The Road Safety Workshop, a two(2) day event, was held at the Palm Garden Hotel, IOI Resort, Putrajaya on the 2nd and 3rd of March,2015.

Y.Bhg Datuk Ismail Bin Haji Bakar, Secretary General of the Ministry of Transport was present to officiate the opening of the workshop. The event was also graced by a representative from the Embassy of Japan in Kuala Lumpur.

The Road Transport Department(JKJR) and the Malaysian Institute of Road Safety Research(MIROS), under the Ministry of Transport placed host to the event.

A contingent representing JAMA and JARI was present along attendees from various other related Government agencies plus members from Malaysia Automobile Association(MAA) and MASAAM.

In the workshop, JARI gave an insight into the road safety policies and best practices in Japan while the Malaysian counterpart shared their road safety plans and proposals.

It is envisaged that a study tour including on-site visits , training and education in Japan be the next step forward as a positive outcome from this workshop.