— A Nissan Skyline car, believed to be cloned, was impounded by the Road Transport Department (RTD) during a New Year’s Eve operation conducted at the Sungai Besi Toll Plaza last night.
RTD director-general Datuk Zailani Hashim said the inspection found that the car also had a modified registration number, tinted windows as well as road tax which had expired in 2019.
“The car was impounded and will be handed over to the Customs Department for further inspection,” he said at a press conference on the operation carried out at the Sungai Besi Toll Plaza, here.
During the operations which were held simultaneously nationwide, a total of 3,043 notices were issued involving 1,790 motorcycles, cars (1,150) and 103 of other vehicles such as buses and lorries.
Meanwhile, in a separate New Year’s Eve operation conducted by the Royal Malaysia Police (PDRM), a total of 2,318 summonses involving various traffic offences were issued as at midnight last night.
Bukit Aman Traffic Investigation and Enforcement Department assistant director DSP Huzaili Yaakob said the operation started since 8 am yesterday and among the areas involved were toll plazas in Jalan Duta, Gombak, Kempas (Johor Bahru) and Ipoh Utara.
“Among the offences recorded were driving without valid licence, expired road tax and registration numbers that do not follow the specifications set,” he told reporters at the Jalan Duta Toll Plaza here last night.
Meanwhile, he said the traffic flow nationwide was currently under control and there was no severe congestion reported.
Source: BERNAMA News Agency