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Speeding has been deemed as the most committed traffic offence during Ops Selamat 11, which began last Sunday.
Speeding has been deemed as the most committed traffic offence during Ops Selamat 11, which began last Sunday.

SUNGAI PETANI: Speeding has been deemed as the most committed traffic offence during Ops Selamat 11, which began last Sunday.

Bukit Aman’s Northern Zone SubTek commander Superintendent Shahrum Hashim said that it was the most committed traffic offence by motorists on both the expressway and trunk roads in Kulim, Alor Star, Pendang, Kuala Muda and Seberang Prai .

He said since the operation was launched, a total of 202 traffic summonses have been issued for various offences.

According to Shahrum, besides speeding, other offences include beating the red light, driving on the emergency lane and using mobile phones while driving.

“We will also conduct a three-day Ops Lancar this Friday to ensure smooth traffic (for those travelling back to their hometowns),” he told reporters after inspecting the operation at Jalan Sungai Petani-Butterworth, near Bumbung Lima here today.

He added, this year, a total of 67 officers and traffic policemen from Bukit Aman were deployed to assist the Kedah, Penang and Perlis contingents in Ops Selamat and Ops Lancar.

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