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Topic: Malaysian Institute of Road Safety Research

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Road safety guidelines for motorcycle delivery service workers in the works: Mahfuz
PUTRAJAYA: The National Council for Occupational Safety and Health will issue road safety guidelines for service delivery workers using motorcycles, Deputy Human Resources Minister Datuk Mahfuz Omar (...
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Living: Road safety guidelines for motorcycle delivery service workers in the works: Mahfuz
PUTRAJAYA: The National Council for Occupational Safety and Health will issue road safety guidelines for service delivery workers using motorcycles, Deputy Human Resources Minister Datuk Mahfuz Omar (...
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Malaysian driver slammed for not honking at fellow driver who fell asleep at the wheel
An accident was unfolding right before his eyes.
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Ford trains more safe drivers in Malaysia
KUALA LUMPUR: As part of the effort to promote safe driving behavior and road safety awareness in Malaysia, Ford and its sole local distribution partner, Sime Darby Auto ConneXion (SDAC), recently org...
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Heels and Wheels: Bosch champions road safety for women drivers in Malaysia
In a quest to empower women drivers to be stewards of their own cars and to embrace safe practices on ours roads, Bosch Automotive Aftermarket Malaysia (Bosch AA) in collaboration with the Ministry of...
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Cabinet backpedalling in getting youths to earn more, says ex-deputy minister
PETALING JAYA: Putrajaya is backpedalling in its efforts to help youths earn more, said former deputy transport minister Aziz Kaprawi after the Cabinet approved Indonesian motorcycle e-hailing service...
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Stern action against non-compliant e-hailing drivers
KUALA LUMPUR: Stern action will be taken against e-hailing drivers in the city who still do not comply with the set conditions after Oct 12, said director of Kuala Lumpur Federal Territory Road Transp...
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Transport Ministry seeking public opinion on Gojek
The Cabinet recently agreed in principle to the implemention of motorcycle-based ride-hailing service Gojek in Malaysia, and the Transport Ministry is now seeking the public’s opinion on the matter ...
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Stern action against e-hailing drivers without PSV licence after Oct 12
KUALA LUMPUR: Stern action will be taken against e-hailing drivers in the city who still do not comply with the set conditions after Oct 12, said director of Kuala Lumpur Federal Territory Road Transp...
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Stern action against non-compliant e-hailing drivers
KUALA LUMPUR: Stern action will be taken against e-hailing drivers in the city who still do not comply with the set conditions after Oct 12, said director of Kuala Lumpur Federal Territory Road Transp...
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RTD director: Stern action against non-compliant e-hailing drivers
KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 29 — Stern action will be taken against e-hailing drivers in the city who still do not comply with the set conditions after October 12, said director of Kuala Lumpur Federal Territ...
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Miros invites public to participate in bike ride-sharing study
KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 29 — The Malaysian Institute of Road Safety Research (Miros) is carrying out a survey pertaining to the road consumers’ perceptions of the viability of motorcycle e-hailing servi...
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MSOSH outlines guidelines for Gojek service
KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 24): The Malaysian Society For Occupational  Safety and Health (MSOSH) has recommended eight guidelines for the authorities to consider before allowing motorcycle e-hailing services...
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MSOSH outlines guidelines for Gojek service
KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 23): The Malaysian Society For Occupational  Safety and Health (MSOSH) has recommended eight guidelines for the authorities to consider before allowing motorcycle e-hailing services...
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Another road rage incident in Malaysia goes viral
KUALA LUMPUR - A video clip of another road rage case has gone viral, this time occurring near the Cheras roundabout.
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Another road rage incident goes viral
KUALA LUMPUR: A video clip of another road rage case has gone viral, this time occurring near the Cheras roundabout.
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Digi kicks off road safety programme with telematics
Loke trying out a driving simulator by MIROS with (from left) Rajan, Digi chief executive officer Albern Murty, Miros director-general Dr Siti Zaharah Ishak and Logistics Worldwide Express chief oper...
