End of the road for errant drivers


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  • Tuesday, 10 May 2016

Starting them young: Saripuddin (fourth from left) presenting the Most Active Road Safety Club Award to SK Bandar Tun Hussein Onn headmaster Azimah Ibrahim (fourth from right) during the 57th annual general meeting of the Road Safety Department Malaysia in Genting Highlands. With them is Road Safety Department Malaysia director-general Abd Ghafar Yusof (centre, in red).

GENTING HIGHLANDS: Catching errant drivers in the act with new technology, including better cameras, will be the difference between the new and previous demerit (Kejara) systems.

The previous manual system left room for drivers to dispute committing offences but this will no longer be the case with the new Awareness Automated Safety System (Awas), said Transport Ministry secretary-general Datuk Seri Saripuddin Kasim.

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