MIROS to propose lower 30 km/h speed limit for urban and residential areas
Jerrica · May 24, 2021 09:28 PM
Can you imagine all downtown roads with a standard top speed of 30 km/h? That might be what is installed for us as the Malaysian Institute of Road Safety (MIROS) is proposing to cap speed limits to 30 km/h for urban and residential areas, cities, and villages.
MIROS director-general Khairil Anwar Abu Kassim told Free Malaysia Today (FMT) that the institute will be engaging other stakeholders to agree with their proposal.
The stakeholders that MIROS has approached are the Public Works Department (JKR), Road Transport Department (JPJ), local councils, the Royal Malaysian Police (PDRM), and other relevant authorities.
Khairil further elaborated that lowering the speed limit to 30 km/h would allow people to mix safely with road traffic and enable the community to build a safe, healthy, green, and liveable place.
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