Today at Bentong Toll Plaza, Bukit Tinggi and Jalan Batangkali (Gotong Jaya Check Point) saw the Road Transport Department (JPJ) conducted ‘Ops Lenjang Phase 1’ More than 3,000 motorcycles were inspected and 796 motorcyclist were issued summonses for various offences including without proper licences to ride motorcycle more that 250cc. JPJ deputy director-general (Planning and Operations) Aedy Fadly Ramli said JPJ has detected a tactic employed by superbike riders who use their learner’s driving licence (LDL) for an extended period, to continue riding large capacity motorcycle. He advise these motorcyclists to get their Class B licence immediately because they can face severe legal action if caught without a proper licence.”
Aedy said this at ‘Ops Lejang’ Phase 1 at the Bentong Toll Plaza, here today.
“Most of the 796 offences were related to not having a driving licence and valid road tax,” he said.
Aedy also added from 2018 to last June, a total of 3.7 million motorcycles nationwide have been inspected and 1.3 million motorcyclists were slapped with summonses by JPJ.
“Among the highest offences were riding without a licence which comprised 471,665 cases, riding with expired licences (313,174 cases) and no insurance coverage (299,772 cases)”.
He the then added JPJ would increase monitoring and enforcement on federal and state highways and roads, from time to time, to deal with illegal racing and dangerous riding.