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.

The new operating hours for the Johor-Singapore Causeway will be extended from 12 hours to 18 hours daily effective 29th November. 

The Transport Ministry has launched MyLogistik, an app aims at helping logistics players plan their movement of goods in the most efficient way. 

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. 

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.

The loading and unloading activities are allowed from 15th to 17th July, on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. 

A discussion and dialogue session has organised by the Traffic Enforcement Department to address the current issue faced by trucking industry.

The Iskandar Malaysia Bus Rapid Transit (IMBRT) project is now moving forward into the next phase, which involves a three-month pilot testing programme.

The Ministry of Transport said in a statement that restriction will not be placed on commercial vehicles operating during the Movement Control Order.

Transport Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong said, the government will try its best to address the concerns of the PMBOA’s members. 

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.

 

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