IT’S not the number of vehicles alone that causes traffic jams in cities – it’s that coupled with traffic obstruction. This is an issue that plagues many cities in South-East Asia, and Kuala Lumpur and other big cities here are no exception.
During the recent “Respect Traffic Laws Ops” conducted by the KL traffic police, a staggering 117,745 summonses were issued in just three weeks. That averages out to more than 5,000 a day. In one city.