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After fatal crash, think tank moots road safety practice code for ambulances, training for drivers
KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 8 ― The Malaysian Institute of Road Safety Research (MIROS) wants the Safety, Health and Environment Code for the Transportation Sector to be applied on ambulances too after a driv...
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School bus in accident properly inspected
PETALING JAYA: Puspakom has submitted all the relevant vehicle inspection reports to the police, Road Transport Department (RTD) and Malaysian Institute of Road Safety Research (Miros) with regards to...
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Malaysia has second highest road deaths in Western Pacific
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Safety first group aims to reduce accident rate to 30%
ALOR STAR: The pro road-safety group, Safety First, is targeting to reduce up to 30% the rate of road accidents especially involving motorcyclists, through the various initiatives it is organising.
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It’s so unpredictable now
PETALING JAYA: While Malay­sians are preparing to return to the cities after the Hari Raya break and school holidays, the heavy thunderstorms and rain may make for less-than-ideal conditions for travellers on the road.
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Motorists urged to adhere to rules, etiquette while heading home during Raya
KUALA LUMPUR: Road users heading to their hometown during the Aidilfitri festive period are advised to take heed of road rules and etiquettes to avoid any untoward incidents.
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Bed usage in vehicles violates seatbelt law – MIROS
Following the publication of our article on the dangers of unused safety features present in cars, the Malaysian Institute of Road Safety Research (MIROS) has said that the usage of beds or similar ar...
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Miros: Batu Pahat ranked highest in road fatalities
KUALA LUMPUR, May 29 — Malaysian Institute of Road Safety Research (Miros) director-general Siti Zaharah Ishak yesterday named the Batu Pahat district in Johor as having the highest number of vehicu...
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Road Transport Dept to station enforcers at R&R in Aidilfitri operation
NILAI, May 26 — The Road Transport Department (RTD) will be stationing enforcement teams at Rest and Recreation Stops (R&R) as well as laybys during Ops Bersepadu (integrated operation) in conjuncti...
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Transport Ministry wants airlines to have more local flights for Raya season
KUALA LUMPUR (May 25): The Transport Ministry has asked airline companies to increase the number of domestic flights especially during the current festive season for passengers to have pricing options...
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Transport Ministry wants airlines to have more local flights for Raya season
KUALA LUMPUR (May 24): The Transport Ministry has asked airline companies to increase the number of domestic flights especially during the current festive season for passengers to have pricing options...
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Awas cameras where personnel cannot be stationed: Miros
KUALA LUMPUR: It is only practical to use technology at accident prone locations where there is a hindrance to station enforcement personnel, said Malaysian Institute of Road Safety Research (Miros) d...
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11 more Awas cameras to be installed along Plus expressway
A total of 11 Automated Awareness Safety Systems (Awas) cameras are expected to be added at accident-prone locations along the North-South Expressway to improve road safety.
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11 more Awas cameras will be installed at North-South Expressway
PETALING JAYA: A total of 11 Automated Awareness Safety Systems (Awas) cameras were expected to be added at accident-prone locations along the North-South Expressway to improve road safety.
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Volvo M’sia launches safety belt awareness campaign
In conjunction with the approaching Hari Raya festive season, and the 60th anniversary of the three-point safety belt, Volvo Car Malaysia (VCM) has launched the #SafeDrive with Volvo Car Malaysia road...
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Decision that needs an immediate U-turn
ALLOWING the rear screens and rear side windows of vehicles to be tinted as dark as one wants them to be is a big blunder.
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Volvo wants all car occupants to buckle-up with its #SafeDrive campaign
KUALA LUMPUR: Volvo Car Malaysia, the premium car maker, launched the #SafeDrive with Volvo Car Malaysia road safety campaign aimed at raising awareness on the importance of using safety belts for all...
