It’s fun to videotape your kids when they go to play or do nice things that kids do, yes, but you probably shouldn’t record something like a kid driving a car and then uploading the video to TikTok for the world to see. Doing so can cause you some problems with the law, such as finding a woman.
Yesterday, Pontian District Police said in a statement that it had started following a video clip after it went viral on Facebook. In the nine-second short video, a young boy is seen driving a red Perodua Cancel, along with two other children sitting in the front of the car.
According to Pontian District Superintendent of Police Mohammed Shafi Tayeb, an investigation conducted by the department and conducted by the Traffic Enforcement Division (BSPT) revealed that only the 10-year-old boy was allowed to drive a short distance by his mother. , With the incident – which happened at 7 a.m. Tuesday (May 10) in Pekan Nanas – the boy’s 11-year-old sister was recording on her mobile phone.
The boy’s mother, who came forward to assist the police in their investigation after the video went viral on Facebook and WhatsApp, admitted that the TickTock account showing the video was hers. According to Mohammad Shafi, the boy’s parents could be charged under various laws.
He said the investigation was conducted under Section 42 of the Road Transport Act (APJ) 1987 (incidentally, for reckless or dangerous driving behavior), which carries a fine of not more than five years and less than RM5,000. But not more than RM15,000 for those convicted of the crime.
In addition, he said parents or guardians who allow minors to drive could be prosecuted under section 33 of the Children’s Act (AKK) 2001, which carries a fine of more than RM5,000 or a maximum of nine years in prison. Years (or both). Also, the boy’s father, who owns the car, could be charged under Section 39 (5) of the Road Transport Act for allowing a minor to drive. The fine for this offense shall not exceed RM2,000