Prioritise Safety When Leaving the Home and Drive Safely While On the Road

The public is reminded to take the necessary safety precautions before leaving the house and increase their alertness while on the road during the festive season. The reminder was issued by the Royal Brunei Police Force in an interview with RTB in conjunction with Hari Raya Aidilfitri.

In his reminder, the Acting Director of the Criminal Investigation Department of the Royal Brunei Police Force urged members of the public to prioritise safety to prevent any untoward incidences. This includes ensuring doors and windows are locked as well as switching off electrical appliances before leaving the house. Parents are also advised to monitor their children's whereabouts during Hari Raya. The public is also advised to inform their neighbours, police stations and posts, or their respective village chiefs when leaving the house for long periods. He also advised members of the public not to hesitate to call Police hotline 993 or contact the nearest police station for any suspicious movement outside their homes, especially after midnight.

All road users especially drivers are reminded to drive more cautiously, prudently, as well as be courteous and respect the rights of other road users. The acting director of investigation and traffic control department of RBPF reminded road users to always wear safety belts, drive within speed limit, not drive when feeling tired or sleepy, and to not use handphones while driving. Road users are also reminded to always obey the road signs and orders from police personnel on duty and to reduce their vehicle speeds when road conditions are wet and slippery during rainy weather.

Source: Radio Television Brunei

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