Written by Jonathan Lee for PaulTan, 1st February 2019

With many starting to head home for their annual Chinese New Year celebrations, Petronas has launched its annual Coffee Break safety campaign, offering complimentary refreshments, vehicle inspections and a new competition to find the country’s safest driver.

The fuel retailer is giving away free coffee and snacks on February 2 and 3 and February 9 and 10 at 150 participating stations nationwide, along with free health checks by St John Ambulance of Malaysia at selected stations. Perodua owners will also get a free vehicle inspection.

In conjunction with the campaign, Petronas has also launched its National Safest Driver Challenge in collaboration with PLUS highway, Touch ‘n Go and GPS tracking and fleet management company Katsana. To participate, motorists will need to install the DriveMark app on their phone, which will track their driving behaviour and reward safe driving actions with positive scores.

Two grand prize winners will get 100,000 Mesra points (equivalent to RM1,000), RM1,000 Touch ‘n Go credit, 10,000 PLUSMiles points and RM10,000 DriveMark Personal Accident Coverage for 12 months. Another 50 special prize winners will get 5,000 Mesra points, RM50 Touch ‘n Go credit and RM10,000 DriveMark Personal Accident Coverage for three months, and there will also be 2,750 consolation prize winners.

Petronas Dagangan Berhad (PDB) managing director and CEO Datuk Seri Syed Zainal Abidin said, “PDB takes road safety seriously and the Petronas Coffee Break campaign is one of our flagship road safety campaigns, introduced since 1998. The campaign supports the government’s effort in reducing road accidents through reminding drivers to take regular breaks and drive safely towards their destinations.”

Minister of transport Anthony Loke added, “It is important for drivers to stay fresh and alert so that they are better equipped to drive safely and courteously. In this regard, PDB’s initiatives are most welcomed.”

 

Get rewarded for driving safe

Get rewarded for driving safe

Download Now!

Download on Google Play Download on App Store Play

Similar Articles

DriveMark now protects the life of safe drivers

Good news everybody! We woke up last month with a dream. DriveMark should not just encourage and reward safe drivers. We want to go a step further; DriveMark should also...

Tips & Tricks: Improved tracking on Redmi/Xiaomi Note 4 and similar models using MIUI Global 8.5 skin

This week, we are adding a new documentation that will resolve issues with Redmi/Xiaomi Note 4 phones. This article article is meant for Redmi/Xiaomi smartphone users who are facing problems...

New Points System for Easier Win!

What is up, heroes? Hope you guys enjoyed our #DriveSaferLah challenges in 2018, and to celebrate the new year, we’re sharing with you an inside-scoop of our DriveMark point system...

KATSANA drives usage-based insurance in Malaysia

Katsana, a technology startup in Malaysia, is evolving its business from helping insurers recover stolen cars to generating data from user behavior that has implications beyond auto insurance. The company...

Insurance: A fairer way to price motor insurance premiums

This article first appeared in Personal Wealth, The Edge Malaysia Weekly, on September 11, 2017 – September 17, 2017. Written by Tan Zahi Yun, 20 September 2017 The second phase...

Best Weekend Staycations in Klang Valley

The weekend of a long CNY holiday is finally coming. Some of you are still in vacation mood, some got back to work already (me), and some of you still...