Johor JPJ records over 7,600 technical, safety offenders during statewide op

JOHOR BARU: Action has been taken against 7,641 drivers and motorcyclists across Johor for failing to adhere to vehicle technical and safety guidelines during Ops Patuh Teknikal.

Johor Road Transport Department (JPJ) director Azmil Zainal Adnan said some 2,936 notices were also issued during the operation that started on Nov 1.

“Among (the most common) offences were, not adhering to the specifications set for displaying the vehicle registration number. Some 938 cases were recorded.

“Another common offence, which saw 186 cases detected, was using old and worn tyres not in line with safety standards.

“Other technical offences include illegal vehicle modification, excessively tinted windows, using strobe lights without permission, and failure to maintain the vehicle,” he said in a statement on Wednesday (Nov 29).

He also urged the public to ensure that their vehicles were in good condition and refrain from using worn-out tyres to lower the risk of accidents.

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