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Volvo Car Malaysia urges all car occupants to buckle-up with its #SafeDrive campaign
Aimed at raising awareness on the importance of using safety belts for all car occupants, Volvo Car Malaysia (VCM) has launched #SafeDrive with Volvo Car Malaysia road safety campaign.
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MIROS: 16 Road Fatalities Every Day During Ramadan Month
According to data gathered by the Malaysian Institute of Road Safety Research (MIROS), an average of 16 people died every day during the 2017’s month of Ramadan and Syawal (Hari Raya month).
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Bad light cast on dark tints
PETALING JAYA: Concerns remain over allowing darker-tinted rear windows in vehicles, as studies show that lower Visible Light Transmission (VLT) windows affect visual performance of drivers.
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Bad light cast on dark tints
PETALING JAYA: Concerns remain over allowing darker-tinted rear windows in vehicles, as studies show that lower Visible Light Transmission (VLT) windows affect visual performance of drivers.
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30% VLT is dark enough, say auto access­ories traders
PETALING JAYA: Allowing fully darkened rear windows is no doubt welcomed, considering the year-long hot weather in Malaysia.However, it is not advisable to go all dark for the rear windshield as it wi...
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Council urges RTD, Miros to release car tint research to allay crime concerns
Road Safety Council member Lee Lam Thye (above) has urged the Road Transport Department (RTD) and Malaysian Institute of Road Safety Research (Miros) to share their research on car tinting, including ...
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Old 30% VLT Ruling Was Sufficient, New Ruling Too Dark
Yesterday, Transport Minister Anthony Loke announced the revised window tint regulations, which now allows for the rear windshield and windows to be tinted pitch black.
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‘30% VLT is dark enough’
PETALING JAYA: Allowing fully darkened rear windows is no doubt welcomed, considering the year-long hot weather in Malaysia.However, it is not advisable to go all dark for the rear windshield as it will affect the driver’s rear view visibility.
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Child seat installation awareness among parents still low
KUALA LUMPUR (April 26): The awareness level on the importance of installing child seats in cars among parents is still low at 26 percent despite the move to make it compulsory by next year.
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Child seat installation awareness among parents still low: Kamaruddin
KUALA LUMPUR: The awareness level on the importance of installing child seats in cars among parents is still low at 26% despite the move to make it compulsory by next year.
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Licence of bus company in Sepang tragedy suspended: APAD
PUTRAJAYA: The licence of the bus company in the incident which took 12 lives near MASkargo complex in Sepang on April 7 has been suspended for seven days starting today.
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Apad suspends licence of bus company in Sepang tragedy
PUTRAJAYA: The Land Public Transport Agency (Apad) today suspended the licence of a bus company for a week following an accident which claimed the lives of 12 people earlier this month.
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Licence of bus company in multi-death Sepang crash suspended, says transport agency
PUTRAJAYA, April 19 — The licence of the bus company in the incident which took 12 lives near MASkargo complex in Sepang on April 7 has been suspended for seven days starting today.
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Sepang bus tragedy: Company's licence suspended for seven days
PUTRAJAYA (Bernama): The licence of the bus company in the incident which took 12 lives near MASkargo complex in Sepang on April 7 has been suspended for seven days starting Friday (April 19).
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11 bodies from factory bus crash still unclaimed
KUALA LUMPUR: The bodies of 11 foreign victims of the factory bus accident near the MASKargo area in Sepang have not been claimed by their next of kin, said KLIA district police chief Asst Comm Zulkifli Adamshah.
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Bus crash: 11 bodies still unclaimed
KUALA LUMPUR: The bodies of eleven foreign victims who were involved in the factory bus accident near the MASKargo area in Sepang yesterday, have not been claimed by their next-of-kin, said KLIA distr...
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Sepang bus crash: 11 bodies still unclaimed
KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): The bodies of 11 foreign victims who were involved in the factory bus accident near the MASKargo area in Sepang on Monday (April 8) have not been claimed by their next-of-kin, says KLIA district police chief ACP Zulkifli Adamshah.
