| Syazwani Hj Rosli |
IN CONJUNCTION with the World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims, the Ministry of Communications has announced that the National Road Safety Seminar themed ‘Our Strive Towards Safer System’ is scheduled for December 15 and 16.
The opening will be conducted at the Ministry of Communications, while the afternoon session and second day of the seminar will be held at Institut Teknologi Brunei.
The seminar, open to the public, will feature nine presentations. Its facilitators will include an international speaker and eight local speakers from the National Road Safety Council (NRSC), each of whom will present working papers.
The international speaker will deliver a keynote speech entitled ‘Global/Asean New Car Assessment Programme (NCAP): Its Contribution To A Safer System,’ while the BNRSC speakers will highlight road accident statistics target by 2020 and towards 2035, the impact of SiKAP and other initiatives towards safer road use, strategies and projects to achieve safer roads.
Representatives from Brunei Automobile & Trade Association (BATA) will discuss active safety features that help prevent cars from crashing, passive safety features that help protect road users involved in road crash, and comfort driving features.
Another presentation on ‘Flat Tyre Protection Systems’ will be delivered by a private company and the Land Transport Department (JPD) will discuss ‘Car Modification: Their Negative Impact.’
Parties keen on participating in the two-day seminar can register via email at firstname.lastname@example.org until its closing date – December 12.