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peraturan car seat

Scored a used child car seat? Have you checked the expiry date?

With the Road and Transport Department (JPJ) waiting for the official green light to start issuing fines for not using a child car seat, many parents are rushing to purchase a seat to avoid needing to pay the expensive fine. But unfortunately, many are looking to second-hand child seats or hand-me-downs from friends and families. Did you know that these child car seats have an expiry date?Yes, all child car seats have an expiry date or shelf life as we call it. There are many factors contributin

Jerrica

Jerrica

Aug 8, 2020

Sekitar 3 daripada 5 penghantar makanan / barang langgar peraturan trafik - MIROS

Gambar hiasan. Sumber: Samui TimesNorma baharu telah memaksa kita untuk menggunakan teknologi. Antara norma baharu yang sudah menjadi kebiasaan kini sudah tentulah perkhidmatan P-hailing iaitu perkhidmatan penghantaran makanan dan barang-barang.Walau bagaimanapun, hasil kajian daripada Institut Penyelidikan Keselamatan Jalan Raya Malaysia (MIROS) mendapati bahawa hampir 64% penunggang perkhidmatan penghantaran makanan dan barang-barang ini melanggar peraturan trafik pada waktu puncak.Gambar hias

Haris

Haris

Oct 9, 2020

War of the MPVs with rear-seat entertainment!

Rear seat entertainment display is a luxury that many of us would perceive as a rich man’s toy.Most of us would have the pleasure of pulling up next to a Toyota Alphard or a Vellfire spy a drop down screen behind the driver’s seat (more often than not playing cartoons) and a collective audience tentatively watching.While rear seat entertainment is rather common as an after market accessory, cars like the Kia Grand Carnival and the Nissan Serena S-Hybrid come with one built-in from th

Jerrica

Jerrica

Oct 25, 2019

MIROS: Only 11% of Malaysians use rear seat belts

Malaysian Institute of Road Safety Research (MIROS) has announced their plans to restart campaigns to educate the public on the importance of using rear seat belts. The strategic plan will take place in stages starting from school level to public and private agencies.MIROS chairman Datuk Suret Singh told Bernama that although the rear seat belt regulation was implemented over a decade ago since 2009, the institute discovered that only 11 percent of Malaysian road users wear rear seat belts.Car m

Jerrica

Jerrica

Mar 13, 2021

JPJ waiting for green light from Transport Ministry to enforce child seat rule

Though the child car seat policy was introduced in January 2020, the Road and Transport Department (JPJ) has yet to fully enforce the use of it in private cars so far. According to a report by Bernama, JPJ is currently just waiting for the green light from the Transport Ministry to do so.As we reported late last year, the child car seat or child restraint system (CRS) rule will start effect in January 2020. But, then Transport Minister, Anthony Loke, directed JPJ to implement an advocacy program

Jerrica

Jerrica

Jul 28, 2020

No summonses will be issued for child seat usage but you’ll be warned

The policy for mandatory child seat usage will soon take effect come January 2020, but the Road Transport Department (JPJ) is going lenient with the annoucement that they will not be taking drastic penalising actions as of yet.Transport Minister Anthony Loke announced at the Dewan Rakyat recently that he has directed the JPJ to hold off penalising drivers who has yet to conform to the child seat policy for at least 6 months.Instead of summonses, drivers will be issued warnings and

Jerrica

Jerrica

Nov 20, 2019

UMW Toyota Motor’s seat manufacturing subsidiary is now making PPE for Covid-19 frontliners

 Toyota Boshoku UMW (TBU), the car seats and interior trim parts manufacturing subsidiary of UMW Toyota Motor, has manufactured and delivered more than 10,000 pieces of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to the Ministry of Health.Previously known as Toyota Seat Industries Malaysia (TSIM), TBU’s plant in Shah Alam manufactures seats for all locally-assembled Toyota cars in Malaysia, including the Vios, Yaris, Hilux, Fortuner, and Innova.Following the Movement Control Order, TBU h

Hans

Hans

Apr 24, 2020

Honda Jazz kini tular dengan praktikaliti tempat duduk ULTRA Seat!