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Loke: JPJ, Miros to conduct safety audit investigation on bus company involved in Sepang accident
SERDANG (Bernama): The Road Transport Department (JPJ) and the Malaysian Institute of Road Safety Research (Miros) have been directed to conduct an investigation into the bus company CJ Global Travel and Tours Sdn Bhd after one of its buses was involved in Sunday's (April 7) accident which killed 12 people.
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JPJ, Miros to investigate bus operator company involved in Sepang accident —...
SERDANG (April 8): The Road Transport Department (JPJ) and the  Malaysian Institute of Road Safety Research (Miros) have been directed to conduct an investigation into the bus company CJ Global Trave...
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JPJ, Miros probes company involved in Sepang bus accident: Loke
SERDANG: The Road Transport Department (JPJ) and the Malaysian Institute of Road Safety Research (Miros) have been directed to conduct an investigation into the bus company CJ Global Travel and Tours ...
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Loke tells bosses to help their workers after deadly bus crash
SERDANG, April 8 — Transport Minister Anthony Loke is urging employers of the foreign workers involved in yesterday’s bus crash at Sepang to come forward and take responsibility for their employee...
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Court says 'no' to live broadcast and 9 other things that happened yesterday
KINI ROUNDUP | Here are key headlines you may have missed yesterday, in brief. 1.
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Gov’t to look into stiffer penalties for reckless drivers
The transport ministry says the law could be amended to impose stiffer penalties on those who cause road fatalities, especially involving driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
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Reckless drivers may soon face stiffer penalties
KUALA LUMPUR: Those who cause death while driving recklessly or driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs may soon face stiffer penalties.
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Amending Road Transport Act: Police views needed for decision
KUALA LUMPUR: The Transport Ministry will obtain the views of the police on amending the Road Transport Act 1987 to increase the penalty for causing road fatalities, especially involving drink driving...
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Gov. Preparing To Fully Enforce Child Seat Usage In 2020, Begin Seat Testing
As part of the Government's effort to rightly introduce the mandatory use of child seat usage in cars from 2020, Malaysian Institute of Road Safety Research (MIROS) performed their first public child ...
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Transport ministry to make child seats more affordable before mandatory use in 2020 – no SST, import duties
At today’s ‘Child Safety Technical Workshop’ by the Malaysian Institute of Road Safety Research (MIROS) and Autoliv Hirotako Safety, transport minister Anthony Loke reiterated his ministry is ai...
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MIROS and Autoliv showcase dynamic child seat testing capabilities ahead of mandatory use in 2020
In preparation for the mandatory use of child seats in vehicles from 2020, the Malaysian Institute of Road Safety Research (MIROS) and Autoliv Hirotako Safety today held a workshop today to demonstrat...
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MIROS lauds growing adoption of dashboard cameras
The Malaysian Institute of Road Safety Research (MIROS) has lauded the growing adoption of dashboard camera in vehicles, saying that the installation of the device is a positive development, Bernama r...
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Miros thumbs-up for dashboard cameras
KUALA LUMPUR: The trend of installing the dashboard camera or dashcam in vehicles has been hailed as a positive development.
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ASEAN NCAP and KPDNHEP launch safety labels for showroom vehicles – compulsory from March 1, 2020
A new labelling system will help Malaysian consumers determine the safety rating and equipment of their next vehicle.
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Minister: Asean NCAP labelling guideline compliance to become compulsory from March 2020
PUTRAJAYA, Feb 12 — Starting March 1 next year, automotive companies selling motor vehicles in Malaysia will be compelled to comply with the Asean New Car Assessment Programme (Asean NCAP) Labelling...
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Be more courteous, police outriders urged
PETALING JAYA: Despite being well trained to protect and escort VIPs to their destinations, police outriders could do a better job if they discharge their duty in a more courteous and friendly manner,...
