"Poor traffic controls, signs missing or misplaced, maps outdated and inaccurate, haphazard design of roads and highways.Aggressive drivers of all races whose behavior would get them fined or arrested in any Western country.You literally take your life in your own hands if you ride a motorcycle in KL.
Please note that laws against drinking and driving are strictly enforced and carry serious penalties.
Police operate sobriety checkpoints in many entertainment districts frequented by expatriates.
Compared to their home countries, most expats don't enjoy driving in Malaysia.
"Getting around is fairly easy, cabs are a plenty and very cheap compared to most other countries. A car is an absolute must if you have kids," advised one expat.
The pair, Ivan Seng, 28, and Winson Khor, 26, from Tawau, Sabah had made their nuptial vows in Kuala Lumpur and a worried Sepanggar Umno youth representative Shyazreen Asri, had lodged a report so that relevant authorities could investigate and take action against them because the Malaysian government had never recognised same-sex marriage.
“This issue has also angered various parties which can be seen from netizens’ comments on social media that they are against such marriage,” Shyazreen said on Monday (Nov 13).
Expats in Malaysia agree that living in Malaysia has its pros and cons.
Expats love the welcoming Malay people, cultural diversity, lower cost of living and amazing food.
If you drive, you should use your turn signals well in advance of turning to alert motorcycles of your intent to turn.
By law, you must use your front and back seat belts in Malaysia and must not use your cell phone while driving unless it is hands-free (e.g., Bluetooth.) Turning left at a red light is not legal unless otherwise marked...
Many people preparing to move to Malaysia wonder if they need to learn Malay.