Honda JazzHonda Jazz bakal dikeluarkan dari pasaran Malaysia tidak lama lagi. Kekosongan tersebut bakal digantikan dengan Honda City Hatchback yang baru sahaja dilancarkan di Thailand pada bulan November lepas.Hal ini membawa kepada pendapat yang pelbagai oleh peminat dan pemilik kereta Honda. Walaubagaimanapun, seorang pengguna Facebook, Afiq Mes Wandi telah mengumpulkan beberapa gambar berikut bagi menunjukkan praktikaliti ULTRA Seats dalam Honda Jazz.Honda Jazz didatangkan dengan ULTRA Seat y

Haris

Haris

Dec 24, 2020

Woman admits she was drunk while in driver's seat, hits 2 bikes

A woman driving a Toyota Vios was caught on camera admitting that she was drunk while in the driver’s seat before speeding off. The video of the incident was filmed in Taman Bukit Mulia, Bukit Antarabangsa went viral overnight.Harian Metro reports the Royal Malaysian Police (PDRM) have successfully tracked down the 52-year-old Vios driver. They are in the process of arresting the driver at the time of writing. (function(d, s, id) { let js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; if (d.getElem

Jerrica

Jerrica

Mar 16, 2021

Ismail Sabri: No seat restrictions in cars, viral video to be investigated for defamation

During the daily security briefing, Senior Minister (Security Cluster) Dato’ Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob has clarified that there are no restrictions regarding seating in cars under the Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO).“Time and time again I have been repeating this, when travelling in a car there is no ruling that requires one to be seated at the back while the other is in front driving. In fact, if they are from the same household, it is not necessary to wear a face mask in t

Jerrica

Jerrica

Nov 12, 2020

How to survive a car crash? Don't be stupid with your seatbelts

Have you ever come across kids jumping at the backseat of a car, while you’re stopped at a red light? This is one of my biggest driving pet peeves, people not wearing seatbelts whilst travelling in their cars.We have seen countless times, crashes on the road that have resulted in people getting flung out of their cars. Why? Plain and simple, they weren’t wearing their seatbelts. How can something so intrinsically simple to do become such a widely-ignored habit? Sadly, it’s down

Jason

Jason

Jul 11, 2020

Selling your car soon? Here's some low-cost ways to refresh your car's interior

Photo credit: 8one6 on FlickrOver the years of owning your car, the interior would have picked up a fair bit of dirt, in addition to the usual wear and tear.Here’s some quick and low-cost tips on how you can refresh your car’s interior and maximixe your cars value.A good cleaning does wondersImage by autowelt_2014 from PixabayFirst things first. You should give the interior a good cleaning. Take a microfibre cloth soaked in mild soap water and gently clean the plastic surfaces of you

Eric

Eric

Apr 4, 2021

MIROS: Ban the sales of dangerous car accessories

The Malaysian Institute of Road Safety Research (MIROS) has urged the government to ban the sale of car accessories that could pose a fatal risk, especially in the event of a crash.Dr Khairil Anwar Abu Kassim. Photo credit: Berita HarianAccording to Berita Harian, one such item is the dummy buckle, which was originally meant for plus-sized individuals, but has since been misused by people who refuses to buckle up while driving. By inserting the dummy buckle into the seat belt buckle, these drive

Eric

Eric

Jul 9, 2020

Indonesia's 7-seat Hyundai Creta is coming to Malaysia in 2022, upsets Proton X50's export plans

Chinese market 5-seater Hyundai ix25 shownThe Hyundai Creta is a B-segment SUV aimed at emerging markets. Also known as the Hyundai ix25 in some markets, the Creta is positioned lower (and cheaper) than the same segment but more sophisticated Hyundai Kona.5-seater South African model shownThe Creta is also a twin of the Kia Seltos, as both cars share the same platform. Of course, being a B-segment SUV, it also competes against the Proton X50, and in Indonesia, the Mitsubishi Xpander Cross and Ho

Hans

Hans

Dec 4, 2020

Kompaun ingkar SOP PKP naik RM 10,000 bermula hari ini

Individu yang didapati melanggar SOP Perintah Kawalan Pergerakan (PKP) akan mula dikenakan kompaun RM 10,000 bermula hari ini, 11 Mac 2021. Manakala, bagi syarikat yang didapati melakukan kesalahan sama akan dikenakan kompaun sebanyak RM 50,000.Ketua Polis Negara, Abdul Hamid Bador, dalam satu sidang media khas hari ini menjelaskan bahawa langkah menaikkan kompaun ini adalah untuk mengekang orang awam daripada melanggar SOP PKP demi memutuskan rantaian COVID-19 di negara kita. Beliau berkata ini

Mersita

Mersita

Mar 11, 2021

Masih berdegil guna telefon bimbit dalam kereta? Tiada lagi saman segera, pergi mahkamah terus!

