The Ministry of Finance (MoF) has confirmed a second extension for freight forwarders to meet the requirement of 51 per cent Bumiputera equity participation, which will be set for December 2022.
Government & Legislation News
In the Government & Legislation News section of the Truck & Bus News website, you will be kept up to date with the latest political and legislative matters that are due to impact the commercial vehicle and bus operator sector in Malaysia.
Transport Ministry Permits Shared Use of Prime Movers, Trailers Within Groups of Companies
To share the equipment, the parent company's equity holding in a subsidiary must be at least 51 per cent, subject to other related conditions.
Loading and Unloading Activities of Imported Non-Essential Cargo Allows in Selected Days
The loading and unloading activities are allowed from 15th to 17th July, on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays.
Enforcement Agencies and Associations Discuss Current Trucking Industry Concerns
A discussion and dialogue session has organised by the Traffic Enforcement Department to address the current issue faced by trucking industry.
Iskandar Malaysia Bus Rapid Transit Project Gears Up for Pilot Testing
The Iskandar Malaysia Bus Rapid Transit (IMBRT) project is now moving forward into the next phase, which involves a three-month pilot testing programme.
Commercial Vehicles Allowed to Operate During MCO
The Ministry of Transport said in a statement that restriction will not be placed on commercial vehicles operating during the Movement Control Order.
Malaysian Transport Ministry is Ready to Listen to PMBOA’s Views
Transport Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong said, the government will try its best to address the concerns of the PMBOA’s members.
Road Transport Department Reopens Services for Commercial Vehicles
According to a report in The Star, The Road Transport Department (JPJ) is making 13 more services available related to commercial vehicles as of May 11 as MCO measures begin to be lifted. The move doesn't spell good news for private vehicles though with their services being resumed at a later date.
Johor Lorry Operators Association Says No to B20 Biodiesel
JLOA has urged the government to subsidise the maintenance costs that are incurred due to the enforcement of B20.
PMLOA Urges Government to Review Hefty Fines on Overloading
PMLOA propose the implementation of non-monetary penalties and extending the responsibility to include drivers and consigners on overloading.