| James Kon |
A CAR traveling at the speed of 149km/hr was among the 109 speeding offences recorded in the fourth week of October by the Traffic Control and Investigation Department of the Royal Brunei Police Force (RBPF) in operations carried out through roadblocks or traffic patrol.
Speeding remains the most common traffic offences in the past months.
Of the 228 cases of traffic offences recorded in the final week of October, 130 cases were from the Traffic Control and Investigation Department in Gadong while 98 cases were from the Traffic Control and Investigation branch in Belait.
Among the traffic offences are beating the red light (20 cases), illegal parking (27 cases), illegal licence plate (10 cases) and expired road tax (23 cases).
The Royal Brunei Police Force reminded the public to ensure that the vehicles they drive are in tip-top condition and safe, comply with the traffic regulations and pay attention to road signage.
Other advices from the police are: wear safety belt while driving, do not speed, do not use mobile phone while driving, recite prayer before the start of a journey and do not drive while exhausted. Parents are also urged not to let their children without a valid driving licence to drive their cars.