Murali Pillai on Road Traffic (Amendment) Bill

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Murali Pillai on Road Traffic (Amendment) Bill

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Why is there a difference between the permitted age for pillion riders on motorcycles and scooters, versus those on power-assisted bicycles? This question was posed by MP Murali Pillai in Parliament on Tuesday (May 11). He noted that the former cannot be aged below 10 while the latter must be at least 16. Mr Murali also asked about making forfeiture of vehicles used in illegal speed trials non-mandatory if the owner was not the driver and did not give consent. He wanted to know if an owner would be penalised if they suspected their vehicle might be used in that way, but turned a blind eye.

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