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Peak Hour Ban For Heavy Vehicles Entering KL Continues, Says FT Deputy Minister

Peak Hour Ban For Heavy Vehicles Entering KL Continues, Says FT Deputy Minister

Heavy vehicles are not allowed to enter the city centre of Kuala Lumpur between 6.30am to 9.30 am and from 4.30pm to 7.30pm.

Ikhwan Zulkaflee

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Heavy vehicle drivers have been reminded not to enter the city centre of Kuala Lumpur during the morning and evening peak hours.

Deputy Federal Territories Minister Datuk Seri Jalaluddin Alias said that the drivers need to stick with the existing travel time advisory.

The peak hours in the morning are set between 6.30am to 9.30 am while in the evening, it was set from 4.30pm to 7.30pm.

The Kuala Lumpur City Hall has taken necessary steps to ensure that the travel ban is obeyed including displaying the peak hour travel ban on the Variable Message Signs (VMS) alongside Kuala Lumpur’s main roads.

“This is besides from the public notice that is clearly visible at strategic locations at the main entry point (of the city centre),” Jalaluddin said in a statement.

He said that DBKL, together with its strategic partners namely the Road Transport Department (JPJ) and the police will carry out joint operations to ensure that the travel ban is complied with.

According to Jalaluddin, those who were found to disobey the travel ban can be compounded under the Transportation of Materials. (Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur) By-laws 1997.


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