28 Apr '11, 3am

JPJ lifts blacklist on drivers and vehicles with ‘saman ekor’

JPJ lifts blacklist on drivers and vehicles with ‘saman ekor’

First, no more hidden speed trap ambushes from the cops, and now this – according to reports, the JPJ has announced that drivers or owners who have been blacklisted based on summons received through the post are now free to renew their road tax and driving licences. The announcement of the lifting of the ‘saman ekor’ blacklist was made by JPJ deputy director-general Datuk Ismail Ahmad, and follows on the earlier announcement made by Deputy Transport Minister Jelaing Mersat a few days ago on the matter. The reports quoted the minister as saying that drivers or vehicle owners who have commited traffic offences but with cases that have not been taken to court will no longer be prevented from renewing their driving and vehicle licences. The blacklist, however, is still in effect for cases that are pending in court or under investigation. Last year, a total of 119,330 driving l...

Full article: http://paultan.org/2011/04/28/jpj-lifts-blacklist-on-driv...

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