Lately, there had been a number of fatal road accidents involving heavy vehicles, with their faulty braking system often cited as the main reason for the vehicles to go out of control. In this first of a three-part article, experts tell Bernama other factors are also responsible for such collisions.
By Lucia Terey Anak John
KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama) – Case 1: In January this year, a woman was killed after her car was hit by a cement mixer truck at a traffic signal junction at Jalan Cemerlang, Kota Bharu, Kelantan. The truck’s brakes were believed to have malfunctioned.