PLUS enforces SOP to ensure safety of travellers


  • Nation
  • Saturday, 13 Jun 2020

PETALING JAYA: Travellers must bear with the additional waiting time at rest and service areas (RSA) along the highway as stringent measures have been put in place by PLUS Malaysia to reduce the risk of Covid-19 infection.

Its managing director Datuk Azman Ismail said checking temperature, practising social distancing including in surau and ensuring cleanliness of the entire setting including car parks were part of the new normal.

“We would like to remind travellers that in the era of the new normal, travelling on the highway will consume more time, as standard operating procedures will be fully implemented, ” he said.

PLUS food courts are now operational after being shut down for about three months following the movement restriction imposed by the authorities to break the chain of Covid-19 transmission.

Authorities have allowed interstate travel effective June 10, as Malaysia went into the recovery movement control order phase.

“We urge everyone to take precautions and look after their own safety in keeping with the government’s advice, ” he said in a statement.

Travellers are now allowed to pray at surau located at all the 24 RSA.

However, surau at toll plazas remain closed to the public until further notice.

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