Sebelum ini, pemandu hanya didenda dengan kesalahan yang boleh dikompaun serta merta. Oleh hal ini, Polis Diraja Malaysia (PDRM) baru-baru ini telah mengeluarkan kenyataan bahawa penggunaan telefon bimbit di dalam kereta kini merupakan kesalahan yang tidak dapat dikompaun. Malahan anda akan diminta untuk pergi ke mahkamah untuk membela kes anda.Kenyataan tersebut dikeluarkan pada 8 Ogos 2020 di laman Facebook PDRM dengan tajuk #SembangTraffik. Dalam kenyataan mereka, PDRM mengakui hakikat bahawa

Haris

Haris

Aug 11, 2020

Owner Review: Looking for the perfect daily car - Story of my Proton Saga

** This article is the personal experience of a 2018 Proton Saga 1.3L Premium CVT owner and does not necessarily reflect the views of WapCar.Facebook: Xavier PangFirst, a huge thanks to WapCar for accepting my request to join the owner group and allow me to share my story, as part of a growing movement on real cars, real story sharing. I have always wanted to do a sharing like this, where real owners share real experiences on their rides. As I myself very much enjoy such sharing, it is righ

Owner Review

Owner Review

Aug 11, 2020

Harga siling petrol dan diesel dimansuhkan

Tiada lagi harga siling petrol dan diesel. Lebih menarik lagi, perintah tersebut dibuat pada Februari lalu. Perintah pembatalan tersebut telah diluluskan pada 10 April tetapi perintah tersebut hanya diumumkan dalam Warta Persekutuan bertarikh 3 Jun.Harga siling yang telah ditetapkan ketika itu untuk RON 95 adalah pada RM 2.08 seliter manakala harga siling diesel pula adalah pada harga RM 2.18. Langkah tersebut dilihat sebagai instrumen kerajaan untuk melindungi rakyat yang bakal terkesan dengan

Haris

Haris

Jun 10, 2020

In a car with others during Covid-19? Follow this window opening tip

A research from Brown University has revealed that there is another effective way to reduce Covid-19 infection in cars than just opening all the windows. The trick is to control the airflow in the car by opening just 2 windows to create an air curtain free of virus particles.This new method would be a great help for drivers or even those who rely on taxis or e-hailing rides to get around, especially during this time when Malaysia is experiencing record high numbers of new infections.It is true t

Jerrica

Jerrica

Feb 1, 2021

This Rolls-Royce Cullinan model is the most expensive toy car in the world

This toy is not for those aged 21 and below as it will set you back at least $14,000 to own one. You certainly do not want a 5-year-old ruining your one-of-a-kind Rolls-Royce Cullinan scale model at all.Like all Rolls-Royces, no two models are the exact same. That’s right, this scale model of the Cullinan is entirely customisable and bespoke. Customers can customise everything from which side the driver’s seat should be, right down to the colour of the seat belt.The Rolls-Royce Culli

Jerrica

Jerrica

Jun 20, 2020

New CMCO SOP: 3 people from the same household in car allowed

Senior Minister (Security Cluster) Dato’ Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob announced that the National Security Council (MKN) has agreed to allow up to 3 people from the same household in a car throughout the rest of the Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO).There is still no restriction on passengers seating in a car even with the update of this CMCO standard operating procedure (SOP). Previously, when CMCO was reinstated in October the SOP regarding travelling via cars were limited to 2 peopl

Jerrica

Jerrica

Nov 13, 2020

Covid-19: Can alcohol sanitizers be used to clean your car?

The answer is no, alcohol sanitizers or plain rubbing alcohol might be good products for disinfecting our bodies and household surfaces, but alcohol will damage the material that are used to build the interior of the car.After rubbing hand sanitizer that is largely made up of alcohol on your hands you feel a distinct dryness to your skin. That’s because alcohol dries up anything it comes in contact with.Since our car interiors are made up of materials such as leather, plastics, vinyl, and

Jerrica

Jerrica

Mar 24, 2020

Pemandu Proton Wira cuba lari 'roadblock' PKP ternaik 'divider', nyaris langgar anggota polis!

Imej dari Info Roadblock.Seorang lelaki bertindak agresif dengan merempuh sekatan jalanraya (SJR) di Jalan Besar Desa Amanpuri, Desa Jaya pada awal pagi Ahad.Ketua Polis Daerah Gombak, Asisten Komisioner Arifai Tarawe berkata, kejadian berlaku kira-kira jam 12.45 pagi ketika anggota polis menahan sebuah Proton Wira hitam yang dinaiki oleh seorang lelaki dalam keadaan mencurigakan.Imej dari Info Roadblock.Sebaik saja anggota polis berjalan kearah Proton Wira tersebut, pemandu lelaki itu terus mem

Zamil Syaheer

Zamil Syaheer

Feb 15, 2021

Pros and cons, 2018 Perodua Myvi: Why is it the best-selling car in Malaysia?

