IPOH: Perak recorded 1,204 road accidents in the first 11 days of Ramadan, a 16% improve from 1,039 in the corresponding interval final yr.
State Traffic Investigation and Enforcement Department chief Supt Azizan Hassan stated the rise was most likely as a result of there have been no extra motion restrictions in place.
“Of this yr’s complete, 18 have been deadly accidents, 13 resulted in extreme accidents, 44 had minor accidents, whereas the remaining 1,129 instances didn’t contain accidents,” he stated in a visitor look on Perak FM’s [email protected] slot on the subject “Pandu Cermat, Jiwa Selamat” (protected driving saves lives) on Thursday (April 14).
Asked what steps have been taken to make sure there wouldn’t be extraordinary congestion at rush hour particularly when nearing the time to interrupt quick, he stated common patrols have been performed and his males had been on standby to offer site visitors management help across the state for the reason that first day of Ramadan.
“As a proactive measure, the division has additionally assigned a site visitors policeman to each Ramadan bazaar location to observe and management the gang, in addition to make sure that car homeowners who go to the bazaar park their automobiles correctly in order to not disrupt site visitors move,” he added.
Supt Azizan additionally suggested road customers to look at site visitors security guidelines always. – Bernama