KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): The Malaysian Institute of Road Safety Research (Miros) is carrying out a survey on road users’ perceptions on the viability of motorcycle e-hailing services from Thursday (Aug 29) until Sept 7.According to a statement issued by Miros Thursday, the online survey can be accessed via http://its.miros.gov.my/kajianteksimotosikal/ which targets motorcyclists and members of the public to gauge road users’ acceptance of the viability of motorcycle e-hailing services in the country covering several aspects including road safety, legislation, traffic flow, economics, social security, health, culture and shift in transportation modes.
"The findings from this study will be presented to the Transport Ministry to outline the mechanism for the implementation of motorcycle e-hailing services in Malaysia. As such, members of the public are invited to participate in this study to voice their views on the implementation of motorcycle e-hailing services in Malaysia, ” the statement read.
The study was carried out following the Cabinet’s decision on Aug 21 to allow for the implementation of motorcycle e-hailing services in the country based on a Proof-of-Concept (POC). However, the decision will only be finalised after a review of other important aspects conducted. - Bernama