Roadsters Told to Buckle up or Face Fines

Drivers be warned: Police will start enforcing a K30,000 (US$23) fine for not wearing a seatbelt starting on January 1. Yangon traffic police and AYA Myanmar Insurance launched an awareness campaign earlier this month in order to promote seatbelt usage, a long-neglected road safety measure. “According to international surveys, wearing a seatbelt while driving can reduce […]

Yangon police step up campaign against noisy power exhausts

Noisy drivers beware: The police will take you off the road if you rig your car to make excess racket. Police Lieutenant Colonel Lin Htut of No 2 Yangon Traffic Police says drivers who installed noisy power exhausts now face arrest and a six-month driving ban. The confiscation of vehicles fitted with power exhausts began […]