PETALING JAYA: Several people are unhappy with the Road Transport Department’s (JPJ) latest proposal to ban TV monitors in cars.
Many who vented their anger on Facebook called on the JPJ to concentrate more on road safety issues.
User Kamil Noah said the department should not be bothered by standard car accessories and gadgets, which came factory-fitted.
Another user, Aarif Iman Abdullah, said most people who had DVD players and TV screens had them for their passengers, not themselves.
“It helps to keep the children occupied, especially on long journeys,” he said. “First, it was the handphone, now DVD players/screens. What next, JPJ?” he asked.
Mohamad Shahdan Yahya requested that JPJ provided statistics that showed such entertainment gadgets affected drivers’ concentration and led to accidents.
“Don’t just talk, give data to prove all that,” he urged.
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