Youths record highest road fatalities

Prime Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob wants the RTD to advocate for more engagement and programmes to bring down the high death rate of road accidents in the country by 2030. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, March 13, 2022.

YOUTHS accounted for almost 50% of the 14,308 road accident death cases recorded in two years from 2019, said Prime Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob today.

He said road accidents were among the main cause of deaths in the country with an average of 4,769 lives lost each year especially the high youth figure which is a major challenge for enforcers to curb.

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