‘Op Selamat’ records 1,357 accidents in Johor

1 Aug 2014
The “Op Selamat” integrated traffic enforcement operation recorded 1,357 accidents in Johor after a week.
National news agency Bernama reported that Johor police chief Datuk Mohd Mokhtar Mohd Shariff said the number included 15 fatal accidents involving 15 deaths.
He said motorcyclist fatalities were the highest with 11 deaths, followed by two lorry drivers, a four-wheel-drive driver and a tractor driver.
Mohd Mokhtar, speaking to reporters during the Hari Raya open house at the Johor police contingent, said 13,535 summonses had been issued for various traffic offences.
On the “Rumah Selamat” campaign, police conducted 3,379 patrols on 2,416 homes while the residents were away for the festive season.
Meanwhile, southbound traffic along the North-South Expressway from Kuala Lumpur had been smooth as of 9am today.
A spokesman for the Plus Expressways Traffic Control Centre said southbound traffic was moving smoothly from the Sungai Besi toll.
At the same time, a spokesman from the Malaysian Highway Authority (LLM) said traffic along the New Klang Valley Expressway’s (NKVE) from Subang heading towards Dataran Prima and Kota Damansara to Bukit Lanjan was also smooth.
Traffic also remained smooth despite an accident at Km267 northbound from Seremban to Nilai, according to a LLM tweet.
Latest information on the traffic situation is available via the toll-free Plusline 1800-88-0000 and Twitter account at www.twitter.com/plustrafikor, as well as the LLM toll-free line 1800-88-7752 and Twitter account at www.twitter.com/llminfotrafik.

Johor police chief Datuk Mohd Mokhtar Mohd Shariff says the number involved 15 fatal accidents and 15 deaths. — Bernama pic

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