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When it pays to use a runner

13 October 2014

While driving on Sept 6, the right side of my car was hit by a Perodua Kancil being driven out from the outer lane that…

Yes, introduce “no-fault” compensation

09 October 2014

I wish to commend the Malaysian Medical Association for proposing “no-fault” compensation in clinical negligence or medical mishap. It should also be extended to road…

Ensure success of “Private Hire Vehicles”

07 October 2014

As part of its Taxi Transformation Plan, the Land Public Transport Commission (SPAD) is streamlining the various categories of taxi licences, commonly referred to as…

Much confusion over Uber

02 October 2014

It would help if those supporting Uber take into account that there is no shortage of phone apps to book taxis locally. They include our…

Motor insurance policies are virtually minefields

29 September 2014

Open fields look serene but those planted with landmines would blow up when the unwary steps on one. Likewise, policyholders may only be notified after…

Tour bus operators in catch-22 situation

24 September 2014

Under the Tourism Industry Act, there must be a tourist guide in an excursion bus (Bas Persiaran) whenever they are passengers on board unless exemption…

Is Uber taking us for a ride?

23 September 2014

I refer to “JPJ bans Uber service” (CBT, Sep 22) and wish to commend the Road Transport Department (JPJ) for giving notice to crackdown illegal…

Trying out radio taxi service

21 September 2014

I drove metered taxis in Kuala Lumpur from 2000-2010 and often wondered why many people chose to wait indefinitely by the roadside for taxis when…

Dealing with motor workshops

17 September 2014

I studied automobile engineering and naturally my first jobs were with the workshops of motor companies around Kuala Lumpur. I started with Champion Motors in…

Making police report after a motor accident

09 September 2014

When I was running car rental companies in the 1980s and 1990s, I frequently helped my customers made police reports at the Jalan Bandar Traffic…