JPJ have issued more than 8000 sommonses until now due to rear selt belt law and this should be a lesson to most of the car passengers and also drivers to alert and always use the rear set belt for rear passenger. Below are the news about rear seat belt law from Bernama.
JPJ ISSUED MORE THAN 8000 SUMMONSES : REAR SEAT BELT LAW
The Government is confident that by the third-quarter of the year, 70 per cent of car users will have rear seat belts installed.
Road Safety Department (JPJK) deputy director-general Sim Say Kiong said currently, about 50 per cent of cars had been installed with the belts.
“According to our survey, up till March 8, Perodua has installed rear seat belts in 53,181 cars.
“Up to Feb 20, Proton has installed 11,215 rear seat belts and Honda has installed 5,817 rear seat belts as at March 10.
“About 204,932 car owners have booked with Perodua to install rear seat belts in their vehicles. We hope that owners will follow the schedule given to them to install the rear seat belts,” Sim told a press conference today.
Earlier, he handed out 50 free Sirim certified motorcycle helmets to motorcyclists, as part of the Road Safety Advocacy Campaign here today.
Since the rear seat belt enforcement began this year, the Road Transport Department (JPJ) has issued 8,206 summonses while the police issued more than 200 summonses for failure to comply with the law requiring rear seat passangers to belt up.
Sim said that to date, JPJK had handed out about 100,000 helmets to motorcyclists nationwide for free.