The Street Transport Division (JPJ) has issued an announcement on its Facebook page revealing that the unlawful use of strobe or beacon lights remains to be rampant regardless of warnings within the past.
It was additionally revealed that between January to October 2022, motion was taken in opposition to 1,223 automobiles of varied varieties with 2,319 summons issued for the unauthorised and unlawful use of beacon or strobe lights.
Based on the identical assertion, solely automobiles from authorities departments and companies as offered by Act 333 of the Street Transport Act 1987 such because the police, hearth division and ambulance attending to emergency providers are allowed to realize instantly over different highway customers utilizing sirens and two-tone horns.
With that JPJ additionally pressured that the unauthorised and unlawful use of strobe or beacon lights may cause confusion to different highway customers. These discovered responsible could be fined no more than RM2,000 or a jail time period of no more than six months in keeping with Rule 94 of the Kaedah-Kaedah Kenderaan Motor, Pembuatan dan Penggunaan, 1959 act.