Bus driver charged with careless driving
IPOH: An express bus driver who rammed into 10 vehicles near the Menora Tunnel on the North South Expressway was charged with careless and inconsiderate driving at the magistrate’s court yesterday.
Kadershah Sabaruddin, 51, from Pangsapuri Bukit Saujana, Johor Baru claimed trial to the charge under Section 43(1) of the Road Transport Act 1987 (amended) 1999 which carries a maximum fine of RM10,000 and imprisonment of not more than 12 months.
He is alleged to have committed the offence at about 2.45pm on July 10 this year.
Prosecution officer Insp Kelvin Meng asked the court to set bail at RM5,000.
Kadershah, who was unrepresented, appealed for a lower bail amount, saying he is currently unemployed.
Magistrate Siti Hanum Mohmad Shah set bail at RM4,000 with one surety and fixed mention for Jan 4 next year.
Video footage of the accident posted on social media showed the speeding bus ramming into 10 cars.