MCO, mental health and road safety

Changing for the better together: Lee (centre) and Azman (right) speaking at PLUS Malaysia’s first ever virtual Safety Day 2020. — Photo provided

THE Covid-19 pandemic raised various new safety challenges in our lives in 2020, including on the roads.

While the movement control order (MCO) restricted our movements as we stayed home to reduce the spread of the coronavirus, it has also meant a higher demand for delivery services of daily essentials and food. And with fewer cars on the road due to the MCO, many of these delivery workers flouted traffic laws, said Alliance for Safe Community chairman Tan Sri Lee Lam Thye.

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