening after complaints from internet users.
Online photos show the boys lying on the rear windscreen as the car speeds through a road in Pasir Gudang, Johor.
Conference of highway concessionaires reminded that about 4,000 motorcyclists die in accidents every year.
Transport users group says the drivers will not be protected as they will not be provided access to the photographs.
The free checks involves 25 tests on brakes, tyres, side slips, suspension, smoke emissions, top and bottom checks, tinted glass and others.
This is in addition to the existing 19 cameras installed by the Road Transport Department.
The head of UPM's Road Safety Research Centre says what works in Japan may not be suitable here.
Former Miros director-general Wong Shaw Voon says drivers and passengers need to make it second nature to wear seat belts in the car.
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.
Dhaka and other cities were brought to a standstill for more than a week by tens of thousands of students demanding better safety measures after two teenagers were killed by a speeding bus.
PM and transport minister are the stars in a road safety video for 'balik kampung' Hari Raya Aidilfitri travellers.
It will be aired on television and social media next week.
Writer says implementing tighter regulations for express bus drivers, including use of tachograph for monitoring their driving, may be inconvenient but necessary.
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.
AES is the way forward, says road safety expert, but it is just one part of the enforcement process.
Ikatan Silaturrahim Brotherhood chief Azlan Sani Zawawi says motorists too need to be cautious if they're using Waze or GPS as sudden turns are a danger to others.
They are aiming for zero road fatalities during Raya festive season.
JPJ says there is an exception to the safety helmet law for those wearing serban (turban) for religious purposes.
Zulkifli Mohamad al-Bakri says he took a ride on the motorcycle to attend a moon-sighting for Ramadan as the roads were congested.
For those who studied in UK, Australia, we saw our 'Mat Salleh' colleagues beating around the bush with their linguistic prowess, but being obviously void of substance.
Why ban Dego Ride motorcycle 'taxi' service when it can instead be used to help improve safety on the roads.
This is to reduce accidents and fatalities during the festive period.
Enforcement Agency Integrity Commission chairman says committee should be formed by JPJ, SPAD and the police so information can be easily shared.
The federal cabinet is the ultimate boss of the agencies responsible for ensuring road safety.