Singaporeans in Malaysia with outstanding traffic summonses and arrest warrants will be denied entry unless they pay the summonses.
Federal traffic investigation and enforcement department director Mat Kasim Karim said this will be effective when the Road Charge Collection and Vehicle Entry Permit systems are implemented in the near future.
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“Based on this, police will get the required information pertaining to traffic offenders,” he said in a statement.
According to Mat Kasim, the number of outstanding summonses might be determined by scanning the car registration number.
He stated, "They (Singaporean offenders) will not be allowed to leave the country until they clear all summonses."
Furthermore, under the Intelligent Compound Online Payment System (iCOPS), police used 40 scanning devices to follow traffic violators, including those with summonses and arrest warrants.
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Mat Kasim testified that between 2016 and last year, police issued 143,427 summonses for various traffic violations, with only 34,636 of them being paid.
By: Aishah Akashah Ahadiat