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LETTER from SM Mohamed Idris | Traffic law enforcement shouldn't be seasonal Ye…

LETTER from SM Mohamed Idris | Traffic law enforcement shouldn't be seasonal

Year after year we have Ops Sikap, now changed to Ops Selamat, to stop the carnage from our road crashes during our festive seasons. Malaysia was ranked 20th globally for the most road deaths in 2011, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO). Eighteen people are killed daily in road crashes and according to the Malaysian Institute of Road Safety Research (Miros), the figure is expected to rise to 29 by 2020.

According to the Penang traffic police chief, Mohd Fuad Abdul Latiff, the previous Ops Sikap didn’t work because the police advised the public to drive slowly, don’t jump queue and be patient. Ops Selamat, however, is about total enforcement. He cautioned that enough warnings have been given and on-the-spot action would be taken against errant motorists.

Read more here: http://www.malaysiakini.com/letters/269749


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Year after year we have Ops Sikap, now changed to Ops Selamat, to stop the carnage from our road crashes during our festive seasons. Malaysia was ranked 20th globally for the most road deaths in 2011, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO). Eighteen people are killed daily in road crashes…

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