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Ride Big Bikes with an L-Plate

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Message: I am interested in buying big bike, range 500-700 cc. Please advice. I have the following questions. Can I obtain an L plate and ride a big bike? What models can you recommend? At the moment I am open to any model – Francis Chin, 012786xxxx Reply: Yes you can ride a big bike with an L plate attached, ... Read More »

Fixed back seat

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IS it possible to change the Proton’s fixed back seat to the fold down type from the higher end model? Where can I get it done? - 012-6129xxx Reply: According to our technical contributor Paul David, it should not be an issue although the higher end seats might have thicker padding that would see you sitting a bit higher. You ... Read More »

Ron95, truly?

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CAN someone confirm that RON95 sold in our petrol stations nationwide is actually RON95? - 0122909444 Reply: This question seems simple, but very pertinent. In actuality there is no real way to check except by doing an engine lab test — which is by running an engine on a bench and testing the octane level. Our technical expert Paul David ... Read More »

In-car DVR

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I AM tempted to buy an in-car DVR recorder ever since I was bumped off the road by a lorry that cost me RM800 worth of repairs. Could CBT do an article on car DVR and inputs from insurance companies on real events and usefulness for claims or counter claims. Thanks! - 0126238044 Reply: Good idea. That’s something we will ... Read More »

No enforcement

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ON a recent holiday in Pulau Pangkor, I noticed motorcyclists not using helmets and three up. In the night they were racing on public roads endangering others. We have good laws but no enforcement. - 0122909444 Read More »

Silly lessons

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I STRONGLY agree with one of the readers who wrote in about our county’s driving school where learning how to drive in a Kancil is totally ridiculous! Apart from that, our country should also follow the practice in the US where not only do you get booked for driving over the speed limit, but driving slowly, especially on the highways, ... Read More »

Dangerous bike lanes

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I RIDE a bike to work daily from Puchong to Sec 14 PJ. It is good that lines are drawn on the motorbike lane. But it is extremely dangerous now as bikes that are exiting or entering the motorbike lane from the left or right may cost bikers currently on the bike lane to cut across to the other lane ... Read More »

Crossing the line

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IF the police are asking you “boleh saya buka saman?”, then they’re waiting for you to offer to “settle” with “duit kopi”. Those who are not corrupted will just do what the Bukit Aman official said. - 0122207xxx REPLY: Offering a bribe is just as corrupt as asking for a bribe. Read More »

Honda convert

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HONESTLY, I am not such a fan of Honda. But after looking at the specs and the bells the whistles that come with the new Accord’s mid-range price (2.0 VTi-L) this is a good value for money buy. Seriously, with the Passat and Mazda6, this new Accord is a real contender. Camry is not on my radar as its external ... Read More »

Less airbags

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WHY did the local franchise holder for the latest Hyundai Santa Fe reduce the standard seven airbags to only two for the local model? - 016-2682xxx Reply: Acccording to Hyundai, the measure is to reduce cost. Read More »