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Miros’ proposal on designated motorcycle lanes for all roads
PUTRAJAYA: Providing designated motorcycle lanes on all roads is likely to reduce the risk of accidents involving the vehicle, especially those with small capacity engines, according to Malaysian Inst...
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Lam Thye: Additional AES Cameras can cut down rate of road accidents
The installation of 11 more Automated Enforcement System (AES) cameras along the North-South Expressway is one of the comprehensive measures being taken to reduce the rate of road accidents, especiall...
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Additional AES cameras can cut down rate of road accidents: Miros
KAJANG: The installation of 11 more Automated Enforcement System (AES) cameras along the North-South Expressway is one of the comprehensive measures being taken to reduce the rate of road accidents, e...
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Additional AES cameras can cut down rate of road accidents, says MIROS
KAJANG, Feb 4 —The installation of 11 more Automated Enforcement System (AES) cameras along the North-South Expressway is one of the comprehensive measures being taken to reduce the rate of road acc...
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Miros: Additional AES cameras can cut down rate of road accidents
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Miros: Additional AES cameras can cut down rate of road accidents
KAJANG (Bernama): The installation of 11 more Automated Enforcement System (AES) cameras along the North-South Expressway is one of the comprehensive measures being taken to reduce the rate of road accidents, especially during festive seasons.
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Why wait till 2020? Wear your seatbelts now, Miros chairman tells motorists
KAJANG, Feb 4 — New Malaysian Institute of Road Safety Research (Miros) chairman Datuk Suret Singh has implored Malaysians not to wait for enforcement to abide by safety rules but be self-enforcers ...
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Deaths due to ‘kap chai’ bikes at alarming rate, Miros says
KAJANG, Feb 4 — The government and all stakeholders needs to prioritise the safety if motorcyclists safety especially those on “kap chai” bikes as the death toll reaches alarming heights, the Ma...
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Move to introduce road safety in school syllabus praised
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian Institute of Road Safety Research (Miros) chairman, Tan Sri Lee Lam Thye (pix), said the government’s decision to introduce road safety education in schools is a good one.
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Penang Bridge fatal crash investigation ongoing
BUKIT MERTAJAM: The police probe into the two-car crash that occurred at Kilometre 4.0 of the Penang Bridge in the wee hours of Jan 20, which killed Moey Yun Peng, 20, is still in progress.
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Penang Bridge fatal crash investigation ongoing
BUKIT MERTAJAM (Jan 24): The police probe into the two-car crash that occurred at Kilometre 4.0 of the Penang Bridge in the wee hours of Jan 20 which killed Moey Yun Peng, 20, is still in progress.
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Design, construction of guardrails on bridges take into account speed limit - MIROS
KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 24  (Bernama) -- The design and construction of guardrails on bridges take into account the speed limit on the road, as well as safety factor, a board member of the Malaysian Insti...
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Design, construction of guardrails on bridges take into account speed limit: Miros
KUALA LUMPUR: The design and construction of guardrails on bridges take into account the speed limit on the road, as well as safety factor, a board member of the Malaysian Institute of Road Safety Res...
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Don’t be a hero, buckle up, road users told
PETALING JAYA: Tan Su Chen was getting into a Grab car at Pudu last Friday when she discovered that the rear seat safety belt was stuck.
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Miros denies campaign to lower motorcycle speed limits
KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 18 ― The Malaysian Institute of Road Safety Research (Miros) has denied claims that it had campaigned to reduce the speed limit of motorcycles.
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Time to set up national transport safety board, Putrajaya told
PETALING JAYA: It is time for the government to establish a national transport safety board (NTSB), transport safety experts and stakeholders said.
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Road Safety Dept to study limiting motorcycles to the left lane
The Road Safety Department is studying a proposal to limit motorcyclists, especially those on small motorcycles, to the left lane to reduce fatality rates.
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Retreaded tyres okay but must comply with regulations, says expert
PETALING JAYA: A road safety expert has attributed the high accident rate in the country in part to a lack of knowledge among road users of the proper use of retreaded tyres.
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