M Update 23/1/2019 – Police have launched Op Selamat 14 for the upcoming Chinese New Year holidays. With that, police are deploying 13 police officers and 186 rank-and-file policeman throughout the ops to ensure smooth traffic flow and also increase road safety in the city.
According to City police chief Comm Datuk Seri Mazlan Lazim, they have identified several roads that will be paid close attention which is including Jalan Kepong, Jalan Ipoh, Jalan Duta, Jalan Kuching, Jalan Tun Razak, Jalan Ampang, Middle Ring Road 2, Jalan Sungai Besi, Jalan Cheras and Jalan Klang Lama. Ops Selamat 14 will be on for 15 days from Jan 22 to Feb 12.
MotoGP champion Hafiz Syahrin Abdullah was officially signed on as the ambassador for Ops Selamat 14. In a short preview of the video campaign, Hafiz is shown as advising motorcycle users on a proper road usage. Hafiz was an important icon because the target of the campaign were motorcycle users.
Comm Mazlan urged all road users to be courteous on the road and make sure their vehicles are properly maintained, especially for the motorcyclist who are make up the majority of those injured and killed on the road. Besides that, he also advises those who are leaving their homes during the holidays to register with the police.