The siren and the strobes are on for a very important reason – it is to warn other road users to take notice and give way to these emergency service vehicles to move faster and reach their destinations as quickly as possible.… [Click to read the rest] “Driving Skills 101: No Reason to Disrespect Emergency Service Vehicle!!”
(One reason why we need to enforce Ops Sikap – it looks like a plague, idiots on the road without helmet creating a nuisance and endangering others and the worse ones even have young kids on the motorcycle. Image source: http://drhanie.blogspot.com/)
Update: I guess it is unfair to point the fingers at the police alone although they do handle the bulk of the enforcement since there are other agencies involved namely JPJ who handle licensing & training and JKJR who handle the overall coordination and road safety-related activities… [Click to read the rest] “Enforcement 101: Ops Sikap, Authorities Should Be Blamed Too”
(The problem with some dumb motorcyclists is that they think that they are invincible especially when they are not wearing any helmets. Initially, I felt the same way too but I recognize that it was nothing but a mirage – unlike those driving cars, you have nothing to protect you from serious injuries.… [Click to read the rest] “Enforcement 101: Dumb Motorcyclists, Skinning Them Alive”
“The lack of demand among Malaysians for safety features is the main reason why many vehicles sold in the country do not meet international safety standards”
(Just how many of the locally made cars had even passed the basic crash test with flying colours? If you know the answer, then you will know that we been screwed with unsafe cars for a very long time now but the question is who’s’ fault is it?… [Click to read the rest] “Enforcement 101: Quote of Week – Unsafe Cars”
(The scary part when you are driving in heavy rain is that you are not being sure whether the sight of a dark item in the middle of the highway is a car still moving or a car has hit the barrier and is lying on the middle of the road)… [Click to read the rest] “Driving Skills 101: Unfortunately Raining Idiots on Highway”
(Thumbs up as a sign of thank you instead of the middle finger is always welcomed on a stressful drive home, more so after doing a good deed instead of being a nuisance to fellow road users. Image source: Pinterest)
How many times you have said “Thank You” to someone else today, two days ago, a week ago or a month ago?… [Click to read the rest] “Attitude 101: A Simple Thank You Reduces Road Tension”
(Sometimes it is wise to look left and right before crossing the road, more so if a speeding car is heading your way. Image source: https://mikedelgrosso.co.uk/)
There are lifeless zombies that cross the road every morning near my residential area and workplace.
To others, they are known as factory workers – lowly paid, the repetitive task assigned and often “foreign” in nature.… [Click to read the rest] “Driving Skills 101: When Dumb Factory Workers Crosses The Road”
Some still don’t get it, don’t they?
Let’s recap something that was highlighted way before the holidays:-
… [Click to read the rest] “Highway 101: Stubborn of the Stubborn”
Traffic offenders will no longer be given discounts on police summons fines beginning from Monday.
According to an internal directive issued to all traffic police divisions today, traffic offenders will have to pay the compound fines according to the computer generated summonses and appeals for discounts or waivers will no longer be entertained.
Another flip – flop and for the wrong reason too…
(A simple question – if there are 2 situations where the fine amount is different – one is RM300 and another RM1,000, in which situation you think will make this offender who is using the emergency lane to cut queue to think twice?)… [Click to read the rest] “RM1,000 fine cancelled!”