Mat Rempit (illegal racers) have been making headlines for decades, but nothing appears to be stopping them from causing damage to the public.
SAYS reported last week that during an illegal race, several Mat Rempits lost control of their motorbike and collided with other vehicles. This led to an accident that claimed the lives of three people while wounding three more.
While many Malaysians are concerned about their own safety on the roads, a new strategy is on the horizon that should help alleviate this problem and make the roads a safer place for all of us.
Now, people who participate in illicit racing might face a harsher punishment from Malaysia’s Road Transport Department (JPJ). This was brought up after JPJ observed that Mat Rempit culture is growing, and they’ve shown no signs of slowing down in their desire to do damage to innocent road users.
JPJ Deputy Director General…