| James Kon |
SPEEDING continues to be the major concern in traffic offences as the Royal Brunei Police Force through the Traffic Control and Investigation Department recorded a total of 90 cases of speeding with one hitting a top speed of 132km/h in the second week of October.
The speeding cases were part of the 225 traffic cases that were recorded by the Traffic Control and Investigation Department through roadblocks or routine patrolling.
As many as 161 cases came under the Traffic Control and Investigation Department in Gadong, while 64 were recorded by the Belait branch.
The Royal Brunei Police Force, in a week’s time, has also recorded 22 cases of expired road tax as well as a staggering 43 cases of jumping the red light.
The police have reminded the public to always check their vehicles to make sure they are safe to drive, especially on a long journey, always comply with the road and traffic regulations as well as follow instructions on the safety signage, wear seatbelts, stick to the speed limit and avoid using mobile phones while driving.
The public has also been urged to recite a prayer before starting a journey and avoid driving when sleepy.
Parents are urged not to allow their children who do not have a valid driving licence to use their cars.