Perodua MyviFerrari F8 Spider, McLaren GT, 2018 Perodua Myvi, Lamborghini Huracan, etc. These are some of the finest supercars out there and thats why the 2018 Myvi is so successful. Jokes aside, the 2018 Perodua Myvi has been the best-selling car in Malaysia for a while now and Malaysians love it. But every now and again, we do get asked if the 2018 Perodua Myvi is a good choice. Well, why don’t we run through the things that make the 2018 Myvi such a compelling choice for so many, and ta

Shaun

Shaun

May 16, 2020

Owner Review: My "Abah-Abah's car" – A pilot feeling being in a Honda Civic FB

** This article is the personal experience of a 2015 Honda Civic 2.0S owner and does not necessarily reflect the views of WapCar.Facebook: Mat Nasir↓↓↓ Press Here To Share Your Story ↓↓↓About my Honda CivicIf we story about Honda’s car, I’m pretty sure what crossed in our minds was the Civic. The Honda Civic is not the first model of Honda but Civic makes Honda become famous. Almost 20 million units sold worldwide and this C segment Sedan become num

Owner Review

Owner Review

Jul 27, 2020

Isu ekzos bising – berapa tahap desibel (dB) maksima untuk elak denda RM 2,000/6 bulan penjara?

Semalam, Polis Diraja Malaysia (PDRM) mengeluarkan amaran tegas kepada pemilik kenderaan dan motosikal yang mengubahsuai ekzos mereka menjadi lebih bising, dimana mereka yang bersalah boleh dikenakan denda sehingga RM2,000 atau 6 bulan penjara, jika disabitkan.Imej dari Wing Low.Pengarah Jabatan Siasatan dan Penguatkuasaan Trafik (JSPT) Bukit Aman, Deputi Komisioner Datuk Azisman Alias berkata:"Mengikut Kaedah 103 Kaedah-Kaedah Kenderaan Bermotor (Pembinaan Dan Penggunaan) 1959 (LN 170/1959

Zamil Syaheer

Zamil Syaheer

Feb 23, 2021

Car cannibals dismantle Mercedes-AMG GT while owner is on holiday

As a car person, the worst situation we can find our cars in when we return from a holiday is to find the car vandalised or stolen. This Mercedes-AMG GT owner did not have his car stolen but he did return from his 5-day holiday to find his beloved supercar almost completely dismantled.Jay Tranter left his Mercedes-AMG GT in a guarded car park located not far from the Birmingham airport before he left for his 5-day holiday with his girlfriend. The 36-year-old came back from his short holiday to f

Jerrica

Jerrica

Jul 24, 2020

Ratings - Nissan X-Trail performance and ride comfort, 4/5 for seat support

In this section, well scrutinize the Nissan X-Trails driving performance and ride comfort through WapCar Ratings.Engine performance of the Nissan X-Trail 2.0L MidThe Nissan X-Trail Mid is powered by a 2.0-litre naturally aspirated engine that makes 144 PS and 200 Nm of torque. The engine is paired to a CVT that sends power to the front wheels.Century sprint takes 11.9 seconds, which is modest at best. What it lacks in outright pace, it makes up for it with direct and linear response of the trans

Shaun

Shaun

Mar 5, 2020

My New Car: I would take this car over the Proton X50 anytime - My story of buying the 2020 Perodua Aruz 1.5 AV

** This article is published on WapCar Community. Click the link below to enter the community for car enthusiasts in Malaysiahttps://www.wapcar.my/forumBasic information Perodua Aruz 1.5 AV 2020Time of purchase: 9th November 2020Price of vehicle: RM73,226.00Reasons why I bought this carI needed a larger car with bigger boot space to carry around loads to deliver to my customer, which I find it hard to do that with my previous car, the infamous Perodua Axia Standard G 2016 as the boot space is ex

Owner Review

Owner Review

Dec 5, 2020

Owner Review: Perfect daily car for the family - Our story with the Proton Persona

** This article is the personal experience of a 2009 Proton Persona 1.6 Highline owner and does not necessarily reflect the views of WapCar.Facebook: Afiq BazliWhat is it?The Proton Persona is a compact sedan that was launch back in August of 2007. My car that you see here was bought in April of 2009. Originally the Proton Persona was powered by the carried-over 1.6L DOHC 16-valves CamPro petrol engine from the Proton Gen2 hatchback. Eventually, it was replaced by the newer 1.6 DOHC 16-valv

Owner Review

Owner Review

Aug 13, 2020