Government & Legislation News

In a report in The Sun Daily, a total of 52 buses are set to be purchased, costing around RM15 million in one of the state's transport initiatives.
Effective 1st January, 2017, the Road Transport Department (JPJ) announced that rear reflective marking were mandatory on all commercial vehicles.
According to a report in The Star Online, Sarawak will make the move to electric buses for its public transportation system.
Terengganu’s capital will feature a dedicated bus service similar to the MyRapid bus service in the Klang Valley according to the New Straits Times.
From 2022, the commuters in Punggol, Tengah and the Jurong Innovation District (JID) will be served by autonomous buses and on-demand shuttles.
The Transport Ministry is entering the final stages of studying the vehicle lifespan policy according to a report in The Star Online. 
‘How To Review Your Lorry Engine Parts & Maintenance Skill To Enhance Road Safety’ was the theme of the recent seminar organised by the Johor Sand & Granite Lorry Operators’ Association. 
Truck & Bus News recently had the opportunity to interview Association President Nazari HJ Akhbar, who took over at the head of the Association at the end of 2015. 
Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system is due to service as the spine of the public transportation system in Iskandar Malaysia for the next 20 years.
The Pan-Malaysia Lorry Owners' Association has welcomed the recent proposal by Maju Holdings Sdn Bhd not to raise the toll rates of PLUS highways for 20 years.

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