QuickCheck: Was there a second incident where traffic was stopped to give way to a superbike convoy in PD area?


A VIDEO posted on social media on Sunday (Dec 5) appears to show an individual "marshalling" traffic in the Port Dickson area so a superbike convoy could pass through a busy road, ahead of other vehicles.

Was this video taken recently and did it really happen as it appeared?

Verdict:

TRUE

Port Dickson OCPD Supt Aidi Sham Mohamed confirmed the incident in a statement posted on the official Port Dickson Police HQ Facebook page on Sunday.

"The convoy in question is believed to have travelled from Kuala Sg Baru in Alor Gajah, Melaka and passed through Jalan Tg Agas Pasir Panjang Port Dickson," said Supt Aidi Sham.

He added that the video shows an individual directing traffic to slow down and move to the left lane of the road to allow a convoy of at least 20 motorcycles to pass through the area.

Supt Aidi said that an investigation was being conducted and that the individuals in the video were being tracked down.

He added that any information could be channelled to Port Dickson police headquarters at 06-647 2222.

Supt Aidi Sham said traffic can only be stopped or diverted when a police officer is present.

"Without the presence of a police officer, it is illegal to stop or divert traffic," he said.

A similar incident occurred on Nov 21.

On Nov 21, another video went viral, which showed a number of individuals stopping vehicles at a traffic light junction in the Port Dickson area so a superbike convoy could pas

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