The Minister for Transport Parveen Bala today highlighted initiatives that were set to address road safety.
This comes as the Minister was questioned in parliament on how his ministry is working to address road fatalities.
The United Nations General assembly also proclaimed the period 2011 – 2020 as the decades of action for road safety.
Bala also revealed the success of the new texting platform.
“To encourage and involve the general public in helping and supporting LTA to catch infringements such as speeding, dangerous driving, running through red light, mobile publication, loud music and defective vehicles. In 2018 a total of 4,192 text messages were received from members of the public. I would like to thank the general public to show interest in this program.” – Minister for Transport Parveen Bala.