| Azaraimy HH |
TRAFFIC Control and Investigation Department (JSKLL) reported 276 road traffic offences in the second week of November.
Two hundred and sixty two cases occurred in Gadong and 14 cases in Belait.
The Royal Brunei Police Force (RBPF) reminded road users, especially bus drivers to always be attentive to the traffic lights because in the second week of November, JSKLL found three buses beating the red light.
Two of the buses (22-seater) were public transport and one (33-seater) was privately-owned.
The police said appropriate actions were taken against them; where they were charged a compound fine and it was suggested that their licence to be suspended because their action can endanger passengers.
RBPF reminded the public to comply with traffic regulations and to respect other road users in order to avoid mishaps.
Among the types of offence that occurred most were expired road tax (23 cases) and expired car insurance (20 cases).
Speeding still topped the list with 62 cases and illegal parking with 38 cases.
Interestingly, 15 cases were recorded of people who placed their road tax on the left side of the front screen.
Twenty-eight cases were also recorded for driving through red light and 20 cases for plate licence not following the regulation.