Risk of ‘Basikal Lajak’

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We often heard in news broadcasts about the increasing use of ‘basikal lajak’ these days. It has become a kids’ activity and has led to many negative perceptions among the community.

In this article, we would like to share with you the risks of using a bicycle. Let’s read!

1. PLACEMENT OF THE SEAT IS HIGH
The seat is in poor condition and may result in spinal pain.

2. DOES NOT HAVE A BRAKE
Bicycle speeds are difficult to slow / stop due to no brakes. This is very worrying as it will risk the accident.

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The image shown is for illustration purposes only. Image via Bernama – The Sun Daily

3. DOES NOT HAVE A BELL
It is difficult to attract the public in the event of any emergency.

4. DID NOT WEAR A HELMET
There is no special protection on the head and can increase the risk of injury.

IMPORTANT WARNING: Parents can be fined up to RM20,000 or up to 5 years imprisonment if found guilty of neglecting the safety of minors involved in bicycle activities.

Love your life and put safety first.

Reference Source: Jabatan Keselamatan Jalan Raya Malaysia

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