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Wednesday, 16 November 2016

The fine under the Automated Enforcement System (AES) has been fixed at RM150. No quashing of previous summons issued


Fine under AES fixed at RM150
THE STAR



Checking it out: Liow (fourth from left) looking at the Westport Bunkering Services (Webs) facility by Webs Oil Hub Sdn Bhd during its launch in Pulau Indah, Port Klang. With him are Deputy Finance Minister Datuk Lee Chee Leong (left) and Port Klang Authority chairman Tan Sri Kong Cho Ha (third from left).




KUALA LUMPUR: The fine under the Automated Enforcement System (AES) has been fixed at RM150, said Transport Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai.

He dismissed rumours the Gover­n­ment was going to cancel some 1.6 million summonses which were issued to offenders under the AES when it was first introduced in 2012.

“We are not going to quash the summonses. They have to pay. But from now on it will be RM150,” he said at the Parliament lobby yesterday.

Offences captured under the AES are speeding and beating traffic lights. Those who fail to pay will be blacklisted and will not be allowed to renew their driving licences, said Liow.



The AES has been integrated into the new Automated Awareness Safety System (Awas), which combines the cameras with a Demerit Point System (Kejara).

The Road Transport (Amendment) Bill was passed in May and allowed the Government to implement Awas.

Under Awas, motorists start with 20 points each and a driving licence is revoked once all the points are gone.

The Government earlier rolled out 40 AES cameras in 14 areas when it was first implemented in 2012, but Liow said there will no longer be a fixed number of cameras under Awas.

“We will implement it in stages over a few years under the request of certain local governments and communities. Like my area, if there is speeding, they can request to put a camera there.

“So it is more friendly and it’s all under the request of the public to reduce accidents in accident-prone areas,” he said.

The Malaysian Institute of Road Safety Research (Miros) reported that traffic light violations decreased by 1.23% a year and 2.2% within six months since the AES cameras were installed.

AES cameras are currently placed in the Klang Valley and Perak.

The system drew controversy in 2012 when the contract was awarded to two companies that were alleged to have taken a profitable cut from every summons issued.

Allegations were also raised that the companies did not win the contracts through open tender.

Liow said this will not happen with new operator Lembaga Tabung Angkatan Tentera, which he said will only be paid on a service of contract basis.

“If they put up the camera and they maintain it, that will be the cost they charge,” he said.









PETALING JAYA: Motorists who have pending Automated Enforce­ment System (AES) summonses can opt to pay online at all Road Trans­port Department (JPJ) branches or any MyEG kiosk.

Those who want to pay online can visit the MyEG portal at www.myeg.com.my. An e-Service charge of RM2 will be imposed.

Summonses sent to offenders via registered post will include a photograph of the offence, and this can also be checked online via JPJ’s website or MyEG’s portal.

Motorists who are unsure if they have AES fines are also encouraged to check online by keying-in their MyKad and vehicle registration number.



Marketing executive N. Peter, who received two AES summonses in August and September, was shocked to find out he had two more when he checked online.

“I received my summonses about a month after each offence. When I logged on to the MyEG portal to pay in October, I discovered two more.

“It was all due to speeding at the same location in Kajang,” said Peter.

Private tutor Emma Tan, who received an AES summons late last month, was glad the fine has been reduced by half.

Tan panicked when she received the letter earlier this week, thinking she would have to pay RM300.

“I wish it would be lower as I don’t earn much. I know I made a mistake and I will be more careful in the future,” said Tan.

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