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Is Uber the antidote for toxic taxi service?

02 September 2014

On Aug 27, the Land Public Transport Commission (SPAD) pronounced that private cars and vehicles licensed under Hire & Drive (H&D) are not allowed to…

Can private cars be used for taxi services?

14 August 2014

The Uber app connects fare-paying passengers to private car drivers and their smartphones are also used to compute the fares using GPS technology without the…

Revoke PSV licence of recalcitrant bus drivers

12 August 2014

In protest against the toll hike, many factory bus drivers parked their vehicles at the entrance of the Johor Baru Customs, Immigration and Quarantine (CIQ)…

Tourism should generate goodwill, not otherwise

11 August 2014

For the past 39 years, Malaysian and Singaporean tour buses were allowed on Thai roads without restriction, but from the beginning of this month are…

Cabbies must unlearn in order to learn

07 August 2014

Any Malaysian above 21 with a driver’s licence can enrol for a short course at one of the commercial driving institutes authorised by the Road…

Compel workshops to pay parking bays

18 July 2014

Hogging public parking bays fronting motor workshops is common practice but enforcement officers chose to turn a blind eye for reasons best known to them….

Handling road accidents

17 July 2014

By YS Chan The video showing a 30-year old woman using a steering lock to repeatedly hit the car of a 68-year old man had…

Curbing corruption needs promotional efforts

17 July 2014

It was recently reported that a traffic offender insisted that a policeman accept his RM20 bribe instead of issuing a summons. Agitated, the corporal tore…

Thoughtless driving ended in tragedy

16 July 2014

On May 19 last year, a Proton Satria barrelled down from Bukit Antarabangsa at a speed that the driver could not stop it upon reaching…

Limousine and taxi services at hotels

10 July 2014

The first two international hotels in Kuala Lumpur were the Merlin (now Concorde) and Federal Hotel. Later came the Hilton (now Mutiara), Regent (now Parkroyal),…

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