Speeding is among the cause of road accident in the country aside from using mobile phone while driving. In this regard, the Brunei Shell Petroleum, BSP and Brunei Shell Marketing, BSM with the cooperation of Megamas continue to nurture attitude in obeying road safety regulations among the youth through the 4th 'Tell Everyone' programme which was held at the Sultan Bolkiah Seria IBTE Campus, yesterday morning.
Such a programme targeted a group of youth, aged between 18 and 38, by involving them at the higher education institutions nationwide on a monthly basis. The programme focuses on delivering 7 main road safety messages such as using seat belt and not using mobile phone while driving. A research revealed that road casualties for drivers, aged between 15 and 24, for June last year recorded an increase. While the latest statistic has shown that 7 thousand new drivers comprising of youths are recorded every year.
Source: Radio Television Brunei