| Izah Azahari |
AFTER a number of Traffic Enforcement Operations throughout the month of January 2015, 1,026 cases of various traffic offences were recorded by the Traffic Control and Investigation Department, Royal Brunei Police Force (RBPF).
These cases include: 84 drivers who did not stop when the traffic light turned red, 90 had expired road tax, 45 had expired car insurance, 44 made illegal U-turns, 85 parked in non-parking areas, 77 used licence plates that do not follow regulations, 21 drove with expired driver’s licence, 16 drove without a valid driver’s licence, and various other offences.
The RBPF has taken action on the drivers who committed traffic offences during the traffic enforcement operations and patrols.
The RBPF urged road users to always abide by the traffic rules and regulations in the country, as well as to always adhere to road safety rules and take caution while on the road, especially with the current unpredictable weather conditions.
Road users are also advised to be cautious when crossing school areas during and after school hours to avoid accidents from occurring. The RBPF also urged school authorities and teachers to always remind students to be careful and advise them to use the zebra-crossings and bridges provided.