| Wani Roslan & Fadhil Yunus |
THE Royal Brunei Police Force (RBPF) through the Traffic Control and Investigation Department (JSKLL) recorded a total of 206 cases of motorists driving over the speed limit, including five cases of speeding at more than 140km per hour in September.
According to a traffic enforcement report, motorists who reach a top speed of 152 km per hour will be penalised 18 demerit points.
A total of 503 offences were recorded in the month of September comprising 430 cases handled by JSKLL in Gadong and 73 cases handled by the Batu 3 Traffic Unit, Belait District.
The major road offences included 44 cases of running the red light and 43 cases of using non-standard licence plates.
Other traffic offences included non-functional car horns, vehicle modifications, worn-out tyres, not installing licence plates, disobeying instructions from uniformed police personnel; failure to switch on headlights at night and a red flag not affixed to goods loaded onto vehicles.